We are delighted to
invite you to join us at The 2017 ASDC National Conference. This year's
conference is being hosted by Dynamic Earth in the beautiful city of Edinburgh
on Wednesday 20th of September.
The theme for this year's conference is 'Rising to Future Challenges'.
This lively one-day
national conference brings together professionals from the UK's leading Science
and Discovery Centres, Science Museums, Natural History and Environment
organisations, Research Councils, Universities, Public Engagement organisations
and all others with an interest in engaging the public and schools with
The ASDC AGM and Conference Dinner will be held the day before, on Tuesday 19th of September.
The programme will feature exciting guest speakers,
Chas Bishop, Chair of ASDC and CEO of the National Space Centre
Professor Sheila Rowan, Chief Scientific
Adviser for the Scottish Government and Director of the Institute for
Gravitational Research, University of Glasgow.
Linda Conlon, CEO of Centre for Life Newcastle.
Dr Hermione Cockburn, Scientific Director at Dynamic Earth.
Alison Robinson, Director of Corporate Affairs, Natural Environment Research Council
Dr Penny Fidler, CEO of ASDC.
Gary Moss, Senior Adviser at Merlin and
Chairman of Brand Vista.
Anna Ramsay, Public Engagement Development Manager, Wellcome Trust.
Phil Winfield, CEO of At-Bristol Science
Corentin Guillo, CEO of Bird.i
Plus, back by popular demand:
The Lively Sharing Best Practice Round Table
Discussions, with each table chaired by CEOs of UK Science Centres or
senior experts across the Sector.