The next edition of the conference was announced at the end of the 11th meeting in New Delhi. The 12th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST) will be held for the first time in Italy, at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Florence, from 18th to 20th April, 2012. The Italian bid was selected after a rigorous competition with other cities.
The general title of the conference will be Quality, Honesty and Beauty in science and technology communication. Proposed areas will include themes like science journalism, science communication and science in society research, science museums and communication activities by research institutions.
Plenary speeches will be delivered by key international experts in science communication research and practice.
Among the partners currently involved in hosting the conference: the Italian Council for the Social Sciences, Fondazione Giannino Bassetti for responsibility in innovation, INAF – National Institute for Astrophysics and Galileo Museum.
Here some pictures from PCST 2010 conference in New Delhi: