The call for proposals for the XII International Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, which will be held in Florence from the 18th to the 20th of April, 2012, is now closed. More than 500 proposals from five continents were submitted. The final programme will be announced in January 2012.
Plenary speeches will be delivered by leading international experts in science communication research and practice. The official language of the conference is English.
Plenary Speakers will include: Piero Angela (RAI, Italian Public TV), Felice Frankel (MIT), Helga Nowotny (President, European Research Council), Semir Zeki (University College London), Martin W. Bauer (LSE, editor of journal Public Understanding of Science), John Durant (MIT Museum of Science), Edna Einsiedel (University of Calgary), Bruce V. Lewenstein (Cornell University).
Further details and practical information are available:
• grants for junior participants
More info at www.pcst2012.org.