PCST 2012: Quality, Honesty and Beauty in Science and Technology Communication


The conference programme of the XII International Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, Quality, Honesty and Beauty in Science and Technology Communication, which will be held in Florence from the 18th to the 20th of April, 2012, is now on-line. The programme lists all registered speakers and titles of papers and sessions. It also includes abstracts of panel sessions.

PCST 2012 in Florence offers a very attractive scientific programme, with leading international keynote speakers, over 95 sessions of papers, debates and ‘show tell and talk’ sessions, performances, videos and a special meeting for PhD students. Participants have also access to the rich social and cultural programme, including an opening event and cocktail in one of the most beautiful and prestigious Florence palaces, Palazzo Vecchio, and a conference reception in the heart of the city.

Confirmed Speakers are: 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), Ilaria Capua (OIE-FAO Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and IZSVe), Massimiano Bucchi (Università di Trento).

The official language of the conference is English.

Further details and practical information are available:



To register and for further details, please visit www.pcst2012.org.