The 2016 ASDC National Conference
Wednesday 28th of September
The Royal Society, London
We were delighted to welcome delegates of The 2016 ASDC National Conference to the Royal Society, London on Wednesday 28th of September. The ASDC AGM and Gala Dinner were held the day before, on Tuesday 27th of September.
This lively one-day national conference brought 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 science.
This year's guest speakers were:
- Professor Louise Archer, King's College London
- Imran Khan, Wellcome Trust
- Susannah Wiltshire, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
- Zoe Heron, BBC Science
- Lesley Miles, The Royal Society
- Jeremy Curtis, UK Space Agency
- Zaichen Lu, The Prince's Trust
- Chas Bishop, CEO National Space Centre and Chair of ASDC
- Dr Penny Fidler, CEO of ASDC
In the afternoon, and back by popular demand, the conference again featured:
- The Lively Sharing Best Practise Round Table Discussions, with each table chaired by a CEOs of UK Science Centres or senior experts across the Sector.
- The fast-paced Pecha Kucha chaired by Cindy Forde, CEO of Cambridge Science Centre
See photos from this year's conference here.