SCWS 2020

Past Conferences

1

SCWC, 14-18 June 1996

Vantaa, Finland. Heureka, The Finnish Science Centre.

Theme: “Learning for Tomorrow”

2

SCWC, 11-15 January 1999

Calcutta, India. National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Science Centres and Science City.

Theme: “Catalysts for a Better Tomorrow”

3

SCWC, 10-14 February 2002

Canberra, Australia. Questacon, Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre.

Theme: “Science Centres Inspiring a New Generation”

4

SCWC, 10-14 April 2005

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/FIOCRUZ) and the Museu da Vida (Museum of Life).

Theme: “Science Centres: Breaking Barriers, Engaging Citizens”

5

SCWC, 15-20 June 2008

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ontario Science Centre, with optional one day program at Science North in Sudbury, Ontario.

Theme: “Science Centres as Agents of Change? Locally, Nationally and Internationally”

6

SCWC, 4-8 September 2011

Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town Science Centre.

Theme: “Science Across Cultures”

SCIENCE CENTER WORLD SUMMIT (SCWS)

1

SCWS, 17-19 March 2014

Mechelen, Belgium, Technopolis.

Theme: “Public engagement for a better world”

2

SCWS, 15-17 November 2017

Tokyo, Japan, Miraikan.

Theme: “ Connecting the World for a Sustainable Future”

3

SCWS 2-4 December 2020

Mexico City, Mexico

Theme: “Towards an Equitable Future”