Scientix Conference 2014 – Call for Papers

Scientix-ConferenceThe 2nd Scientix Conference will take place 24 – 26th October 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. With the expected participation of around 550 teachers, policymakers, researchers and project managers, it will be one of the major networking events in STEM education in Europe.

The participation will be free of charge. Moreover, accommodation will be covered for all 550 participants and there will be travel grants available for teachers.

The Scientix 2 Conference is a unique opportunity to learn more about different science education projects in Europe, get to know the people behind the projects, and share your expertise, knowledge and best practices with colleagues from across Europe. Also, it gives a thourough view of the potential and possibilities of the Scientix portal and community.

The conference is targeted especially at STEM teachers, but also other Science education actors, such as researchers, policy makers, teacher trainers and science communicators, are invited to participate.

This call for papers offers an opportunity to present and discuss your work and your experience in the area of STEM education in primary and secondary levels.

The call for papers is now open to four different types of contributions:

•Presentations on different topics related to Science Education (60+ presentations consisting of 15-minute talks plus 5 minutes for questions will be selected. Expected number of people in audience: between 30 and 100).
•Stands for public-funded projects (25 will be selected. In addition to a stand during the whole event, the projects will also count with a 3-minute presentation associated during the plenary session where they will be able to highlight why should participants, specially teachers, go visit their stand)
•Hands-on workshops (12 will be selected. The workshops will be 40 minutes long. Number of participants: 30 – 40)
•Round tables (4 will be selected. The round tables will be 40 minutes long. Number of participants: 30 – 40)

The registration deadline for the call for papers is 31st July 2014.

Read more and apply here.

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