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Wednesday 10th July 

08:00 - 09:00 Registration and coffee Atrium

09:00 - 09:30 Introduction to SIP 2019  Room G.36

09:30 - 10:30 Keynote from Luisa Massarani Room G.36

10:30 - 11:00 Break Atrium

11:00 - 12:30 Parallel Sessions 1

1A - Science communication teaching and research in a global context Room 3.21

1B - Towards participatory problem-solving: conversations between science communities in Europe and Africa Room 3.22

1C - Dynamics of interdisciplinary and inter-publics engagements Room 3.23

1D - Media representations Room 3.24

1E - The art & science of Aeon Room 3.25

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Atrium

13:30 - 15:00 Lightning Talks 1 Room G.36

15:00 - 15:30 Break Atrium

15:30 - 17:00 Parallel Sessions 2

2A - Diversity in the cultures of physics: physics engagement in Europe Room 3.21

2B - Play and Performance Room 3.22

2C - Policy and practice 1: national perspectives on global issues Room 3.23

2D - Perspectives on placemaking in science engagement: provocations & world cafe Room 3.24

18:00 - 20:00 Immerse Salford Media City

Attendees for Immerse need to register here by 10th July. Travel from MMU to the venue will be arranged.


Thursday 11th July 

08:30 - 09:00 Coffee Atrium

09:00 - 10:30 Parallel Sessions 3

3A - RETHINK the science communication ecosystem Room 3.21

3B - Community engagement Room 3.22

3C - Policy and practice 2: case studies Room 3.23

3D - History of science in public Room 3.24

3E - What does community-led science engagement look like? Room 3.25

10:30 - 11:00 Break Atrium

11:00 - 12:30 Parallel Sessions 4

4B - Perspectives on participation Room 3.22

4C - Policy and practice 3: strategies and approaches Room 3.23

4D - On the public history of science and technology Room 3.24

4E - Science fiction and scientists in fiction Room 3.25

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Atrium

13:30 - 14:30 Keynote from Hana Ayoob Room G.36

14:30 - 17:00 Sci-comm marketplace Atrium

17:00 - 18:00 Science Ceilidh Atrium

18:00 Sci-comm Megaburrito Manchester Eateries