UNESCO International Day of Light: Illuminating Education Conference

News del 02/04/2019

The Illuminating Education Conference is the Flagship Celebration of the International Day of Light 2019 held at the UNESCO Category 1 Institute ICTP in Trieste on 16 May 2019.

Presentations will cover a wide range of topics, from inspiring science to practical career advice.

The conference keynote speaker is ICTP Distinguished Lecturer Sir Michael Berry from the University of Bristol who will speak on Optica Fantastica - Images to Illuminate the Physics of Light, a topic ideally suited to engage interest and promote science outreach to the public of all ages. Other presentations will see a wide range of leading international speakers discuss diverse subjects such as light and development, international collaborations, issues relating to light and science education in general, career development and more.

Representatives from the International Astronomical Union and UNESCO-ICTP will be speaking. A Student Session will feature students from the international networks of EPS, IAPS, IEEE, OSA, and SPIE, discussing how they promote science outreach, and how they see their careers in science developing in the future.

Deadline for registration is 10 May 2019.

More information: here.