Other Events Archive

Nano & Society Workshop

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 to Thursday, October 4, 2012

The workshop focused on preparing museum educators to engage the public in conversations about the relationship between nanotechnology and society. Workshop participants learned new hands-on activities, full-length programs, and ideas for facilitating visitor experiences in the Nano mini-exhibition. The workshop provided specific training and skill-building in nano and society content, conversation facilitation, and improving and learning from professional practice (Team Based Inquiry). The skills developed in the workshop are readily applied to floor facilitation of other topics, as well. Upon completion, all participants received activity kits, take-home training resources, and post-workshop follow up opportunities.

2011 Risk Science Symposium

Monday, September 19, 2011 to Tuesday, September 20, 2011

This symposium will bring together leading thinkers from industry, government, academia, the media and other non-governmental sectors to explore new ideas on integrative approaches to health risks, uncertainty and innovation, as we look to develop sustainable solutions to global challenges in an increasingly fragile world

NISE Network at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Saturday, October 23, 2010 to Sunday, October 24, 2010

The grand finale of the USA Science and Engineering Festival takes place on October 23-24, 2010 with a two-day EXPO on the National Mall and surrounding venues in Washington D.C. The expo will include over 1,500 fun, hands-on interactive activities and 75 stage shows for all ages and interests. Participating organizations include over 750 companies, universities, museums, research labs, federal agencies, professional societies, community groups and science outreach organizations.