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Promoting the understanding and use of science and technology through interactive exhibits, displays and programmes
The Science Centre World Summit 2014 was held from 17-19 March 2014 in Mechelen, Belgium
At the 6th Science Centre World Congress convened in Cape Town, South Africa, from 4-8 September 2011, 416 delegates from 56 countries
assessed the impact of science centres worldwide and formulated plans that will ensure that they continue to play a constructive role
in addressing global issues at the interface between science and society. The Congress continued the dialogue from previous world
gatherings in Finland (1996), India (1999), Australia (2002), Brazil (2005) and Canada (2008).
The Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC) pays tribute to Tata Nelson Mandela. Our nationís greatest
son has now left us and, whilst we pass on our deepest sympathies to Madibaís family and friends, we also mourn our loss.
The 16th SAASTEC Conference will be held at the
Nelson Mandela Bay Science & Technology Centre from the 17 - 20 November
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To increase public awareness of the science of crystallography and how it underpins most technological developments in our modern
To inspire young people through public exhibitions, conferences and hands-on demonstrations in schools
To illustrate the universality
Please note: the date for proposal submissions has been extended to 20 June.