Just off to New York. Conference is about Science and Performance [and Science Festivals]

The title of my talk is: What’s not a Science Festival? A tentative taxonomy of a rapidly evolving genus. Content of three slides from the presentation below.

Continua for variables

•Key messages: celebration  < > examination
•Audience [s] targeted : children/families < > adults
•Venues used : public < > scientific
•Venue map: dense < >distributed
•Topics featured: old science < > contemporary science
•Programming team: scientists < > non-scientists
•Communication style: one way < > two way

University led or owned

•Key messages
Celebration–|——-Examination
•Audience targeted
Children/Families..|……Adults
•Nature of venues
Public…….|..Scientific
• Venue map
Clustered …..|……Diffuse
•Topics featured
Old Science….|….New Science
•Responsibility for programming
Scientists..|……….Non-scientists

•Communication mode
One way..|……..Two way

Municipally led or owned

•Key messages
Celebration……..|…Examination
•Audience targeted
Children/Families……..|..Adults
Nature of venues
Public–|——-Scientific
• Venue map
Clustered ..|……Diffuse
•Topics featured
Old Science……|..New Science
•Responsibility for programming
Scientists …….|..Non-scientists
•Communication mode
One way……|….Two way
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~ by Frank Burnet on October 26, 2010.

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