ESOF2020 Trieste Postponed to September

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, ESOF2020 will be postponed to 2-6 September

Registrations are Open!

We are looking forward to meeting you during ESOF2020, September 2-6 in Trieste and Online!


All travel grants remain available for the postponed event in September.





The EuroScience Open Forum in Trieste relaunches with a new format and an updated programme

New online sessions and themes tied to Covid-19 have been added.

Relaunch has been announced today for ESOF2020, the largest European conference on science and technology, postponed from July to September due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With more than 150 sessions and over 700 speakers in an updated programme, including an innovative hybrid format and distinguished international guests, ESOF is more vital and attractive than ever.

The Science in the City Festival has also been confirmed, with several events already taking place in the weeks to come


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Experts from across Europe discuss the sustainable governance of the Internet at EuroDIG, the first satellite event of ESOF2020

"Imagine the world without the Internet – 30 years ago society would have faced even more challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic happening right now" says Thomas Schneider, Swiss Ambassador and President of the EuroDIG Association, the organisers of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance, the first satellite event of ESOF2020 Trieste.

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Why we have moved ESOF to September - By Stefano Fantoni

In this editorial, ESOF2020 Stefano Fantoni explains the reasoning and the decision to postpone ESOF to September 2-6

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