ESOF News

ESOF Science meets poetry founder wins the World Prize of Humanism for 2018

Mr Jean-Patrick Connerade, President of the EASAL and  former President of EuroScience was awarded the World Prize of Humanism for 2018, by the Ohrid Academy of Humanism. A great and well deserved distinction for Mr Connerade, initiator and inspired organisor of the "Science meets poetry" event in each ESOF.

ESOF 2018 will proudly carry on this tradition: the "Science meets poetry" event will be held in Toulouse, on 12 July 2018 at the Académie des Jeux floraux, co-organisor.

The Call for Posters is now open!

For the first time, the Poster session is an integrated part of ESOF 2018.

Get involved in the General Poster Session, the Student competition or through a Flash Oral Presentation and come boost your work's visibility in front of a top level interdisciplinary audience.

Committees and DG Research visit in Toulouse

Very busy, buzzy days for the ESOF 2018 team in Toulouse!

On September 21-22th, the Programme Committee met in Toulouse to review the proposals made in the framework of the “Science programme” Call for Sessions. Then the Steering Committee gathered September 28-29 and validate some important advancement points regarding the preparation of ESOF 2018. The programme of the next ESOF is now taking shape.

EuroScience selects Trieste to organize ESOF 2020 and Leiden/The Hague for ESOF 2022

EuroScience and the ESOF Supervisory Board are proud to announce that the EuroScience Open Forum 2020 will be hosted from 4 to 10 July 2020 in Trieste, Italy, and that ESOF 2022 will be organized by Leiden/The Hague, The Netherlands, in July 2022.

ESOF 2018 invited by Campus France in Paris, 3-5 July 2017

For the second year in a row, Campus France is organizing its international “Meetings for Innovation and Research”, which will be held from July 3 to 5 in the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris.

June 2017 newsletter

Find out about the prolongation of "Scientific Sessions" call, the opening of initiatives for the Science in the City Festival and ESOF 2018 Toulouse presence at different international events in our June 2017 newsletter.

Call for initiatives for Science in the City Festival is launched

We are pleased to announce that the call for Initiatives for the Science in the City Festival has been launched! This Festival, dedicated to the general public, will be held from 7 until 15 July 2018. This open call invites all the related actors (associations, museums, researchers, artists, ...) to propose their events about science or innovation and take part of the Festival programme. The deadline for submission for this call for initiatives is 30 September 2017.

Solidarity with Manchester

Ten months ago, Manchester was organising the 7th edition of the EuroScience Open Forum / ESOF 2016.

Today, the team of the next edition, ESOF Toulouse 2018, is very sad and wishes to express solidarity with the people from Manchester, touched yesterday evening by an horrible attack.

Now it’s time for sadness but hope remains for better days acknowledging that science, human intelligence and open mindness are key for a more human society.

New deadline for the Scientific Sessions call !

The call for proposals for the Scientific Programme is prolonged until Friday 23nd June 2017,11:59 p.m CET. You can submit your proposals through our online submissions platform.

We encourage proposals from the Science community at large, within the academic sector and outside: corporate R&D, science media and communication, and also various social actors whose voice must be heard within the science debate.

5th local meeting ESOF 2018 - What about Robots and Humans interactions?

The 5th Preparatory Meeting ESOF2018 “Robots and Humans, how do they cooperate?” took place in Toulouse, 12 May, as part of the Fablab Festival 2017. Highlights of a very rich and lively conference and state of the art about drones, health assistance robots and future of robotics.