Schedule

Preliminary programme

Monday, 17 June, 2013

 

13:30 – Bus leaves to workshop venue

14:00 – Closed meeting of the ASTRONET Task 5.3 Working Group in preparation of the workshop.

15:00Opening remarks – Lars Lindberg Christensen (ESO) and Markus Pössel (Haus der Astronomie)

 

Session 1: Supranational aspects of EPO (chair: Jens Kube)

15:15UNAWE and EUNAWE – A Europe-wide and global effort to bring astronomy to children – Pedro Russo (UNAWE) 20 + 5 min.

15:40The Office of Astronomy for Development: Why Astronomy must go global – Cecilia Scorza (Haus der Astronomie, TBC) 20 + 5 min.

16:05EPO at ESA in multinational context – Markus Bauer (ESA) 15 + 5 min.

16:25 – Coffee break

16:45Science in School – Highlighting the best in science teaching and research – Marlene Rau (EMBL)  15 + 5 min.

17:05Outreach via Planetaria, radio, etc. – Javier Armentia (Planetario de Pamplona) 15 + 5 min.

17:25A Network of Visitor Centers at European Radio Astronomy Observatories – Francisco Colomer (Instituto Geográfico Nacional) 15 + 5 min.

17:45In classroom with the Virtual Observatory: a new  tool for students and teachers – Massimo Ramella (INAF-OATs) 15 + 5 min.

18:05 – End of first day

Tour of Haus der Astronomie

18:35 – Bus leaves to Hotel Central

~19:30 – Dinner at Restaurant TATI

 

Tuesday, 18 June, 2013

 

Session 2: Sharing knowledge on a multilingual continent (Chair: Massimo Ramella)

08:30 – Bus leaves to workshop venue

09:00Translating to 20 languages on a deadline — about ESO’s Science Outreach Network – Olivier Hainaut (ESO) 15 + 5 min.

09:20Scientix – building a community for science education in Europe – Agueda Gras-Velazquez (European Schoolnet, TBC) 15 + 5 min.

09:40Using the right channels to reach the right target groups with the right products – Lars Lindberg Christensen (ESO) 15 + 5 min.

10:00 – Panel discussion (with questions from the audience): Efficient sharing of educational and outreach material across languages and cultures – how can it work?

Speakers + Pedro Russo

10:30 – Coffee break

 

Session 3: Outreach and the career scientist (Chair: Francisco Colomer)

11:00Outreach performed by “Units of Scientific Culture” in astronomical research centers – Natalia Ruiz Zelmanovitch (AstroMadrid) 15 +5 min.

11:20Examples from an exoplanet scientist – Lisa Kaltenegger (MPIA, CfA) 15+5 min.

11:40 – Panel discussion
Speakers + Grazina Tautvaisiene

12:10 – Lunch

 

Session 4: Astronomy in the context of science education (Chair: Loïc Bommersbach)

13:30 – The use of Z-flux to show astronomy-related content in 3D – An Van der Eecken (UGent-Volkssterrenwacht, TBC) 15 + 5 min.

13:50EduCosmos: Participative science for high school students with 1m telescopes –  Olga Suarez (Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur) 15 min.

14:05 A network of telescopes for classrooms – Anne-Laure Melchior (European Hands On Universe) 15 min.

14:20Citizen science projects – Rob Simpson (Zooniverse) 15 +5 min.

14:40Deep Space – Enquiry based learning for the classroom – Tania Johnston (Royal Observatory Edinburgh Visitor Centre and STFC) 15+5 min.

15:00The Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP) and the creation a network of Galileo Schools – Rosa Doran (GTTP) 15 + 5 min.

15:20 – Coffee break

15:40 – Panel discussion: Astronomy education and outreach – what should be done on a European level?

16:10 – Closing words

16:20 – End of workshop