World Federation of Science Journalists

Euroscience Mediterranean Event 2009

ESME 2009, which will take place from 15 to 19 October 2009, in Athens, at the "THEATRON" cultural centre "Hellenic Cosmos".

Under the auspices of Euroscience, the European Association for the promotion of science and technology, ESME 2009 is the first in a series of biennial events, dedicated to scientific research and innovation. ESME provides a platform for dialogue on science and technology, society and policy, following the pattern of the Euroscience Open Forum, while focusing on the specific characteristics and needs of the Mediterranean region.

Euroscience Mediterranean Event 2009 aims at bringing together scientists and young researchers, senior government officials, policy makers, NGOs, academics and science communicators from all fields of science, thus providing a unique networking opportunity for all interested parties. Through keynote lectures, selected workshops, papers and exhibition sessions, ESME 2009 intends to assess the challenges facing the Mediterranean area's scientific development and to focus on the future opportunities while featuring the best practices.

For more information visit the official site: http://www.esme2009.org/