World Federation of Science Journalists

Public communication of science and technology 2012

Welcome to PCST 2012!

The organizing committee of the 12th PCST is proud to invite you to participate in the scientific and social & cultural programs of the 12th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, that will be held in Florence, Italy, April 18th - 20th, 2012.

This Conference is a continuation of the very successful PCST series. The 11 previous PCST conferences were held in each of the 5 continents ranging from Canada (1994) to China (2005); from South Africa (2002) to Australia (1996).

This year’s Conference will again represent the largest single gathering devoted to the subject, thanks to the massive participation of professionals and graduating students from all over the world, making the PCST 2012 the ideal arena for exchanging information and an international forum to discuss your emerging ideas and plans for research and development relative to the Public Communication of Science and Technology. Keynote speakers will be drawn from internationally renowned leaders in the field.

The PCST 2012 will take place at the Florence Congress Center, which is located in the heart of Florence, close to the most famous monuments of the city known as the cradle of the Renaissance. The enjoyable social programme will also give you a sample of the Italian atmosphere and refined taste for welcoming.

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