Registration for #EUSEA2020

We are looking forward to three days filled with discussions, debates and insights on “Conducting Public Engagement in Times of Change”!

#EUSEA 2020 is offering two full conference days plus an exciting pre-conference program with four extra training opportunities. Make sure to arrive on October 28 to attend our in-depth Training Workshops. We do not know yet whether we can integrate the FameLab Ireland Finals into the conference – as was planned for April. But we will definitely celebrate with friends and colleagues at a joyful reception at 16th century Blackrock Castle Oberservatory!

This year’s conference programme can be found here (due to the change of dates changes in the program may follow):

Registration for #EUSEA2020 will open in August 2020.

You will be able to register via this site, links will be provided in July 2020.

Fees’ information:

  • EUSEA Conference Fee for Non-Members: 400€
  • EUSEA Conference Fee for Members: 300€
  • Students: 150€ (please see information on the registration site)
  • Are you a champion of science engagement in Ireland? You may qualify for the Science Foundation Ireland Bursary to attend EUSEA2020. Details will follow in summer.

Isn’t this a good moment for becoming a EUSEA Member, if you still aren’t? We are happy to welcome you to the EUSEA family! Application is easy via our website: Check in here!

Bear in mind that in order to keep our fees low for all participants, all contributors and speakers will need to pay their fees. Thank you for your understanding!

Your registration tickets include conference events for EUSEA2020 with the following catering:

15 April – Delegates transfer to welcome reception and entertainment at Blackrock Castle Observatory

16 April – lunch and coffee break at the Cork School of Music; conference dinner at the River Lee Hotel

17 April – lunch and coffee break at the Cork School of Music


Pre-conference workshops are a small additional fee of 20 € to cover venue and catering.

Make sure to arrive a day early to enjoy a very special Pre-Conference Program plus the Irish FameLab Finals and excursion to Blackrock Castle Observatory on 15 April!

Since the venue of #EUSEA2020 will be the renowned Cork Music School we chose a conference-topic related to this very special location:

Conducting Public Engagement in Times of Dissonances.

These questions will guide our discussions:

  • What does it mean to be a good conductor working with an increasing variety of players?
  • How can we make the “sounds of science” be heard in a cacophony of different noises?
  • Should we strive for harmony? Or seek and enjoy dissonances as those musical elements who make a piece interesting?
  • How do we compose good science communication? And who are our listeners?

Don’t miss this opportunity to share, discuss and develop the diversity of knowledge, experiences, tools and methodologies that make our field vital and relevant across institutions, topics and countries.

Delegates may also enjoy early morning singing and stretching sessions with practitioners at the Cork School of Music library. The top floor of the conference location has exceptional panoramic views of Cork city and the River Lee.

Let’s start the days on a high note!

3 organisers have worked together to prepare an exciting program: The Cork Institute of Technology, Blackrock Castle Observatory and EUSEA.

We would like to thank all our partners who support the EUSEA Conference 2020: