ERC at Ecsite Annual Conference
5 - 8 June 2024
10.00 - 18.45 CEST
GR - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
ERC and the European Network of Science Centres and Museums (Ecsite)

The European network of science centres and museums (Ecsite) gathers more than 350 organisations committed to inspiring people with science and technology and enabling dialogue between science and society. 
Taking place in June, the Ecsite Annual Conference is the most prominent meeting of science engagement professionals in Europe, bringing together more than 1000 professionals from over 50 countries who join together to share their expertise. This year more than 75 sessions which explore a wide range of topics. 

The ERC will take part with a session and 3 of its grantees. 


7 June 2024

12.00 – 13.15 CEST | Close encounters with frontier science 


  • Amito Haarhuis, Director of Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Leiden, Netherlands
  • Rosaria Carbone, Communication Adviser, ERCEA 


  • Marusa Bradac, ERC grantee, Professor of Physics/Astrophysics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia 
  • Matevz Dular, ERC grantee, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia 
  • Ilse van Zeeland, Senior Content Developer Exhibitions, Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Leiden, Netherlands 
  • Raphael Chanay, Head of Museological Projects in the Exhibition Department at Universcience Paris, France

8 June 2024

10.30 – 11.30 CEST | Keynote speech on Machine vision in everyday life

12.00 – 13.15 CEST | Follow-up conversation session


  • Brad Irwin


  • Jill Walker Rettberg, ERC grantee, Professor, Co-Director of the Center for Digital Narrative, University of Bergen, Norway

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Speaker’s bios
Head of Interpretation and Exhibition Projects - Palais de la découverte et Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, Paris, France
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia