European Science TV and New Media Festival - Screenings and Keynote Talk by Charis Xinari and Panel-led Discussion on the Forward Look on New Media

The European Science TV and New Media Festival and Awards bring together the best productions from across Europe featuring science and technology. They range from TV documentaries and drama, through innovative magazine shows to the growing range of Web and other new media output. The Festival is also an occasion to discuss with leading professionals issues affecting both science and the TV/New Media worlds.

Join us on Sunday 16th June for a free afternoon of screening centered around The Forward Look on New Media, and a keynote from Charis Xinari from the Forward Look board, based at the European University


11.00 - The Forgotten Epidemic – WDR Germany
11.55 - Science Club - Episode 6 of the series – Science Club, BBC


14.00 - Keynote Talk and Panel-led Discussion Session
The Future of New Media – a Ten Year Forward Look
Keynote Talk: Dr Charis Xinari, The European University, Cyprus, Member of the European Science Foundation’s Forward Look Panel

Panel-led Discussion:
Chair: Andrew Millington, Director EuroPAWS, OMNI Communications
Speakers include: Dr. Padraig Murphy, Lecturer and Programme Chair MSc Science Communication, School of Communications, Dublin City University, and Dr Susan Schreibman, Senior Lecturer Digital Humanities, Trinity College Dublin.

15:00 - TEA BREAK


15.15 - A selection of New Media Productions:

The Human Animal – The Natural History Museum of Denmark

Breaking Ground, one of UCD and IADT Science Expression Short Films – University College Dublin & The National Film School IADT, Ireland

“FÁBRIKA, CIÊNCIA A BRINCAR” – Fabrica Centro Ciencia Viva de Aveiro, Portugal

SDKids: Science Demonstrations by Kids – Exploratorio Centro Ciencia Viva, Coimbra, Portugal

Engenharia num Minuto (Engineering in One Minute) - Are you aware of the Global Importance of Engineering? – RTP Informacao, Portugal

Ferenc Krausz: The Paparazzo of Electrons – Max Planck Institute, Germany

Chemistry of Things – Science Office, Portugal

Smart Science for Good Food – UCD Innovation Showcase, Ireland

Crucell Influenza – Explanatory Science Film, from 2Preform, The Netherlands

CSI Death on the Czech Sea Shore – Charles University, Prague, The Czech Republic

Harnessed River – Fontis TV Production, Prague, The Czech Republic

Writing with your Eyes – CNRS Images, France

16:30 - Invisible Nature: Episode 3, The Power of Plants – Mona Lisa Production for France 5
17:25 - Paleontologica, episode of series Geosfora – AGA-Associacao, Geoparque Arouca, for RTP Channel 2, Portugal
17.52 - CLOSE

The Festival is organised by EuroPAWS and Euroscience in association with the Science Gallery, and sponsored by BASF, Janssen, the La Caixa Foundation, NEF: The Innovation Institute, Science Foundation Ireland.

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  • Where: Paccar Theatre
  • Price: Free - Please register for a day even if you only intend to come to one or two sessions; registration helps us know potential numbers

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