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UK Science Festivals Network conference 2021

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· Stage
Welcome and Hopin orientation
Ivvet Abdullah-Modinou
2021-01-19T08:55:00Z 2021-01-19T09:00:00Z Europe/London Welcome+and+Hopin+orientation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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SOS: state of the sector
What has the pandemic meant for festivals and live events, and how is the sector rebuilding in meaningful ways for the audiences we serve?
Kathrine Bancroft Ivvet Abdullah-Modinou Laura Williams Farrah Nazir
2021-01-19T09:00:00Z 2021-01-19T09:45:00Z Europe/London SOS%3A+state+of+the+sector https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION: SOS: state of the sector
An unhosted session for informal discussion following the 'SOS: state of the sector' Stage event.
2021-01-19T09:30:00Z 2021-01-19T10:00:00Z Europe/London CONTINUE+THE+CONVERSATION%3A+SOS%3A+state+of+the+sector https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Desk yoga
This yoga class will guide you through some simple exercises that you can use to stay active and feel better wherever you are.
Lucinda Toole
2021-01-19T09:45:00Z 2021-01-19T10:00:00Z Europe/London Desk+yoga https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Hindsight is 2020: running a festival in a pandemic
Hear reflections from those on the front lines of running large-scale events, outdoors and online, during the era of social distancing
Julie Ann Fooshee Maddie Smart Deborah McNeill
2021-01-19T10:00:00Z 2021-01-19T10:45:00Z Europe/London Hindsight+is+2020%3A+running+a+festival+in+a+pandemic https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION: Hindsight is 2020
An unhosted session for informal discussion following the 'Hindsight is 2020' Stage event.
2021-01-19T10:30:00Z 2021-01-19T11:00:00Z Europe/London CONTINUE+THE+CONVERSATION%3A+Hindsight+is+2020 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Petting Zoo
Pop over to our virtual petting zoo and come face-to-face with a tech-savvy, real life goat.
2021-01-19T10:45:00Z 2021-01-19T11:00:00Z Europe/London Petting+Zoo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Stories of grassroots engagement
Grassroot groups share their experiences of supporting and delivering relevant community science engagement during the pandemic.
Arun Bector Marsha  Fisher Anna Woolman
2021-01-19T11:00:00Z 2021-01-19T11:45:00Z Europe/London Stories+of+grassroots+engagement https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION: Stories of grassroots engagement
An unhosted session for informal discussion following the 'Stories of grassroots engagement' Stage event.
2021-01-19T11:30:00Z 2021-01-19T12:00:00Z Europe/London CONTINUE+THE+CONVERSATION%3A+Stories+of+grassroots+engagement https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Desk yoga
This yoga class will guide you through some simple exercises that you can use to stay active and feel better wherever you are.
Lucinda Toole
2021-01-19T11:45:00Z 2021-01-19T12:00:00Z Europe/London Desk+yoga https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
A workplace inclusion journey
Find out about the BSA’s experience of organisation-wide change, as part of its EDI journey, with support from SEA-Change Consultancy.
Tinu  Cornish Katherine Mathieson
2021-01-19T12:00:00Z 2021-01-19T13:00:00Z Europe/London A+workplace+inclusion+journey https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The shift to remote culture
Hear digital innovation expert Matt Locke talk through the rise of remote culture and how cultural organisations should move forward in 2021
Matt Locke
2021-01-19T12:00:00Z 2021-01-19T13:00:00Z Europe/London The+shift+to+remote+culture https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
COP26: Who’s doing what?
Join this discussion session to find out who is planning what for COP26, and to share initial ideas and events your organisation is thinking about.
Dr Penny Fidler
2021-01-19T13:00:00Z 2021-01-19T14:00:00Z Europe/London COP26%3A+Who%E2%80%99s+doing+what%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How to approach diversity & inclusion strategically
Join EDI strategist Lenna Cumberbatch as she opens the floor to your questions on how to best approach EDI strategically within your work.
Lenna Cumberbatch
2021-01-19T13:00:00Z 2021-01-19T14:00:00Z Europe/London How+to+approach+diversity+%26+inclusion+strategically+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How design changed my mindset
Hear how the application of a design thinking framework has helped the Festival of Nature change and adapt, during 2020.
Savita Willmott Elisa Valarani
2021-01-19T14:00:00Z 2021-01-19T15:00:00Z Europe/London How+design+changed+my+mindset https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Introducing the Ideas Fund
Find out more about the Ideas Fund – a new grants programme run by the British Science Association and funded by Wellcome.
Gill Riches Chris Manion
2021-01-19T14:00:00Z 2021-01-19T15:00:00Z Europe/London Introducing+the+Ideas+Fund https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
What should we be talking about today?
Hear reflections from Daniel Aguirre and Ben Wiehe on how they went about creating a safe and brave space for listening to communities and their priorities.
Ben Wiehe Daniel Aguirre
2021-01-19T15:00:00Z 2021-01-19T15:45:00Z Europe/London What+should+we+be+talking+about+today%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION: What should we be talking about today?
An unhosted session for informal discussion following the 'What should we be talking about today?' Stage event.
2021-01-19T15:30:00Z 2021-01-19T16:00:00Z Europe/London CONTINUE+THE+CONVERSATION%3A+What+should+we+be+talking+about+today%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Relational meetings 101
A learning session on how to have conversations that build momentum within communities and allow us to work effectively towards social impact.
Froi Legaspi
2021-01-19T16:00:00Z 2021-01-19T17:00:00Z Europe/London Relational+meetings+101 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
COVID and conspiracy theories
Find out why conspiracies around public health are so prevalent and how to stand up for science using nuanced, considerate engagement.
Joe Pierre
2021-01-19T16:00:00Z 2021-01-19T17:00:00Z Europe/London COVID+and+conspiracy+theories https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Desk yoga
This yoga class will guide you through some simple exercises that you can use to stay active and feel better wherever you are.
Lucinda Toole
2021-01-19T16:45:00Z 2021-01-19T17:00:00Z Europe/London Desk+yoga https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
YARA + DAVINA: our artistic response to 2020
Artistic duo YARA + DAVINA talk about their current artwork ‘Arrivals + Departures' and how, as creative problem solvers, they responded to the context of COVID
Yara El-Sherbini Davina Drummond
2021-01-19T17:00:00Z 2021-01-19T17:45:00Z Europe/London YARA+%2B+DAVINA%3A+our+artistic+response+to+2020 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Virtual Drinks Reception
Grab a cup of tea or a glass of wine and join other attendees in one of the informal drinks receptions to wrap up the day.
2021-01-19T17:30:00Z 2021-01-19T18:30:00Z Europe/London Virtual+Drinks+Reception https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fuk-science-festivals-network-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Gill Riches

Director of Programmes @ British Science Association

Kathrine Bancroft

Public Engagement Manager @UKRI

Davina Drummond

YARA + DAVINA

Yara El-Sherbini

YARA + DAVINA

Tinu Cornish

Director @ SEA-Change Consultancy

Ben Wiehe

Manager, US Science Festival Alliance

Daniel Aguirre

Community Engagement Professional

Lucinda Toole

Yoga Teacher

Anna Woolman

Engagement Manager @ British Science Association

Lenna Cumberbatch

Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

Chris Manion

Head of Grants @ British Science Association

Joe Pierre

MD @ UCLA

Froi Legaspi

Community Organiser @ Citizens UK

Elisa Valarani

Project Manager @ Design Council

Savita Willmott

Chief Executive @ Natural History Consortium

Dr Penny Fidler

CEO @ UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres

Deborah McNeill

Director @ Glasgow Science Festival

Matt Locke

Director @ Storythings

Katherine Mathieson

CEO @ British Science Association

Marsha Fisher

Children's Lead @ Sutton African and Caribbean Cultural Organisation

Arun Bector

Project Manager @ BME Housing Consortium

Maddie Smart

Associate Producer @ Artreach

Julie Ann Fooshee

Researcher @ University of Edinburgh

Farrah Nazir

Strategic Design & Innovation Manager (Public Engagement) @ Wellcome Trust

Laura Williams

Designer

Ivvet Abdullah-Modinou

Head of Engagement @ British Science Association

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