【News from SIRONET Members】The 2018 Beijing International Symposium on Science Communication Held in Beijing


On May 30th, the National Day for Science and Technology Community in China, the 2018 Beijing International Symposium on Science Communication was held in Beijing Children’s Palace, co-sponsored by Beijing Association for Science and Technology(BAST) and Beijing Municipal Education Commission. Professionals in Beijing and those from the U.S., Australia, Thailand, South Africa, Germany and Czech Republic attended the Symposium and carried out thorough discussion on how to integrate the communication of scientific ideas and methods into the science education process especially for teenagers in the new era for the purpose of promoting international exchanges and cooperation on science popularization and pushing forward the dual upgrading of theories and practices of science communication in Beijing.Through this event, exchanges and communication among science and technology communities along the silk road countries are also enhanced.This is an active response upon BAST joining the Silk Road NGO Cooperation Network.

Dr. Marielza Oliveira,Director and Representative of UNESCO Beijing Office sent congratualtory messages to appreicate BAST’s efforts and contribution to the development of science coomunication and look forward to actively working with BAST. As a supporter, China Assocation for NGO Cooperartion gives much support to ensure the Symposium’s success.