ESOF 2018 (EuroScience Open Forum)

Location: Toulouse, France
Event Date: 2018-07-09
Time: 09:00:00

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ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public. 

Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European forum brings together over 4 000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists from all over the world to discuss breakthroughs in science. More than 40% of the participants are students and young researchers.

The 8th edition of ESOF will take place in Toulouse, France, from 9 till 14 July 2018.

Key dates: 

Call for Scientific sessions:                                       February -June 2017
Call for Science in the City Festival initiatives:         June - September 2017
Call for Careers & Science to Business sessions:    July - October 2017
Call for posters and interactive presentations:          October 2017 - January 2018

Consider that

  • ESOF is the largest interdisciplinary science event in Europe.
  •  ESOF is a cross-road for exchange between scientists, students, policy makers, innovators, industry managers and science media.
  • 2018 is a key year for the preparation of the next framework programme for research and innovation of the European Union and key discussions will occur at ESOF 2018.