Here is a summary report we created for the 2015 Wisconsin Science Festival. This report was designed for stakeholders.
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A feasibility study compiled by Propellus, The Volunteer Centre of Calgary for Beakerhead festival. For those of you who attended the April Festival Community of Practice Webinar hosted by Philadelphia Science Festival; this was alluded to by Danielle Kraus on the call! Thank you to Philly and Beake...
This resource provides an example of a Volunteer Job description used for 21+ events at the Philadelphia Science Festival.
When the Arizona SciTech Fest expanded its calendar, the way it utilized volunteers changed. This resource describes the role of volunteers in supporting the expanded calendar of the Arizona SciTech Fest.
Below is the slide deck from the February, 2017, Accelerator presentation on the "Festival Team," courtesy of the Maine Science Festival.
Recruitment flyer for posting about volunteer positions for the upcoming science festival
Description for job posting/potential hire of interns to serve the festival.
Festival job descriptions
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We’re excited to announce the launch of the latest iteration of the Science Festival Accelerator: Diversity First.
Current Deadline for Lead Applicants is September 17th, 2018
Leads will receive $15,000 in fund...
During the 2019 Science Events Summit a round table of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion festival leads surfaced that one of the things they wanted to see more of was a clear posted code of conduct. This is something that could be applied to collaborators, partners, staff, and/or atten...
The US government has a comprehensive website on how to make your own web resources '508 compliant'. This means making sure that they're accessible to people with disabilities and the many ways that you can be missing the mark without meaning to. This is a great resource for checking what you have, ...
This resource serves as an example of a logistics document for planning an astronomy night for science festivals.
This resource is an example exhibitor registration form.
This resource serves as an example of a Partner Packet for Science Festivals.
This resource is an example exhibitor interest form on a festival website.
The Philadelphia Science Festival's 2015 Exhibitor Registration Packet can serve as an example for developing a registration packet for exhibitors.
In February of 2011 the first ever International Public Science Events Conference (IPSEC) convened for two days in Washington DC. From multi-million dollar citywide festivals, to intimate cafe meetings at the corner pub, new public science events are popping up across the globe. This meeting brought...
The second meeting of the International Public Science Events Conference took place on October 11 - 12, 2012 as an official pre-conference of the Association of Science-Technology Centers' Annual Conference. Download a PDF of the final conference program below.
Science Festival Alliance (SFA) members are encouraged to represent the SFA in professional conferences by including SFA information in presentations, or distributing SFA materials. Please contact SFA staff to coordinate this activity, and we will provide SFA talking points, slides, and other mater...