ISSM 2021

OVERVIEW

Title
  • International Symposium of Science Museums 2021
Period
  • November 4~5, 2021
Topic
  • Science Capital & Science Museums
Venue
  • Offline at National Science Museum & Online Live Stream
Host
  • Ministry of Science and ICT
Organizer
  • National Science Museum
Sponsor
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum, Gwangju National Science Museum, Daegu National Science Museum, Busan National Science Museum, Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science & Creativity, Daejeon International Marketing Enterprise, Korea Tourism Organization

International Symposium of Science Museums?

International Symposium of Science Museums(ISSM) is a meaningful platform to gather science/museum professional across the world to explore major issues around science museums, have active discussion and seek solutions. At ISSM, science museum professionals interact with one another and share recent information and trend.

Goal 1

We draw out key issues facing science museum and science cente

Goal 2

We promotes interdisciplinary discussions between the fields of science, technology, humanities, social sciences, arts and culture.

Goal 3

We build a global network in order to realize all of the mentioned aims.

Hosted by National Science Museum

In 1990, the National Science Museum moved to the Daedeok Science Town. Since then it took on a role of a national science museum that collect, preserve, research, exhibit and educate on the subject of engineering, industrial technology, science, technology, and nature.
The museum occupies space of about 49,862㎡. with exhibition area of 16,740㎡. and various science and culture facilities such as space science park, water science park.

National Science Museum Website

History of ISSM

2021
  • Science Capital & Science Museums
2020
  • Science Museums & Centers with SDGs
  • Participants from 18 Nations
2019
  • Science Museums as a Platform of Culture
  • 623 Participants from 16 Nations
2018
  • Science Museums in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • 669 Participants from 16 Nations
2017
  • Art in Science
  • 501 Participants from 11 Nations
2016
  • Social Responsibility of Science Museums
  • 814 Participants from 15 Nations
2015
  • The spread of Scientific Culture Based on Imagination and Creativity
  • 630 Participants from 12 Nations
2014
  • Dialogue between Science and Public
  • 530 Participants from 7 Nations
2013
  • Future Science Museum We Desire
  • 147 Participants from 9 Nations
2012
  • New Horizon for Science and Creativity in the Science Museum Field
  • 248 Participants from 7
2011
  • Science Museums and Creativity
  • 100 Participants from 12 Nations