Outreach at EPSC

Outreach at the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC)

The Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) is an opportunity for sharing the latest developments in planetary science with communities hosting Europlanet’s annual meeting and around the world, as well as a platform for discussing tools, approaches, outcomes and innovations within the planetary outreach and education community.

Submit your abstract for the ODAA sessions at EPSC2022 before 18 May 2022:

ODAA4 – Public engagement via live online astronomy events: Sharing experiences, looking ahead

ODAA5 – Tools, resources and opportunities for education initiatives in planetary science and astronomy

ODAA6 – Open planetary science for effective knowledge co-creation and dissemination

Details of outreach activities at EPSC2022 are coming soon!

EPSC2021 put together an active programme of outreach activities to share the fascination and inspiration of planetary science with people around the world and to build links with new communities.

EPSC2021 Goes Live for Schools

Once again, the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) will be opening its doors to schools and giving students a glimpse of how contemporary science is done.

Teachers and students are kindly invited to join us virtually with their classroom or educational institute  (suggested age range 12-18 years old or older).

Find out more about EPSC Goes Live for Schools 2021

EPSC2021 Planetary Science Wiki Edit-a-thon

Wiki-edit-a-thon EPSC2021 advertisement

The Diversity Committee of the Europlanet Society, in collaboration with Women in Red and WikiDonne, organised an Edit-a-thon during EPSC2021 to highlight diversity within the planetary science community.

The Edit-a-thon kicked off with an intro event on Friday 17th September at 5:30pm.

Find out more about the Wiki Edit-a-thon

International Observe the Moon Night

EPSC2021 teamed up with International Observe the Moon Night to encourage everyone to connect with lunar enthusiasts around the world and see how Moon changes during the month between EPSC in mid-September and International Observe the Moon Night on 16 October.

More details coming soon!

#InspiredByOtherWorlds arts contest

The Europlanet Society Congress (EPSC) 2021 is inviting schools  and space enthusiasts of all ages to get creative and share their artworks and performances inspired by other worlds in a contest called #InspiredByOtherWorlds.

The theme this year is ‘Ingenuity’. Let your imagination take us on a voyage through our Solar System and planets around distant stars! Show us how you have been inspired to create drawings, storytelling, pictures, videos, models, craft works or art installations at home. 

Find out more about #InspiredByOtherWorlds

#PlanetaryScience4All video contest

The Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Communication working group offered doctoral candidates, Bachelor’s and Master’s students involved in planetary science the opportunity to showcase their research through a 4-minute video contest called #PlanetaryScience4All.

Videos were be shown during a dedicated session during the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) 2021. The winner of the competion, will receive a free registration for EPSC2022 in Granada.

Find out more about #PlanetaryScienceForAll