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The BIG event 2018


The BIG Event is a three day get-together every summer to share skills and experiences, develop professional links and keep up-to-date with the STEM engagement field. This is the place to hone your skills and recharge your professional batteries, pick up great ideas and show off your talents to peers.

It provides an unmissable opportunity to squeeze the skills and ideas out of all the STEM engagement people you can in a short space of time. It’s like power juice for STEM communicators.


The content for the BIG Event is created by the members. And the people who say they get the most out of it are the people who contribute the content. The call for session proposals is now closed.


Jan 2018 - The Call for session proposals opens

The Call for session proposals is open until 27 February 2018. Propose a session here:

Feb 2018 - Registration opens (early bird prices); proposals close; sessions approved

April 2018 - Early bird registration closes and full price registration opens; BIG Bursaries open

May 2018 - BIG Bursaries close 

June 2018 - Final programme published

July 2018 - Event takes place 18-20 July at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Watch this space, follow us on Twitter @bigchats or sign up to the big-chat email discussion list for developments

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