Sharing science : towards new horizons

Du 9 au 14 juillet 2018 - Toulouse, France

Publié le 19 octobre 2017, par Thérèse Hameau

The call for scientific session proposals

The next EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) will be held in Toulouse from 9 to 14 July 2018. ESOF is a biennial interdisciplinary general science meeting and the highlight of the European science calendar.

ESOF 2018 is constructed around the motto “Sharing science : towards new horizons”. Sharing science means bridging barriers between disciplines, communities and countries, making a link between generations, encouraging and welcoming citizen aspirations and initiatives, and being the anchor of a knowledge based society.

Sessions will focus on current and future path-breaking science and its ways of producing and sharing knowledge and innovation. ESOF includes all disciplines. At ESOF, the word “science” is understood as encompassing the arts, social sciences and humanities as well as physical and life sciences, engineering and medicine. Science and technology are now embedded in a myriad of contexts, greatly affecting the everyday life of people across virtually every corner of the globe. Many of the universal challenges of all societies are now pervaded by science and technology. We take into consideration transversal themes such as risk, inequalities, gender and ethics in the proposal for sessions, inviting in particular interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary approaches from the social sciences and the humanities.


ESOF 2018 à Toulouse

Illustrant le succès d’une dynamique collective, Toulouse a été choisie pour accueillir la 8e édition d’ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum), la plus grande rencontre interdisciplinaire sur la science et l’innovation en Europe​, en juillet 2018.


Le programme ESOF 2018

Le programme d’ESOF 2018 s’étend sur 6 jours et se décline sur plusieurs volets, dont le contenu est établi par un comité international sur la base de propositions de la communauté scientifique à partir de thèmes d’actualité relatifs à la science et à la technologie. La plupart des sessions se dérouleront en anglais.


FOSTER+, EC’s MSCA Office and Marie Curie Alumni Association invite you to join us at our various "Open Science in Action" sessions, "boot camp" and side events (Toulouse, France, 9-14 July 2018).

ESOF 2018