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Play’s the Thing at CASC Conference

Photo courtesy Ontario Science CentreFrom June 12 to 14, the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) will hold its annual conference in London, Ontario, focusing on the theme Learn to Play! Play to Learn! More than 200 delegates hailing from Canada’s science centers and museums, as well as the government, media, and business community, are expected to attend. Sessions will examine topics such as public programs, online communications, exhibit development, and staff recruitment. Silken Laumann, Olympic medalist and author of Child’s Play: Rediscovering the Joy of Play in Our Families and Communities, will present the keynote address.

For more information, visit the conference web site. “Early bird” registration ends May 12.

About the image: Michael Edwards, coordinator of Science East, Fredericton, New Brunswick, participates in the Demonstration Showcase at the CASC Conference. Photo by Neil Burkard.