International Symposium of
Science Museums 2020

Science Museums & Centers with SDGs

2020. 11. 05. (Thu)

2020. 11. 05. (Thu)
09:30 – 09:45 Welcoming Speech

Gukhee YOO President, National Science Museum

09:45 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

Science Museums & Centers with SDGs

[Using the Sustainable Development Goals in Science Museums and Science Centers]

Henry McGhieDirector/Principal, Curating Tomorrow

10:00 - 11:30 Invited Session 1

What are SDGs? Why SDGs are important?


Yeonhee Park Director, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

[Science museums as catalysts for sustainable development]

Jasper Visser Senior partner, VISSCH+STAM / Project Director, Stichting 2030

[The roles of Science Centers and Museums Towards UNSDG2030]

Tit Meng Lim Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore

[Resilience is not enough!]

Walter Staveloz Director Science for Society, YesYouCan Consulting

Q&A (Live)

10:20 - 12:05 Reseach Presentation(Exhibition, Research, Education, Management)
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 13:50 Invited Session 2

Is an inclusive and equitable quality in science education possible?
(SDG 4)


Kongju MunVisiting Researcher, Seoul National University Center for Educational Research

[Role Models Matter: The Power of Representation in STEM Activities and Careers]

Karen PetersonFounder & Chief Executive Officer, National Girls Collaborative Project

[Is Inclusive and Equitable Education Possible?]

Meie van Laar Head of Education & Research, NEMO Science Museum

[Promoting inclusive practices to ensure equitable quality education in informal science learning environments]

Sonya Martin Professor, Seoul National University

Korean Sign Lauguage Interpresentation

Ji-Young YooKorean Sign Language Interpreter, Daegu University Disability Student Support Center

Q&A (Live)

13:00 - 14:45 Reseach Presentation(Exhibition, Research, Education, Management)
13:50 – 14:10 Break
14:10 – 15:30 Invited Session 3

How Science Museums can respond to climate change?
(SDG 13)


Jung-Kyu Lee Director, Seoul Science Center

[The Climate is Right for Change: Museums and Environmental Sustainability]

Amy Hollander Owner, Clould Mill / Museum Strategist, LLC

[Time to get uncomfortable: emotions and values in museum-based climate change communication]

Julie Becker Public Engagement Consultant

[Science Museums’ Responsibilities for Fostering Public Climate Engagement and Action]

Sarah Sutton Principal, Sustainable Museum

Q&A (Live)

15:00 - 16:45 Reseach Presentation(Exhibition, Research, Education, Management)
15:30 – 15:50 Break
15:50 - 17:20 Flash Session


Tae-eung Ha Manager, Busan National Science Museum

[Promoting Science Learning through Science Activities in Outreach Programme to Equity in Education in Thailand]

Kedwadee AtchawisitNational Science Museum Thailand

[Sarn Jai Thai Soo Jai Tai Project Promoting Education and harmony to the South of Thailand]

Rakchanok ButtayotheeNational Science Museum Thailand

[Space and Time Virtual Exhibition : The Way to Move On During Covid-19 Situation]


[Bringing S.T.E.M to Preschools (Outreach)]

Regina Li Wen Ng KidsSTOPβ„’, Science Centre Singapore


Jia Zhen LiowScience Centre Singapore

[Spatial-seasonal variations of the waterfowl community in Mongolian lakes and their surface area reduction]

Namsrai Jargal Chungnam National University

[Petrosains Design Thinking Process: A Structured Approach to Design Thinking]

Nensirati Bt SupahanPetrosains, The Discovery Centre

[Making Science Programme Accessible for All]

Lay Peng / Astra YapKidsSTOPβ„’, Acience Centre Singapore

17:00 - 18:15 Reseach Presentation(Exhibition, Research, Education, Management)
17:20 - 17:40 Break
17:40 - 18:30 Special Session1
COVID-19 Special Session

Imagining Post-COVID-19 Science Museum - Are We Up to the Challenge?
What will it Take?


Walter Staveloz Director Science for Society, YesYouCan Consulting


Tit Meng Lim Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore


Chevy Humphrey The Hazel A. Hare President&CEO, Arizona Science Center


Michael John Gorman Founding Dorector, BIOTOPIA

18:30 Projection Mapping Media Show