Call for submissions for the PCST Suzhou Symposium (17-19 October 2024) now open

19 January 2024

Suzhou, a city mingling innovation and classics, is ready to host refreshing and sparkling conversation from 17 to 19 October 2024 to renew our science communication community.

We invite symposium submissions that represent the diversity of global science communication activity, including research articles, practical case studies, and popular science performances. Proposals within the theme of ‘Communicating Science across Cultures’ are welcome.

Register online and submit (under 500 words) by 29 February 2024.

Contributions will be reviewed and those selected will be scheduled for onsite presentations. Participants for the plenary roundtables will also be selected based on the quality of the abstracts received.

For those proposing science performances, please communicate with Professor Guoyan Wang directly via email on

This conference will be held in the most beautiful season of the Suzhou Gardens.

The PCST Suzhou Symposium 2024 is proudly supported by PCST and jointly organised by Soochow University (SU, Suzhou) and the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC, Hefei).

The Symposium has received support from the Chinese Society for Science and Technology Journalism, the Suzhou Association of Science and Technology, the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) at the Australian National University, journals of Public Understanding of Science, Science Communication and the Journal of Science Communication.