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Dubai Science Festival 2016

Moonshot Thinking | November 1-7

The 2016 edition of the Dubai Science Festival takes place from November 1-7 with Dubai Science Park as the festival's strategic partner and in association with GEMS Education's Innovation Research and Development. 


The keynote speaker is Michael Shermer, American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and Fellow of the Linnean Society of London.  The keynote performer is cyborg artist, Moon Ribas.


The chief guest is Dr Abdullah Al Karam, Director General of Dubai's Knowledge and Human Development Authority. 


The theme of this year’s festival is Moonshot Thinking and the festival takes place at Mohammed bin Rashid Academic Centre, Children’s City, and various other schools, universities, and science venues in the city.


All workshops, panels, talks, and shows are free to attend. The aim is to celebrate science through the arts and promote scientific literacy and STEAM education.


Click here for the 2016 schedule of events and to register.


Please see below for more details of the various events this year.  


Click here for the full programme of events and click here to register.

Tuesday 1 November 2016

2016 Science Festival hIGHLIGHTS

See below for highlights of this year's festival


Wednesday 2 November 2016
Thursday 3 November 2016
Friday 4 November 2016
Saturday 5 November 2016
Sunday 6 November 2016
Monday 7 November 2016
Online Submissions
Click here or on the image below for the Full Programme of Events and for registration
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