Conferences & Symposia
The Science History Institute hosts a variety of conferences throughout the year, as well as smaller workshops and symposia. Historians, scholars, museum practitioners, scientists, and industry professionals gather to discuss such diverse topics as alchemy, technological innovation, environmentalism, natural history collections, biotechnology, and more.
Gordon Cain Conference
The Cain Conference is an annual gathering of scholars in the history of science and related fields. Its organizers are eminent scholars who work with Science History Institute staff to develop a theme of broad contemporary relevance.
T. T. Chao Symposium on Innovation
This event brings together established and emerging leaders in the technical, entrepreneurial, healthcare, and policy arenas to share innovative ideas that impact our world.