The Beacon of the Year Award 2022 was presented to Anna Omedes, former Director of the Museum of Natural Science in Barcelona, Spain for her personal embodiment of the network’s values. The award celebrates inspirational individuals who have made a significant contribution to both the field and to the Ecsite network, recognising innovative visionaries who are empowering and motivating their peers to reach the common goal of emboldening citizens to engage with science.
- Sharon Ament: Director of Museum of London.
- Ken Arnold: Director of Medical Museion (part of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research – CBMR), Professor at Copenhagen University and Creative Director at Wellcome, Wellcome Collection.
- Sarah Davies: Professor of Technosciences, Materiality and Digital Cultures, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna.
- David Harvey: Former Senior Vice President of Exhibition, American Museum of Natural History. David Harvey Design, LLC.
- Alexandre Quintanilha: Physicist, Member of the Science and Technology Advisory Council for the President of the European Commission.
- Eric Marshall: Founder and Consultant Resonant Partnerships.
- Beacon of the year 2020 Maya Halevy: Director
The Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem.
More information: https://www.ecsite.eu/activities-and-services/awards