MNACTEC organizes academic and divulgation congresses and conferences, both independently and in collaboration with other institutions. These activities aim to encourage research and dissemination in the areas of action of the museum.
Notable conferences organized recently include:
Internacional convention "Worker towns and factory cities"
4-6 October 2018
International convention on the question of labor housing and its periodization, diversity, morphology and organization. Organised by the National Science and Technology Museum of Catalonia (MNACTEC) with the collaboration of the International Committee for the Conservation and Defence of Industrial Heritage (TICCIH), the Association for the industrial heritage of Champagne-Ardenne Grand Est (APIC) and Associació per la Defensa del Patrimoni de la Colònia Sedó i el seu entorn.
Second technical seminar on Catalan vaults
28-29 September 2018
The Cement Museum in Castellar de n’Hug and the MNACTEC are for the second year organising this technical seminar. The aim of the seminar is to promote and showcase the heritage value of this construction technique, and to serve as a forum for reflection by speakers and attendees about Catalan vaults as an exemplary case of a traditional technique that remains relevant today.
“We are electric!” electric vehicle congress
19-21 April 2018
The congress aims to be a space for education and reflection on new models, technologies and experiences behind the wheel of electric vehicles. Organised by MNACTEC, with the original idea and direction of Sol Roig.