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New Scientist Live, an in-person science event taking place in October 2024, are looking for speakers and interactive activities.

New Scientist Live is a three-day science festival and exhibition that combines the best of our in-person and virtual events. Connecting a global online audience with face-to-face visitors, a stellar speaker line-up and dozens of exhibitors for talks, discussions and hands-on demonstrations.

New Scientist Live will take place from 12-14 October 2024 at ExCeL London.

They are always looking for new voices and ideas to inform, inspire and surprise their audience and are inviting nominations and ideas you have for the event

There is no limit on the number of nominations. This year they had talks on subjects from cybersecurity to psychedelics.

“Thanks so much for inviting me to New Scientist Live. It’s SO well organised. I really enjoyed it. And such a committed audience. Would be v happy to come again.” - Claudia Hammond, their speaker and BBC regular.

Click here to submit a nomination for a talk

The deadline for speaker nominations is 23:59 (UK time) on 31 January 2024.

They are also looking for new and exciting exhibitors for their show floor. Do you have an idea for an amazing interactive stand, where visitors to the show can get hands-on with leading-edge science, and talk to the researchers forging the future? If you are interested in engaging with a genuinely diverse audience ranging from school children to retirees and everyone in between – get in touch! Please email for more information.