Smart Content at Congress '21

Congress is the most eagerly anticipated industry event of the year. As the home of smart content, we’re more than just a market. We are a dynamic community. We have sessions that surprise, speakers who make you think, and fresh insights into future trends and technology.

This year's event will take place online from November 30 to December 2, presented with the generous support of host partner ARTE GEIE and major partner Wellcome. The program will feature a robust slate of online sessions and panels, dynamic virtual networking, on-demand access to recorded content, and more!

Registered members will also have the chance to attend in-person social networking hubs in six international cities, subject to local health and safety regulations and guidelines. Cities and details to come!


Special Guests

Mayim Bialik

Actor, Author, Neuroscientist (USA)


Jonathan Cohen

Writer, Poet, Producer (USA)


Dr. Ronx Ikharia

TV Presenter, Emergency Medicine Doctor (UK)


Justin Shaifer

Science TV Host, STEM Advocate (USA)


Get Involved with Congress '21

The WCSFP is a member-led organization, which means that you have a say in shaping the content of the annual event. We need your knowledge, experience, expertise and creativity!

Get involved as a session producer, moderator or panelist or share your ideas for session content. Your participation is a chance to engage with Congress members on topics that matter, raise your or your company's profile, and make new business contacts.


Submit to The Buzzies

Submissions are now open for The Buzzies, celebrating excellence in science and factual storytelling. There are awards for long, short and multiplatform formats, individual achievements, and innovation and impact.

Winners will be announced during the 2021 event, which will take place November 30 to December 2 as an hybrid event with online sessions and live networking events.

Each winner will ​receive a signature statue and registration for a future Congress. All who submit are eligible for a Congress '21 registration discount.


Past Attendees

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Host Sponsor

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Major Partner

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