The World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) is a member-run, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to celebrating the best in science and history programs and other related genres (known in the UK market as specialist factual programming). Most recently held in New York, USA (2007), Manchester, UK (2006), and Tokyo, Japan (2005), the Congress’ annual event has become a must-attend gathering for producers, broadcasters and distributors working in specialist factual television.
WCSFP 2008 IN FLORENCE, ITALY
The Arno River and the russet rooftops of Florence - the city known as the “cradle of the Renaissance” - will provide the stunning backdrop for this year’s Congress, affording delegates the unforgettable opportunity to wonder through one of the world’s most beautiful cities and experience its well-known sites: the Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio, the 13th Century gothic Duomo - Cattedrale de Santa Maria del Fiore and many more. The time of year will also provide attending members with easy access to the city’s most popular attractions, such as Michelangelo’s David in the Accademia Museum, the Uffizi’s Renaissance masterpieces and the treasure-filled Cathedrals.
December temperatures in Florence average 50 degrees (F).
The WCSFP will hold its 16th annual conference December 1-4, 2008, at the Hilton Florence Metropole. Monday, December 1, is the opening of onsite registration and an evening reception is planned. There will also be some preliminary, warm-up sessions for delegates in attendance on December 1. The Congress officially kicks off on Tuesday, December 2, at 9:00 am.
The conference programming will be complemented by evening social events that will take place in some of Florence’s most beautiful and historic venues.
Register now for the WCSFP.