The CERN Communication Group James Gillies CERN, 19 January 2006. CERN’s Communication Group. Vision: To increase awareness of CERN and its activities and to promote the interaction of science with society in Europe. Mandate:
Press, radio, TV, Interviews - Documentaries
150,000 visitors / yr.
2-3 venues per year in European cities
Off the road for refurbishment
Public Web Pages
Normal: 200,000 visitors / yr.
With Dan Brown effect: 250,000/month
Guided CERN Tour for non-scientists, news, educational resources for teachers…
Normal: 20,000 visitors/yr.
Open day 2004: 32,000 visitors/day
Reception + Organization of Visits + Guides
30,000 visitors / yr.
Permanent exhibition on CERN’s research and technology. Objects for loan.
100,000 copies / yr.
General information on CERN,
LHC machine, experiments, applications, safety…
Films, animations, events…
6500 copies, bi-weekly
6 million visitors/year
“The” journal of High Energy Physics
25,000 copies, 10 issues/year
Yearly progress report
To be the undisputed landmark of CERN and a forum for the interaction of science with society in the Geneva region and in Europe.
To provide a forum for science and its benefits for society, and to encourage partnerships between the particle physics community and other actors.
EPOG, ECSITE, PI roundtable, UN Editors, EIROforum, InterActions…