Communicating Astronomy with the Public conference (CAP) 2018 was held from March 24-28 in Fukuoka, Japan. More than 400 participants from 53 countries participated in one of the largest CAP conferences ever. The OAD was represented by Dr Wanda Diaz-Merced and Ramasamy Venugopal. Dr. Merced gave a keynote on “Human factors to foster equal participation”
The CAP Conference series is organised by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), through Commission 2 — Communicating Astronomy with the Public. Since 2003, CAP conferences have facilitated the exchange of ideas and best practices. The conference helps strengthen the local community of professionals by connecting them to the global network.