Keynote - Citizen Science: A Vision for the Future

A session at Citizen Cyberscience Summit 2014

  • Rick Bonney

Friday 21st February, 2014

10:10am to 10:40am (GMT)

Around the globe, citizen science projects are increasing in number and quality and yielding measurable gains in scientific knowledge, environmental conservation, public engagement in science, and community empowerment. However, realizing the full potential of the citizen science movement will require increased communication and coordination among projects and practitioners. This presentation will offer some thoughts for development of the citizen science field.

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Rick Bonney

Dr Rick Bonney is Director of Program Development and Evaluation at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and co-founder of the Lab’s Citizen Science program

Rick Bonney is Director of Program Development and Evaluation at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Co-founder of the Lab’s Citizen Science Program, he develops, guides, and studies the social and educational impacts of citizen science projects. He is co-editor of the book “Citizen Science” published by Cornell University Press in 2011; co-chair of the Citizen Science Working Group for DataONE; Principle Investigator for www.citizenscienceorg, and a member of the editorial board of Bioscience.

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Time 10:10am10:40am GMT

Date Fri 21st February 2014

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