Save the Date! Citizen Science 2015 Conference and Gathering

Save the Date!  The Citizen Science Association will host the Citizen Science 2015 Conference on February 11 and 12, 2015.

Members of the SciStarter team serve on committees for the Citizen Science Association and pre-conference, including Darlene Cavalier (Web/Communications Committee), Lily Bui (Conference Communications Committee), and Caren Cooper (co-Chair, Publications Committee).

What: Citizen Science is a partnership between everyday people and professional scientists to investigate pressing questions about the environment, human health, societal issues, and more—studies that range from the microscopic to the galactic, and are taking place in communities, cities, and countries around the world.

Who: People involved in all aspects of citizen science, including researchers, project leaders, educators, evaluators, designers and makers, volunteers, and more – representing a wide variety of disciplines.

Why: Join people from across the field of citizen science to discuss designing, implementing, sustaining, evaluating, and participating in projects. Share your project innovations and questions.

When: February 11 & 12, 2015

Where: San Jose, California, USA

· Keynote speakers
· Concurrent sessions
· Speed talks
· Story-telling presentations
· Poster presentations
· Social gatherings
· And more!

Citizen Science 2015 is the inaugural conference and gathering of the newly formed Citizen Science Association (CSA). This event is a pre-conference of the 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting.

For more information about conference plans and updates as they become available, please visit the Citizen Science Association.

Follow conference conversations on Twitter at #CitSci2015

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