Final Symposium and MC Meeting 2020 COST-Action Citizen Science to promote creativity, scientific literacy, and innovation throughout Europe

Final Symposium and MC Meeting 2020
COST-Action Citizen Science to promote creativity,
scientific literacy, and innovation throughout Europe

 

Date: Thursday, September 3rd 2020 (the week before the ECSA Conference)
Target of the Symposium: To present overview of outcomes, to reflect usability, to enhance update by the community and to discuss and initiate further steps
Place: Online via Zoom, different presentations formats possible, feed back via chat, technically supported and organised by the University of Leiden, The Netherlands (Anne Land and sanneromp20 [at] hotmail [dot] com (subject: CA15212%3A%20Final%20Symposium, body: Dear%20Sanne%2C%0A...) (Sanne Romp))

 

Participation:

If you want to participate, the exact procedure will be published here shortly.

  • The online conference will take place on 03 September 2020 interactively via ZOOM organised in Leiden.
  • For technical questions, sanneromp20 [at] hotmail [dot] com (subject: CA15212%3A%20Final%20Symposium, body: Dear%20Sanne%2C%0A...) (Sanne Romp) (Leiden University) will be on hand.
  • Please consider, the afternoon is dedicated to a final MC Meeting.

In addition we would like to motivate you to develop online resources for your insights, such as short videos, which we intend to make available via our webpage and for longer term storage EU-Citizen.Science. You may also consider to present results at the ECSA Conference: https://www.ecsa-conference.eu/

Contribution:

If you have prepared a contribution, very gladly also small mini-movies (there are many helpful free tools on the market) for the conference, then please contact us:

  • katrin [dot] vohland [at] nhm-wien [dot] ac [dot] at (subject: COST%3A%20Contribution%20to%20the%20Final%20Symposium, body: please%20cc%20to%3A%0Aa.m.land%40biology.leidenuniv.nl%2C%0Asanneromp20%40hotmail.com%0Aand%20%0AJulia.kaufmann%40gmail.com%0A%0ADear%20Katrin%20and%20Anne%2C) (Katrin and Anne) (Email contact)

This way we can better plan the time units and create a nice program.

Acknowledgements:

Please do not forget the acknowledgements: https://cs-eu.net/news/acknowledging-cost-funding-publication

 

Proposed schedule and responsibilities:

Time

Topic (Working titles)

Responsible

 

10:00-11:20         1. SLOT

10:00-
10:20

Introduction, key products and Acknowledgements

Katrin Vohland and Anne Land

10:20-
10:40

Ensure scientific quality in citizen science

Bálint Balázs and Peter Mooney

10:40-
11:00

Develop synergies with Education

Laure Kloetzer and Silvia Winter

11:00-
11:20

Improve science-society-policy interface

Katrin Vohland and Sven Schade

  11:20- 11:40         BREAK
 

11:40- 13:00         2. SLOT

11:40-
12:00

Enhance the role of citizen science for civil society

Artemis Skarlatidou and Loreta Taugiéne

12:00-
12:20

Improve data standardization and interoperability

Luigi Ceccaroni and Imre Lendak

12.20- 12:40

Overarching cross-working group synthesis and overarching measures

Josep Perello and Roeland Samson

12:40-
13:00

Next steps and future projects

Guests (each 3 minutes):

  • NN for EU-Citizen.Science as capacity building platform and repository
  • Dilek Frails (tbc) for planned COST Action CS and the SDGs
  • ? more planned projects?
  • NN ECSA as the European Association – how to update results for next weeks conference
Katrin Vohland and Anne Land

13:00

End symposium

 
  13:00 - 14:00        BREAK
 

14:00 - 15:00          MC Meeting

14:00-
15:00

  • Guest Rossella Magli
  • Summary products and outcome
  • Overview finances
  • Issues for final reporting
  • Next COST Action opportunities
 

Remarks:
Formats are up to you – we can share screens with some slides, you talk, have a little discussion, interview, show a mini-film…

Please come back with any questions or comments,

best regards, Katrin and Anne

 

 

Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 09:00 to 23:45
Venue: 
University of Leiden
via ZOOM in Leiden
Netherlands