The Extreme Citizen Science group is organising the workshop on ‘Lessons learned from volunteers’ interactions with geographic citizen science applications: best practices and design recommendations’ to take place at UCL on Friday, April 27, 2018.
The deadline for the call of abstracts was on the 15th of February. Submissions were reviewed and authors have been notified. Confirmed speakers include: Veljko Pejovic (University of Ljubljana), Bálint Balázs (ESSRG), Le Marietta (Járókelő), Candan Gokceoglu (Hacettepe University), Avinoam Baruch (Loughborough University), Suzanne Maas (University of Malta), Catherine Jones (University of Luxembourg), Jamie Gibson (Vizzuality), Manousos Kamilakis (Ionian University), Eiman Kanjo (Nottingham Trent University), Søren Brofeldt (University of Copenhagen), Mario Pesch (University of Münster), Michalis Vitos (UCL), Julia Altenbuchner (UCL), Jorieke Vyncke (Missing Maps), Simon Hoyte (UCL), Jeffrey Parsons (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Robert Feick and Colin Robertson (Wilfrid Laurier University).
For the full workshop programme click here Workshop Programme_final
Louis Liebenberg: Executive Director of CyberTracker Conservation
Louis is the author of The Art of Tracking (1990) and The Origin of Science (2013). He has worked with indigenous Kalahari hunter-gatherers since 1985. He is an Associate of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and a Laureate of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise.
Vasco van Roosmalen: Executive director and founder “Equipe de Conservacao da Amazonia- Ecam”
Trained as a political scientist, Vasco van Roosmalen has dedicated his professional career to finding technical, legal and political solutions to major challenges for community-based sustainable development. As executive director and founder of the Brazilian organisation “Equipe de Conservacao da Amazonia- Ecam”, he is responsible for the implementation of a USAID-funded technology initiative in partnership with Google Earth Outreach to develop and share digital mapping tools with all traditional communities in the Brazilian Amazon.
If you would like to share your expertise (and contribute to our envisaged outputs) during the workshop, or you want to simply attend, please register your interest using the form below. Spaces are limited and a notification will be sent to confirm your attendance.
Organising committee: Artemis Skarlatidou (UCL), Kristien Ooms (Ghent University), María Alonso Roldán (Mapping for Change), Michalis Vitos (UCL), Julia Altenbuchner (UCL), Muki Haklay (UCL), Sultan Kocaman (Hacettepe University), Veljko Pejovic (University of Ljubljana), Addy Pope (ESRI UK), Adel Bolbol Fernández (ESRI), Daniel Artus (UCL), Emilie Glazer (UCL), Raffella Fryer-Moreira (UCL), Simon Hoyte (UCL)
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