The Disaster Response Stream of ACSA Online will showcase three speakers who will discuss the role of citizen science in 2020 and its role as both a platform to collect information and to connect people across the globe in helping to understand the impact and recovery from extreme events. The three speakers will then engage in a panel discussion afterward and answer questions from online participants.
Speakers in the Disaster Response Stream include:
Erika Roper- Early Career Researcher and convener of the citizen science project Hungry Parrots
Matt Miles- Principal Environmental Information Officer and coordinator of the Kangaroo Island citizen science dunnart survey
Julia Kumari Drapkin- Founder and CEO of ISeeChange.org
The session will commence at 7PM AEST on Wednesday, October 14th
An additional online resource will be a pre-recorded talk by
Dr. Brian Koepnick– Research Scientist at the University of Washington and the developer of FoldIt.
In the spirit of openness and accessibility, #CitSciOzOnline2020 will be a series of weekly online events during October.
The cost will be free for members, or $20 AUD total for non-members or a donation. A free option will also be available.