Programs and Presentations for CitSci 2015

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AGENDA: Citizen Science 2015 Conference

February 11-12, 2015
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California, USA

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

7:30-8:30am Registration/Coffee
8:30-8:45am Welcome and Introduction:
Rick Bonney, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Lila Higgins, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles
Alison Young, California Academy of Sciences
8:45-9:45am Keynote Address:
A Place in the World – Science, Society, and Reframing the Questions We Ask
Chris Filardi, Director, Pacific Programs, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History
9:55-11:15am Concurrent Sessions 1A-1G
11:15-11:45am Coffee Break
11:50am-1:10pm Concurrent Sessions 2A-2G
1:15-2:30pm Networking Lunch
2:40-4:00pm Concurrent Sessions 3A-3G
4:10-5:30pm Concurrent Sessions 4A-4G
5:30-7:30pm Poster Session and Reception
5:30-8:30pm HackFest

Thursday, February 12, 2015

7:10-8:10am Coffee
8:10-9:30am Concurrent Sessions 5A-5F
9:40-11:00am Concurrent Sessions 6A-6F
11:00am-12:50pm Open-Format Session
11:20am-2:30pm BioBlitz: Downtown San Jose
11:20am-12:50pm Concurrent Sessions 7A, 7D, 7F
12:00-1:00pm Lunch Break (note that some Session 7 events will continue into the lunch break)
1:00-2:30pm Concurrent Sessions 8A-8F
1:00-2:30pm AAAS Public Engagement for Scientists: Realities, Risks, and Rewards
(pre-registration required)
Elizabeth Babcock, California Academy of Sciences
Heidi Ballard, University of California, Davis
Anthony Dudo, University of Texas, Austin
Nalini M. Nadkarni, University of Utah
Bruce V. Lewenstein (Moderator), Cornell University
2:40-4:00pm Concurrent Sessions 9A-9F, 8B, 8D
4:10-5:10pm Keynote:
EyeWire: Why Do Gamers Enjoy Mapping the Brain?
Amy Robinson, Executive Director, EyeWire
5:10-5:30pm CS2015 Closing Session
6:00pm AAAS Annual Meeting Opening Session (pre-registration required)


February 13-16: more citizen science at the AAAS Annual Meeting.



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