Civic Epistemologies presents Platforms for Citizen Science




Organised by the Civic Epistemologies project in the framework of the EGI Conference 2015, in collaboration with (European Grid Infrastructure) and IBERGRID (Iberian Grid Infrastructure), this session will present to the EGI scientific communities platforms for and use cases of citizen science, covering the wide range of potential capabilities (such as desktop computing and pattern recognition) usable in a huge variety of disciplines, from biodiversity to digital social sciences and humanities.
Expected outcomes vary from “in reach” activities towards policy roadmapping.


Civic Epistemologies will attend this session presenting the first draft version of its Roadmap for Citizen Science.

The session is addressed towards policy makers, platform developers and any initiative or community supporting citizen science.

Venue: Lisbon, ISCTE-IUL
Avª das Forças Armadas


The EGI Conference 2015 will be held from 18 to 22 May, 2015. The event is hosted by and IBERGRID (a partnership between the Portuguese National Distributed Computing Infrastructure (INCD) and the Spanish National Grid Initiative).

The programme will be focused on cross-disciplinary services with thematic days, where research communities and competence centres of different disciplines can join forces to discuss common issues.

The EGI Conference 2015 is dedicated to the theme: “Engaging the Research Community towards an Open Science Commons“.


Dates: from 18 May 2015 08:00 to 22 May 2015 18:00
Timezone: Europe/Lisbon
Location: ISCTE-IUL, Avª das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa, Portugal
Chairs: Dr Tiziana Ferrari

cvc_illustrationRead the article published by Civic Epistemologies’ website for announcing the event.

See the event schedule here.


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