The First International ECSA Citizen Science Conference 2016
was aimed at policy makers, science funders, scientists, practitioners in the field of citizen science, Non-Governmental Organisations and interested citizens. This trans-disciplinary conference highlighted, demonstrated and debated the innovation potential of citizen science for science, society and policy, and its role within open science and innovation.
The three-day conference
showcased how both new and traditional ways of citizens working with scientist can enable the transformative enhancement of science-policy and social impact, scientific advancement, scientific literacy and empowerment.