Location: Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55102
9:30 Keynote: Holly Menninger, Director of Public Engagement & Science Learning, Bell Museum of Natural History, "From Belly Buttons to Basements: Lessons Learned from Engaging the Public in the Study of the Biodiversity in their Daily Lives"
10:30 Networking (visit exhibitor tables, view posters, and listen to Ignite! presentations)
11:15 Panel Discussion: Using citizen science data to inform policy, research, and management
Panelists: Craig Packer-UMN College of Biological Sciences, Dr. Anu Ramaswami-UMN Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, Pete Boulay-CoCoRaHS, Angela Grill, Three Rivers Parks District
1:15 Facilitated Roundtable Discussions.
Topics: Citizen science project initiation & design, Volunteer engagement, Data management, Champions & hubs for citizen science
2:45 Networking (visit exhibitor tables, view posters, and listen to Ignite! presentations)
3:30 Keynote: Eva Lewandowski, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources "The Wisconsin Citizen-based Monitoring Network: Building and Coordinating a Statewide Collaboration"
5:00 Eat, Drink, & CitSci: Casual gathering at Eagle Street Grille. Come enjoy a relaxed networking hour and avoid fighting traffic on your way home!
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