Are you passionate about citizen science and its potential to address critical challenges in Africa? If so, we have great news for you! The CitSci Africa Association is proud to announce its first-ever International Conference, set to take place on the 21st and 22nd of February 2024 at the prestigious United States International University - Africa in Nairobi, Kenya.
Unleashing the Power of Citizen Science for Africa: Themes and Focus
Citizen science has emerged as a powerful tool to tackle environmental, health, water, food, climate, and social issues. At the CitSci Africa Conference, we aim to explore and harness the potential of citizen science for sustainable solutions across the continent.
Some of the key themes to be discussed include:
Citizen Science for Solutions: Learn about inspiring projects and initiatives that have successfully utilized citizen science for positive impact in various fields.
Citizen-Generated Data: Understand the importance of data collected by citizens, its validation, and strategies to ensure its protection, while exploring its role in influencing policy-making.
Innovations in Citizen Science: Discover the latest technological advancements and innovative approaches driving the evolution of citizen science.
Partnerships and Cooperation: Explore the significance of collaborations between citizens, researchers, organizations, and policymakers in advancing citizen science initiatives.
Mark Your Calendar - Important Dates
To ensure you don't miss this exciting event, make a note of these essential dates:
- Abstract Submission Deadline: 6th October 2023 - Link to Submission Form
- Registration Deadline: 5th January 2024
- Full Paper Submission Deadline: 12th January 2024
- Payment Confirmation Deadline: 30th January 2024
- Conference Dates: 21st - 22nd February 2024
We offer reasonable registration fees to accommodate diverse participants. Here are the rates in USD:
- International Presenter: $200
- Kenyan Presenter: $100
- International Student: $80
- Kenyan Student: $50
- International Participant: $250
- Kenyan Participant: $100
Join Us in the Journey of Discovery
Whether you are a seasoned researcher, an enthusiastic student, or a concerned citizen eager to make a difference, the CitSci Africa Conference welcomes you with open arms. This gathering promises to be a melting pot of ideas, knowledge-sharing, and networking opportunities with experts and like-minded individuals from various domains.
How to Register
To register for the conference, visit our website: www.citizenscienceafrica.com. Secure your spot and be part of the transformative journey of citizen science in Africa.
For any inquiries, you can reach us at:
- Phone: +254730116118
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the CitSci Africa Association
The CitSci Africa Association is committed to advancing citizen science across the continent. If you share our vision and are passionate about making a positive impact, consider joining the association to stay updated on future events, initiatives, and opportunities.
Don't miss this chance to be a part of the pioneering CitSci Africa Association International Conference. We look forward to welcoming you in Nairobi, Kenya, in February 2024! Together, let's unlock the full potential of citizen science for a brighter Africa.