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ECSA 2020 Citizen Science ConferenceThe ECSA Conference 2020,the European conference for citizen and participatory science will take place in Trieste, Italy, on 24-26 of May 2020. The conference will focus on junctures in science: between scientists and citizens; between East and West; between North and South; and between the different fields of science. Registrations to the ECSA 2020 conference will open in December 2019. Registration will be possible up to a maximum of 500 delegates on first-come first-served basis. Online registration will close two weeks before the start of the conference.If there are still places available, on-site registration will be also possible. On mid-February will be the Early Bird registration deadline. Find below the detailed price list to register in the conference.

Detailed price

ECSA members: EUR 250

Non ECSA members: EUR 350

Student* ECSA members: EUR 200

Student* non ECSA members: EUR 300

Early bird: Above prices minus EUR 50

On-site registration: above prices plus EUR 50

People who cannot afford these fees have the possibility to ask for a discounted price, to be agreed by the programme committee. Reduced tickets are limited to a maximum of 10% of delegates.

The deadline to submit a proposal was extended until 1st of November. Each proposal should focus on one of the following themes.

  • Theme 1. The current state of citizen science
  • Theme 2Research on citizen science: current trends and future directions
  • Theme 3. Inclusiveness, equity and empowerment in citizen science
  • Theme 4. From Horizon 2020 to Horizon Europe and national programmes: new opportunities for citizen science
  • Theme 5. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), climate and biodiversity challenges, and citizen science
  • Theme 6. Technology-mediated citizen science
  • Theme 7. Communities of practice for participants in citizen science
  • Theme 8. Citizen science in fragile contexts

Session formats

While you are welcome to submit a paper to the conference (at which point the programme committee will organize thematic sessions of papers), we encourage the development of sessions and proposals for them. Sessions can be proposed in a number of different formats (and we are open to other formats – do get in touch with the conference organizers if you wish to propose one).

  • Presentations sessions: a set of talks, a panel or a discussion
  • E-poster presentation sessions
  • Interactive sessions
  • Dialogue sessions
  • Speed-talk sessions
  • Other session formats

For more information about the conference, please visit the official website here.