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ECSA Conference 2022
Berlin, Germany
5-8 October

The conference is over, but you can still find the programme here!

A huge variety of contributions from excellent speakers made up a program that addressed all issues of planetary health from the perspective of citizen science. Great keynote speakers offered the opportunity to reflect and share experiences with a global perspective.

For those who did not make to come, all the sessions held in the main Audimax room will be streamed through the ECSA YouTube channels:
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The 4th ECSA Conference run under the cross-cutting theme ofย Citizen Science for Planetary Health. The concept of planetary health is based on the understanding that human health and human civilization depend on thriving natural systems and the sustainable stewardship of those natural systems. This demands not only knowledge, commitment and engagement of health and environmental sciences, but inter- and transdisciplinary efforts fromย all research fields and societal and political actors.

The ECSA 2022 Conference has invited researchers from all disciplines, civil society actors, citizen scientists, policy decision-makers and all interested in the topic in Europe and worldwide to reflect, discuss and network around the topic of Citizen Science for Planetary Health.

All info available on the conference website.


Here a list proposals should be linked to one or more of the following keywords:

  • Agriculture & Food Production
  • Apps, AI & Sensors
  • Communication & Coordination
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Energy & Technology
  • Evaluation & Impact
  • Formal & Informal Education
  • Global Initiatives & Infrastructures
  • Human Health & Medicine
  • Inclusion & Diversity
  • Policy & Ethics
  • Social Sciences & Humanities
  • Sustainability & the SDGs.

Past conferences

ECSA Conference 2020
Trieste, Italy
6-11 September

In September 2020, the third ECSA Conference, Encounters in Citizen Science, was held virtually from Trieste, making it the first-ever online ECSA conference. This eventย aimed to bring together the citizen science community to share the latest knowledge and ideas from the field.

You can find a report with short summaries of all the main activities in the link below.

ECSA Conference 2020 report

YouTube playlist with all the recordings from the ECSA Conference 2020

Visit the ECSA Conference 2020 website for full details.

ECSA Conference 2018
Geneva, Switzerland
3-5 June

The second ECSA Conference took place from 3-5 June 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The ECSA Conference 2018, The Citizen, was a great opportunity for critical reflections, joint learning and networking within the field of citizen science. It focused on the role of citizens and how citizen science can increase sustainability and public understanding of science.

During the first day, Geneva locals and ECSA 2018 participants were invited to the public festival, where they could explore different citizen science projects from Geneva, Switzerland and abroad.

Visit the ECSA Conference 2018 website for full details.

ECSA Conference 2016
Berlin, Germany
19-21 May

The first ECSA Conference was held from 19-21 May 2016 in Berlin.

The ECSA Conference 2016, Citizen Science โ€“ Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy, was aimed at policymakers, science funders, scientists, practitioners in the field of citizen science, NGOs and interested citizens.

The three-day conference showcased how both new and traditional ways of citizens working with scientists enable the transformative enhancement of science-policy and social impact, scientific advancement, scientific literacy and empowerment.