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Friday, April 12
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Alumni House, 28 Union Ave.
conference registration and welcome reception
Saturday, April 13
8 - 9 a.m.
2 Union Ave.
conference registration and breakfast
8:45 - 9 a.m. welcome
9 - 9:45 a.m. session I

Monitoring Wildlife Using Smartphones: The Role of Mobile Devices in Research and the Classroom

Danielle Garneau, Ph.D., assistant professor of environmental science, SUNY Plattsburgh
9:50 - 10:30 a.m. session II

Garden-Based Initiatives to Impact Climate and Water Literacy

Michael Jabot, Ph.D., professor of science education and director of the Institute for Research in Teaching, SUNY Fredonia
10:35 - 10:50 a.m. break
10:50 - 11:35 a.m.

session III*

SquirrelMapper: Development of an Informal Evolution Education Opportunity for the Urban and Rural Public
Nickki  H. Shrimpton, Ph.D., dean, Central New York Center, SUNY Empire State College

11:40 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

session IV*

An Undergradauate Research Experience: Using Technology to Monitor Japanese Beetles Related to Climate Change Across New York state Linda S. Jones, Ph.D., assistant professor and mentor, SUNY Empire State College

*This presentation includes a tutorial on how to use the open-access citizen science project toolkit developed as part of the project.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. lunch
1:30 - 2:10 p.m.

session V

Tools of Engagement: Incorporating Citizen Science Learning Activities in Undergraduate Courses
Nickki  H. Shrimpton, Ph.D., dean, Central New York Center, SUNY Empire State College

2:15 - 3 p.m. demonstration of project toolkit
3:05 - 4 p.m. group working sessions
4:05 - 4:35 p.m. sharing new ideas

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SUNY Empire State College

Friday, April 12, 2013
Saturday, April 13, 2013

Saratoga Springs, N.Y.


Citizen Science Conference 2013