Inspired by its 2021 exhibition Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist, the American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum is hosting a symposium on "The Promise and Pitfalls of Citizen Science" that explores citizen science as a phenomenon. The symposium will begin on Monday, April 5, and continue through Friday, April 9, with sessions scheduled at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day. The event will be held online via Zoom. Join us on Monday, April 5 at 1pm ET to kick off the symposium with a keynote discussion on "The Past, Present, and Future of Citizen Science" featuring Caren Cooper (Associate Professor, Forestry & Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University) and Arthur Caplan (Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor, Division of Medical Ethics, New York University School of Medicine) The symposium is free and open to all. Registration is required; please register here to attend. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link for individual sessions prior to the event.
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