Join us at 5:30pm in the Ballroom for a fun and fast-paced way to learn about and welcome some of the “new kids” in the citizen science world. Listen to quick – and competitive! – five-minute presentations about these new projects and project approaches – the audience will help determine the “Peoples’ Choice Award” help choose the top presentations to be shared with the public during Friday evening’s reception. Come ready to celebrate these new initiatives, and to cheer for your favorites! Cash bar on site.