Law and Policy Working Group: Events

Conference calls

The Law and Policy Working Group holds monthly conference calls featuring guest speakers and reports on recent developments relating to the law of citizen science. Summaries of past meetings can be found here. To get information on joining these calls, please sign up for the Working Group using the form below. All calls are held from 2:30 to 3:30 Eastern US time.

Working Group Call Schedule- 2020
June 11, 2020Citizen Science and the First Amendment
July 9, 2020TBD
September 10, 2020TBD


We also have a webinar series. You can register for a webinar here, beginning two weeks in advance. All webinars are at 1:00 pm, Eastern time (US), unless indicated otherwise.

Past webinars can be found at the links shown below.

September 27, 2019Introducing the Law and Policy Working Group and its New Legal Question Submission Tool
November 22, 2019Approaching Informed Consent in Citizen Science: Legal and Ethical Issues
January 24, 2020Balancing Citizen Science Data Collection Needs and Privacy Protections in the US and European Union
February 28, 2020Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing: reflections from Policy Perspective Special Issue in CS:TP
April 3, 2020Responding to Covid-19 with Open Data, Open Science, and Open Innovation
April 24, 2020Citizen Science and Serious Games Tackle Covid-19
May 28, 2020Citizen Science, Community Engagement, and the UN SDGs