Law and Policy Working Group: Events

Conference calls

The Law and Policy Working Group holds quarterly 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.

Working Group Call Schedule- 2020
Date:Time (Eastern US) :
January 9, 20202:30-3:30pm
April 9, 20202:30-3:30pm
July 9, 20202:30-3:30pm
October 8, 20202:30-3:30pm


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.

March 27, 2020Citizen Science, Community Engagement, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
April 24, 2020 Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, Special Issue on Policy Perspectives – Case Studies, Part II

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
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