Internet 3.0 and related social media are providing citizens worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment.
SERVIR-Amazonia welcomes geospatial researchers and professionals from academia, NGOs/INGOs, Governmental agencies, the private sector or members of a community with interest in the use of Earth observation to a virtual knowledge exchange on the opportunities that citizen science and participatory mapping provide for improving environmental decision-making in the Amazon.
SERVIR-Amazonia invited four keynote speakers and 10 professionals to share their experiences from six countries, in four thematic areas:
- Digital Volunteers
- Tools for Improved Decision-Making
- Geospatial technology and Indigenous Peoples
- Participatory Mapping
When: September 29 & 30, 9:00 – 12:30 pm GMT -5.
Language: Simultaneous translation Spanish-Portuguese-English will be available.
Stay tuned for updates on speakers and agenda.