The Natural Resource Conservation theme of dot.rural is running a conference Digital Conservation: Understanding the impacts of digital technology on nature conservation in Aberdeen 21-23 May 2014. Information is below and more can be found at the Conference website.
Digital applications are increasingly being used in nature conservation and span a range of domains e.g. monitoring & remore sensing, digital public engagement, citizen science, crowd-sourcing & data access and connectivity.This conference brings scientists and practitioners together to understand the impact of digital technologies on Nature Conservation.
We are delighted to welcome keynote speakers at the cutting edge of Digital Conservation:
Bill Adams Professor of Conservation & Development, Cambridge University
Ken Banks Founder of kiwanja.net, FrontlineSMS & Means of Exchange
Lucas Joppa Head of Conservation Science, Microsoft Research
Steve Kelling Director of Information Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Jeremy Wilson Head of Research, RSPB Scotland