Workshop at ECCB 2018

WORKSHOP at the ECCB2018 in Jyväskylä:

Ex­plor­ing the ad­vances in us­ing so­cial me­dia data for con­ser­va­tion sci­ence

Tues­day, June 12, 2018
11am – 1pm
Room K309 “Gustaf”

We welcome everyone interested in working with social media big data in conservation to attend our workshop at the 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology in June.

During the workshop, we will discuss about the use of social media data in conservation. We will focus on: 1) potential applications of social media data analysis in conservation science, and 2) current gaps and advancements in methodology, knowledge, or data.

The workshop is organised by two interrelated research projects at the Digital Geography Lab, University of Helsinki: Social Media for Conservation Science (SOMECON) and Illegal Wildlife Trade on Social Media (IWT).

Workshop results are summarized at the Digital Geography Lab wepages: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/digital-geography-lab/eccb2018-workshop

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