Keynotes Speakers

Katja Mayer , University of Vienna, Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)
Katja is a sociologist and works at the interface of science, technology and society. Since 2019, she is also working as senior postdoc with the Elise Richter Fellowship (FWF) at the Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Vienna. Her research focuses on the interaction between social science methods and their public spheres. Her focus is on the cultural, ethical and socio-technical challenges at the interface of computer science, social sciences and society.

Morgan Meyer , Mines Paris - PSL
Morgan is a sociologist, CNRS Research Director at the Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation. His research focuses on the production of knowledge and technology outside or at the boundaries of scientific institutions. His research concentrates on three main topics: 1) participation and co-production of knowledge (natural history, do-it-yourself biology, open source agriculture, low tech), 2) new configurations and communities in biology (synthetic biology, gene editing), 3) intermediation, translation and representation of knowledge.

Marzia Mazzonetto , Stickydot
Marzia is the Co-Founder and CEO of Stickydot, a Brussels collective with expertise on multi-stakeholder engagement in research and innovation. With a background in social sciences and science journalism, Marzia’s main areas of expertise are developing methodologies that support multi-stakeholder engagement. She is passionate about sustainable and inclusive co-creation processes leading to social innovation and participatory policies.


Panel: Ethical participation in research funding organisations

Moderated by Margaret Gold , Leiden University Citizen Science Lab

Juliana Chaves Chaparro , UNESCO
Robert Gianni , Maastricht University
René von Schomberg , Aachen Universitsy of Technology
Anne-Floor Schölvinck , Rathenau Institut

Panel: Support services and infrastructures for participatory research

Annelies Duerinckx , Scivil
Martine Legris , University de Lille

Panel: Participatory evaluation in citizen science

Antonella Passani , T6 Ecosystems
Barbara Kieslinger , Center for Social Innovation (ZSI)
Florence Belaen , Science Shop Lyon

Panel: Citizen science trainings and mutual learning spaces

Cléa Montanari , Learning Planet Institute
Alessia Smaniotto , Open Edition
Morgane Montagnat , Science Shop Lyon