Shannon Dosemagen – How the BP Oil Spill Inspired a New Citizen Science Model

Shannon Dosemagen will describe how communities worldwide are being equipped to use new tools to redefine expertise and mobilize local intelligence to protect public health and ecosystems. As Co-Founder/President of the multiple award-winning New Orleans-based Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science, she helped launch the Public Lab in response to the BP oil spill. Today it’s a groundbreaking platform and resource for citizen science environmental activism nationally and internationally.

Introduction by Joshua Fouts, Bioneers Executive Director.

To learn more about Shannon’s work, please visit The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science.

This speech was given at the 2015 Bioneers Annual Conference.

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