Partners & Knowledge Transfer

Upcoming Co-production & Actionable Science Panel

The EFI Partners & Knowledge Transfer Working Group is hosting a virtual panel on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 2pm EDT to discuss best practices. Register to join the call HERE.

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Overview of Partners & Knowledge Transfer Group

The production and use of ecological forecasts often relies on partnerships between many organizations. The Partners working group is focused on fostering collaborations and forecast co-production among academics, government agencies, industry, NGOs, and citizen scientists. We are also interested in promoting the dissemination of ecological forecasts to help society better understand, manage, and conserve ecosystems.

The Terms of Reference provide an overview of the priorities of the Partners & Knowledge Transfer Working Group.

Partners & Knowledge Transfer Working Group Schedule of Calls:
The Partners Group will meet jointly with the Social Sciences Working Group on February 4 at 12pm US Eastern. Regular calls will then be held on February 25, March 25, April 22, and May 20 at 12pm US Eastern. We are always open to people joining the calls, contact us at eco4cast.initiative@gmail.com

Partners & Knowledge Transfer Blog Posts and Resources

Video overview of the Partners Group’s activities from the May 12-13, 2020 EFI-RCN Virtual Workshop
Kira Sullivan-Wiley’s overview of the Partners & Social Science Working Groups presented at the August 2020 ESA Symposia 25: The Ecological Forecasting Initiative: Lessons Learned from a Grassroots Network to Advance Ecology

Notes from Working Group Calls
Co-Chairs: Kira Sullivan-Wiley (University of Notre Dame) and Christopher Brown (NOAA)

  1. March 25, 2021
  2. February 25, 2021
  3. February 4, 2021 – joint Social Sciences and Partner Working Groups call
    1. The groups used the 2015 Report to the Secretary of the Interior, Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science as a jumping-off point to discuss actionable science and co-production
  4. December 17, 2020
  5. November 19, 2020
  6. September 24, 2020
  7. August 20, 2020
  8. July 23, 2020
  9. June 25, 2020
  10. May 28, 2020
  11. April 30, 2020
  12. March 12, 2020
  13. February 13, 2020
  14. December 17, 2019
  15. November 19, 2019
  16. October 22, 2019
  17. September 24, 2019
  18. August 27, 2019
  19. July 16, 2019