[tdwg-content] iDigBio Train-the-Trainers Georeferencing Workshop Oct 8 - 12, 2012

Debbie Paul dpaul at fsu.edu
Sun Oct 7 16:24:37 CEST 2012

Hi Everyone,

The First iDigBio Train the Trainers Georeferencing Workshop is almost 
here! Monday - Friday October 8 - 12, 9 am - 5 pm.

Workshop Agenda Wiki: 
Attend Remotely (see instructions in PS below): 

The workshop will cover tools and techniques used to correctly interpret 
textual location data into spatial descriptions that can be used in 
mapping and analyses. Participants will learn the fundamentals of 
georeferencing best practices through a combination of lectures and 
hands-on exercises, including paper maps, the MaNIS Georeferencing 
Calculator, GEOLocate, BioGeomancer and online exercises. Special 
attention will be paid to the specific and unique georeferencing needs 
and workflows of the TCNs and their digitization activities.

On behalf of the iDigBio Georeferencing Working Group and all of us at 
iDigBio - Hope to see you there!

PS: For those of you new to Adobe Connect, please be sure to log in to 
Adobe Connect 20 minutes before the session of interest so that you have 
time to figure out the software before the meeting begins. For more help 
see: https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Web_Conferencing
HINTS: Use Headphones, Mute your Microphone, Firefox (usually) works 
better than Chrome with Adobe Connect.
*Please excuse cross-postings for those of you that belong to multiple 

Deborah Paul
User Services, iDigBio
Institute for Digital Information, iDigInfo
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
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