[TDWG-MIDS] 6th Meeting, Thursday 6th May 2021 UTC 13:30-15:00, Agenda, etc.

Alex Hardisty HardistyAR at cardiff.ac.uk
Tue May 4 15:16:20 UTC 2021

Dear colleagues,

The sixth meeting of TDWG TG MIDS will take place on Thursday 6th May 2021 UTC 13:30-15:00.

You can find the agenda in the cumulative notes googledoc here: http://bit.ly/tgmids-notes. Please see the information already in there, especially relating to materialType where we should agree how to proceed. It seems clear that TG MIDS cannot resolve the codification of what kind of material a specimen is and how its been prepared and preserved in isolation from other groups presently thinking about disentangling this (TDWG Collections Descriptions Interest Group, TDWG Darwin Core Maintenance Interest Group and the iSamples project). Ideally, it should be solved harmoniously across multiple collection types that include non-biological/geo materials and archaeological artefacts as well as biological materials.

We would like to come to an outline solution within a few weeks if possible - at least agreeing what the three or four main information elements are and how they should be used; even if the detailed vocabularies need further study. Please think about how we can proceed practically and come with your suggestions. A small task force of interested experts perhaps?

You should already have received a calendar invitation with Zoom details but here they are again, just in case

Meeting URL:     https://cardiff.zoom.us/j/83253525847?pwd=ek9JTkZKMU5qSld3Z0UzTk5SeDBBUT09
Meeting ID:        832 5352 5847
Password:          471826

Kind regards

Alex Hardisty                                                                 Alex Hardisty
Director of Informatics Projects                                   Cyfarwyddwr y Prosiect Gwybodeg
School of Computer Science and Informatics               Yr Ysgol Cyfrifiadureg a Gwybodeg
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5, The Parade, Cardiff CF24 3AA                                   5, The Parade, Caerdydd CF24 3AA
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