[tdwg] Biodiversity Digitation Conference Lightning Rounds: Register Now

Nelson,Gil gnelson at floridamuseum.ufl.edu
Fri Aug 5 15:34:19 UTC 2022

We are pleased to announce a sampling of the lightning rounds to be offered at BioDigiCon. Remember, registration is free, and all events will be pre-recorded or recorded live for asynchronous viewing to suit your time zone or schedule. Registration is free but required.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-biodigicon-tickets-367104919697<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.eventbrite.com_e_2022-2Dbiodigicon-2Dtickets-2D367104919697&d=DwQF-g&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=-DeN3HZj0Hb0vKtqmNM6xJyvWlG-EW6_J4YBXE1_ai4&m=ehzZAc-WWlxAsQvJ1RVCfqNgrcFEccnVRQDUuTn77OzMvdiyBpY-WjEkjulABjC6&s=WoXtDLntla1QUi5Y2wITefoojp1GYOaQhfcV9Gocia0&e=>

Lightning Rounds: Up to 30 rounds will be offered. Here is a sampling:

A set of four rounds focusing on comparing popular collections management systems (CMS) for folks deciding which CMS to adopt, determining whether to switch from a custom CMS, adopt a new CMS, or just to learn more of these options. Talks will be followed by a 10-minute Q&A. Included are:

  *    Arctos, with Emily Braker, University of Colorado
  *   Emu, with Larry Gall, Yale University
  *   Specify, with Randy Singer, University of Michigan
  *   Symbiota, with Katie Pearson, California Polytechnic State University

A set of five rounds focusing on digitization activities at the U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian.

  *   Coordinating digitization at NMNH, Sylvia Orli

  *   A completely digitized collection – what does digitization maintenance look like for NMNH botany, Sylvia Orli

  *   Digitizing the Odonata, Torsten Dikow

  *   Creating an Informatics and Data Science Center, Rebecca Snyder

  *   New generation digitization of specimens in situ, Holly Little

 Individual lightning rounds will include:

  *   Extending the model for digitized data, Ely Wallis

  *   Software-based capture of 2D barcodes on duplicate herbarium sheets during digitization & subsequent data discovery via GBIF, including a sample script to adapt and reuse, David Shorthouse & Shannon Asencio, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada / Government of Canada

  *   Digitization as art, Zach Randall, Florida Museum of Natural History

  *   Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI), Jorrit Poelen, Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration

  *   A workflow for cleaning Notes from Nature data transcriptions, Peter Oboyski, Essig Museum

  *   Digitizing the CSIRO Collections, Australia, Nicole Fisher, CSIRO

  *   An open, continuously updated Fern Tree of Life, Joel Nitta, University of Tokyo

  *   10 minute Q&A with U.S. National Science Foundation representatives, Steve Ellis

  *   MorphoBank, Brooke Long-Fox



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