[tdwg] BioDigiCon: Final Update

Nelson,Gil gnelson at floridamuseum.ufl.edu
Thu Sep 15 15:43:12 UTC 2022

BioDigiCon: Final Update

Plans for the Biodiversity Digitization Conference (BioDigiCon 2022) are nearly complete. You can explore the agenda and other conference-related information on the conference wiki page here: https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/BioDigiCon_2022 and the presentation abstracts here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qooo7bKfTC8mGXAct2xhjrhg1nWZFHPrtJBJ_n6oLds/edit#heading=h.lhcfh1hw2hqa.

Registration is free! Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-biodigicon-tickets-367104919697

There is an excellent line-up of discussion sessions and workshops, including:

BiotaPhy Webinar 2: Resolving Nomenclature: Making Appropriate Taxonomic Choices
Maria Beatriz de Souza Cortez, University of Florida
BioDigiCon is pleased to provide the platform for the second in a series of 10 webinars sponsored by BiotaPhy<https://www.idigbio.org/content/biotaphy-2022-webinar-series>, a set of computational workflows with broad impact on data-intensive research spanning ecology, phylogenetics, systematics, and conservation biology.

Data quality: most common data dealbreakers
Cat Chapman, iDigBio; Margot Schneider, Atlas of Living Australia; Dora Canhos, CRIA; Andrea Hahn, GBIF; Elspeth Haston, RBGE

Digital Extended Specimen Discussion Session
Libby Ellwood, iDigBio; Katja Seltmann, Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration, UC Santa Barbara; Julie Allen, University of Nevada, Reno; Katie Pearson and Ed Gilbert, Symbiota Support Hub

Digitization Coordination: Combining Project Management & Digitization Efforts to Benefit Collections, Big and Small

Jackie Chapman, Smithsonian Libraries and Archives; Frederik Berger, MfN Berlin; Helen Hardy, NHM London; Sylvia Orli, NMNH Smithsonian; Mareike Petersen, MfN Berlin; Kira Sobers, Smithsonian Libraries and Archives; Alyson Wilkins, NHMU Utah

Digitization Workflows in Symbiota-based Biodiversity Specimen Data Portals
Katie Pearson, Symbiota Support Hub, Arizona State University; Lindsay Walker, Symbiota, ASU

GBIF, ALA, iDigBio: Aligning systems to benefit data mobilization

Federico Mendez (GBIF), Javier Molina (ALA), Maureen Kelly (iDigBio), Chris Wilson (IDigBio)

Imaging Biodiversity Specimens: First Steps to a Great Start (and Beyond)
Austin Mast, Florida State University, Dept of Biological Science; Lauren Cohen, FSU, Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication; Nicole James, FSU, Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication; Alex Adkinson, FSU, Department of Art

Including Indigenous Metadata in Collection Records
Maui Hudson, University of Waikato; Jane Anderson, New York University

Solutions for long-term image storage and accessibility
Dave Blackburn, University of Florida; Doug Boyer, Duke University; Nico Franz, Arizona State University; Michelle Koo, University of California - Berkeley; Nelson Rios, Yale University; Julie Winchester, Duke University

Sustaining Institutional Digitization of Biodiversity Collections: Considerations and Examples

Austin Mast (iDigBio, FSU), David Jennings (iDigBio), Jenn Yost (Symbiota Support HUB, CalPoly), Lindsay Walker (Symbiota Support HUB, ASU)

Capturing trait data: broad, across different taxonomic groups
Rob Guralnick, Florida Museum of Natural History; Maggie Hantak, FLMNH; Ed Stanley, FLMNH; Julie Allen, University of Nevada at Reno; Jacob Idec, FLMNH; Bryan McLean, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Gil Nelson, PhD
Director, Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio)
President, Natural Science Collections Alliance (NSCA)
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
gnelson at floridamuseum.ufl.edu

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