2020 ADBC Summit

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REGISTER: https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/ADBC_Summit_2020
Please register for each day of the conference using the Zoom links provided on the conference wiki page.

This year's ADBC Summit has been abbreviated​ to accommodate virtual attendance. The event will be held via Zoom (room information will be distributed closer to the event) September 23-25, 2020 with orientation for new TCN's on September 22nd. 

TCN Representatives: We will not be asking for presentations from retired TCNs. We ask all active TCNs to provide a short 5 minute overview of your TCN. 2019 TCNs will have 10 minutes to present and New TCNs will have 15 minutes.
Visit the conference wiki page for a more detailed agenda and TO REGISTER
Please see below for a brief draft agenda of this year's Summit:
September 15-17: Taking the Pulse of Natural History Collections During COVID-19 Series: Where are we now?
Join iDigBio, NSCA, BCON, NSF, and SPNHC for a mini-series to discuss the climate of natural history collections during COVID. What is the community experiencing? How are they coping? How do we persevere?
September 15 (2:00 - 3:30 ET): Review Results of BCON’s Community Survey & Break-out room discussion
Speaker: Barbara Thiers
September 16 (2:00 - 3:30 ET): Collections Perspectives & Break-out room discussion
Speakers: John Bates, Emily Braker, Brian Atkinson, Mare Nazare
September 17 (2:00 - 3:30 ET): Where do we go from here & Panel Discussion
Speakers: Rob Gropp, Pam Soltis, Scott Miller, Roland Roberts
September 22 (1:00 - 4:30 ET): New TCN Orientation and Existing TCN Networking Opportunities
September 23 (1:00 - 3:00 ET): Keynote Speakers: Ian Owens and Rebecca Johnson, Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History & New TCN Presentations
September 24 (1:00 - 3:00 ET): TCN Presentations
September 25 (1:00 - 4:00 ET): National Academy of Sciences' Survey Report, Looking forward with NSF Panel, and Panel Discussion/ Q&A
Visit the conference wiki page for a more detailed agenda and TO REGISTER: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:00pm EDT to Friday, September 25, 2020 - 3:00pm EDT
Recording policy: 
By attending iDigBio’s online events, you accept that the event will be recorded and posted for later asynchronous viewing.