ADBC Summit 2019

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The ninth annual ADBC Summit will be held October 1-3, 2019, in Gainesville, Florida.

The annual ADBC Summit brings together representatives from TCNs, PENs, NSF, iDigBio, and other initiatives related to the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) program. The Summit inspires collaboration and focuses discussions on shared goals, challenges, and opportunities.

Come join the leading researchers and professionals striving to digitize our nation's Natural History Collections!

Full details about the meeting, including the registration link and the full agenda, are posted on the wiki page. The following is a preliminary agenda for planning purposes:

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (full day)
    • Orientation
    • New TCN kickoff meetings
    • iDigBio EAB meeting
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (full day)
    • Opening presentations
    • TCN presentations
    • Group discussion or breakout groups
    • Evening reception at the Florida Museum
  • Thursday, October 3, 2019 (half day)
    • Morning plenary
    • Breakout groups
    • Summit wrap-up
    • Rooms will be available in the afternoon for ad hoc meetings
Start Date: 
Tuesday, October 01, 2019 - 8:00am EDT to Thursday, October 03, 2019 - 1:00pm EDT
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center