Webinar Series: Adapting to COVID-19: Resources for Natural History Collections in a New Virtual World

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iDigBio recognizes the rapid changes happening within museum communities and the efforts being made throughout the community to adapt to these changes. We hope that this webinar series can help to provide insight into how different groups and institutions are adapting to life in a quickly evolving world. We currently have the following events planned and would love to hear from the community if you have ideas for future webinars. All webinars will be recorded and held in Zoom. Stay tuned for more events to be posted soon!

July 28: Planning for Virtual Events: Lessons learned from Digital Data & SPNHC Conference Planners
Topics to include: Registration, Planning the Schedule, Recruiting and Trainings for Presenters and Moderators, Planning for Posters and Oral Presenters (Storage, Communication, Accessibility - time zones, etc), Vendors, Website and Organization, Benefits of a Virtual Mtg
 
August 25: Executing Virtual Events: Lessons learned from Digital Data & SPNHC Conference Planners
Topics to include: Zoom, Social Media, Audience Engagement/Managing Expectations, Surveys, Day of Roles and Responsibilities, Future Considerations 
 
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: Review Results of BCON’s Community Survey 
September 16: Collections Perspectives
September 17: Where do we go from here
 
October 27: Virtual Project Management, Tips and Tools
David Jennings, Diego Barroso
 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Remote Connection URL: 
https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99571640979?pwd=V0VwbDBySEtBYUptNUZ2L0RQNGh0UT09