The European MOBILISE COST Action sets out "to foster a cooperative network in Europe to support excellent research activities, and facilitate knowledge and technology transfer around natural science collections." As part of their efforts to prepare for the funding and implementation of DiSSCo, they are setting up their first First Training School on Digitization and Data Management of Collections!
Please join us on Wednesday 20 September at 12 PM EDT, 11 AM CDT for Crowdsourcing Basics: What is crowdsourcing, and will it work for your collection? - the Milwaukee Public Museum experience.
Where: http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/room (Headsets for best experience!).
from Deb Paul @iDigBio
What: Biodiversity Informatics Workshop - a Data Carpentry Bootcamp.
Host: National Evolutionary Synthesis Synthesis Center (NESCent)
Where: Durham, North Carolina
When: Thursday and Friday, May 8 - 9, 2014
Further information, instructors, and registration are available at the course website: http://nescent.github.io/2014-05-08-datacarpentry/