International collaboration

Biodiversity Data Dialogues: a Special Session at Ecological Society of America 2019

Tue, 2019-02-12 13:12 -- dpaul

This year, GBIF, NEON, and iDigBio join together to bring a special session called "Biodiversity Data Dialogues" to the Ecological Society of America/USSEE* 2019 Joint Meeting.

From the abstract:

MOBILISE First Training School on Digitization and Data Management of Collections!

Tue, 2019-02-12 12:38 -- dpaul

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!

MOBILISE meeting on Authority Management of People Names

Tue, 2019-02-12 12:16 -- dpaul

People need credit for the work they do to make collections and collections data a reality. To do this well, our biocollections community needs robust standards and methods to support this information. Many will reap the benefits of such tracking including those collecting, geoereferencing, and identifying specimens, and those capturing data. To see one example of the benefits of being able to tell who did what to which specimen, have a look at bloodhound.shorthouse.net.

Sharing Strategies for Mobilizing Collections in South America - iDigBio at the XXXII Brazilian Congress of Zoology (CBZ)

Mon, 2018-04-02 09:03 -- maphillips

Contributed by Ana Dal Molin, INCT-Hympar/CAPES postdoctoral fellow at Laboratório de Biodiversidade de Insetos, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo. All images from Ana Dal Molin

ICEDIG - a design refinement project for DiSSCo. Transforming natural science collections for the digital age.

Tue, 2018-03-13 12:32 -- dpaul

UK Strategy Workshop: Building a cross-region vision for regional and small UK collections

Wed, 2018-02-21 14:43 -- dpaul

iDigBio is supporting UK efforts to foster across-region collaboration and discussions for development of a strategic plan and vision to digitize regional and small collections across the UK. Participants at these event are museum leaders and directors. We will share case studies of collaborative digitization and data mobilization and offer examples from potential key stakeholders while highlighting audience benefits.

SPNHC 2016 Symposium: An International Conversation on Mobilizing Natural History Collections (NHC) Data and Integrating Data for Research

Wed, 2016-04-13 15:28 -- dpaul

UPDATE: Good News! Several symposia at SPNHC 2016 will be broadcast live - so you can listen in from all over the world. Stay tuned for details, watch twitter, facebook, and these iDigBio pages.

UPDATE. We had over 27 abstracts submitted for a symposium with 9 slots. So, we added an additional symposium titled: Digitizing and Imaging Collections: New Methods, Ideas, and Uses.

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