ADBC Summit 2020

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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.

Registration

Please register for each day of the conference using the links below.

Zoom Information

  • We suggest the desktop client or mobile app, which use less bandwidth than Zoom in your browser. See Zoom help for more: https://bit.ly/2RM0rzQ.
  • Daily Zoom room information is posted below. You must register for each day of the conference to attend.

Conference Resources

Pre-conference COVID-19 mini-series

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 Eastern): Review Results of BCON’s Community Survey & Break-out room discussion
Speaker: Barbara Thiers

September 16 (2:00 - 3:30 Eastern): Collections Perspectives & Break-out room discussion
Speakers: John Bates, Emily Braker, Brian Atkinson, Mare Nazaire

September 17 (2:00 - 3:30 Eastern): Moving Forward: Communities Response and Opportunities for the Future: Presentations and Panel Discussion/Q&A
Speakers: Rob Gropp, Pam Soltis, Scott Miller, Roland Roberts

See webinar series wiki page for more details, including recordings and PDFs of the slides presented.

Additional Summit Related Activities

Recording policy

By attending iDigBio’s online events, you accept that the event will be recorded and posted for later asynchronous viewing.

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, September 22

Day One - Orientation
1:00 – 4:30 ET
Time Click Here for Day 1's Zoom Recording
1:00 – 1:45 New TCN Orientation and Existing TCN Networking Opportunities
1:45 – 2:30 Break-out Session
2:30 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:45 Break-out Session Follow-up
3:45 – 4:30 Meet and Greet for New TCNs and PENs
4:30 - 6:00 Break
6:00 - 7:30 EAB (closed session; separate Zoom link will be provided via email)

Wednesday, September 23

Day Two
1:00 – 3:00 ET
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1:00 – 2:00 Keynote Speakers Presentations
Ian Owens, Deputy Director at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
Rebecca Johnson, Associate Director for Science and Chief Scientist at the National Museum of Natural History
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 - 2:30 Building a global consortium of bryophytes and lichens: keystones of cryptobiotic communities (Jessica Budke & Matt von Konrat)
2:30 - 2:45 Mobilizing Millions of Marine Mollusks of the Eastern Seaboard (Rudiger Bieler)
2:45 - 3:00 Documenting Marine Biodiversity through Digitization of Invertebrate Collections - DigIn (Regina Wetzer)

Thursday, September 24

Day Three – TCN Presentations
1:00 – 3:00 ET
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1:00 – 1:10 TPT (Jen Zaspel)
1:10 – 1:20 TORCH (Diego Barroso)
1:20 – 1:30 PILSBRY (Norine Yeung)
1:30 - 1:40 Break
1:40 – 1:45 California Phenology (Jenn Yost)
1:45 - 1:50 Cretaceous World (Jonathan Hendricks)
1:50 - 1:55 Endless Forms (Matthew Pace)
1:55 - 2:00 EPICC (Charles Marshall)
2:00 - 2:05 InvertEBase (Elizabeth Shea)
2:05 - 2:15 LepNet/SCAN (Neil Cobb)
2:15 - 2:25 Break
2:25 - 2:30 Microfungi (Scott T. Bates)
2:30 - 2:35 Mid-Atlantic Megalopolis (Cindy Skema)
2:35 - 2:40 oVert(David Blackburn)
2:40 - 2:45 Pteridological (Amy Kasameyer)
2:45 - 2:50 SERNEC (Michael Denslow)
2:50 - 2:55 SoRo (Ryan Allen)
2:55 - 3:05 CSBR project: The HBOI-FAU Marine Biotechnology Reference Collection: a New Web-based Resource for Research (Shirley Pomponi)

Friday, September 25

Day Four
1:00 - 4:00 ET
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1:00 – 1:10 Pre-Conference Mini-Series Discussion Results (Jill Goodwin & Erica Krimmel)
1:10 – 1:40 Review of NASEM Report: Biological Collections: Ensuring Critical Research and Education for the 21st Century (Shirley Pomponi)
1:40 - 2:10 Looking forward with NSF (Reed Beaman, Peter McCartney, Roland Roberts)
2:10 - 2:40 Break-out group discussions/ question generation
2:40 - 3:10 Break
3:10 - 4:10 Panel response to questions