TDWG 2015 Annual Conference

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Introduction

The 2015 Biodiversity Information TDWG Annual Conference was held from 28 September to 1 October 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. This was TDWG’s first conference in Africa! The theme of the conference was Applications, Standards and Capacity Building for Sustaining Global Biodiversity. Subprograms included: Digitization, Semantic Technologies, Phyloinformatics, Outreach and Collaboration, ePublications, Trait Data, and Conservation informatics.


Agenda

https://mbgserv18.mobot.org/ocs/public/conferences/5/schedConfs/11/program-en_US.pdf


Recorded Conference Proceedings

Monday September 28, 2015

Opening Session (Oak Room)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p4ypih3oakg/
S07 - Training and Collaboration For Sustained African Engagement in Biodiversity Informatics (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p25ona6cm9f/
S03 - The Role of Data Standards in Real-World Applications Using Biodiversity Information (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p7bs4yeeqae/
C04 - USING BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS TOOLS FOR MANAGEMENT (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p6noe6v5rmv/
C02 - BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS TOOLS FOR SYSTEMATICS (ACACIA TENT)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p2rntp02lja/

Tuesday September 29,2015

Plenary Session (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p3jnxtdy2m5/
S02 - FORMAL BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS TRAINING AS KEY FOR CAPACITY BUILDING STATE-OF-PLAY, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p58zkx3fc7u/
Recording for specific talk -- Introducing data training programmes in large natural history museums to tackle their digital challenges (mp4) - Dimitrios Koureas, Clare Valentine
S06 - SEMANTICS FOR SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY (ACACIA TENT)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p2du5d7etme/
W04 - BIODIVERSITY DATA MOBILIZATION MODELS I (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p2vwyg0ijbc/
Biodiversity Data Mobilization Models Wiki
W04 - BIODIVERSITY DATA MOBILIZATION MODELS II (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p9t3w6pwoj7/

Wednesday September 30,2015

PLENARY SESSION (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p4n0ejedh9w/
C05 - DIGITIZATION AND DATA PUBLISHING (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p2aajghjqz0/
C01 – GENETIC RESOURCE PRESERVATION (ACACIA TENT)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p8whvzv1006/
S01 - BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS SERVICES AND WORKFLOWS (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p3h6m39jyga/
C06 - CITIZEN SCIENCE (ACACIA TENT)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p96ryeue8xe/
S05 - The Role of Camera traps for Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p7sfwigvsxd/

Thursday October 1,2015

C03 - BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS TOOLS FOR PROTECTED AREAS CONSERVATION (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p379b2ziann/
S04 - BHL AFRICA: ASSESSING & BUILDING CAPACITY FOR GLOBAL ACCESS TO BIODIVERSITY LITERATURE (OAK ROOM)
http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/p8nmv63pwzi/

Submitted Presentations

Application of the BARCODE Data Standard: The Barcode of Wildlife Project for Endangered Species, David E. Schindel
Abstract: https://mbgserv18.mobot.org/ocs/index.php/tdwg/2015/paper/view/889
Presentation: https://www.idigbio.org/sites/default/files/workshop-presentations/tdwg-2015/Schindel%20TDWG%20Nairobi%20-%2029%20Sep%2015%20FINAL.pptx
All TDWG 2015 Presentations
https://www.idigbio.org/sites/default/files/workshop-presentations/tdwg-2015/tdwg2015.zip