The Symbiota Support Hub participated in iDigBio’s 7th annual Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, June 5-7, 2023.
Events, symposia, and other presentations organized by the Symbiota Support Hub at the conference included:
|Day 1, 12-1p||Luncheon: SEINet Networking Lunch|
|Day 1, 1-2:15p||Workshop: Symbiota Skillshare and Capacity Building Workshop|
|Day 2, 9-12p||Symposium: Addressing Roadblocks and Envisioning Solutions of the Digital Extended Specimen Concept|
|Day 3, 10:15-11:15a||Posters: Symbiota & Portal Campaigns|
|Day 3, 2:45-3:15p||Plenary: Communities of Practice Across the Americas|
Addressing Roadblocks and Envisioning Solutions of the Digital Extended Specimen Concept
organized by Jenn Yost, Katie Pearson, & Lindsay Walker
Presentations appeared in the following order, followed by an in-person group activity and discussion session.
- Larry Lannom (CNRI): Overview of the work of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI) toward realizing the Digital Extended Specimen Network; what challenges are they facing and what needs input from the broader community?
- Tim Robertson and Laura Russell (GBIF): Overview of GBIF and work towards mobilizing extended specimen data through their new data model
- Jorrit Poelen (Open Traits/Global Biotic Interactions): Open Traits/Global Biotic Interactions as a Digital Extended Specimen use case; What does a decentralized extended specimen look like? what roadblocks did he encounter when building this resource, and what is still needed to better combine the data?
- Sharif Islam (DiSSCo): How is DiSSCo harmonizing extended specimen data across their network; what challenges are they facing and what needs input from the broader community?