2018 Half-day Symposium

jlw_20121018_037_0SHC 2018 SymposiumLeveraging digital specimen data and derivatives for herbarium curation and collections’ management.

Location: Botany 2018 – Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN
Registration information: see Botany 2018 website: http://2018.botanyconference.org


Sylvia Orli – IT and Digitization Manager, Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History. “Deep learning with botanical specimen images: a voyage into neural networks.”

Jason Best – Director of Biodiversity Informatics, Botanical Research Institute of Texas. “Evaluating herbarium cabinet capacity using computer vision – a progress update.” and “BRIT Digitization Appliance – tools for increasing digitization throughput and quality.”

Katie Pearson – Curator, R. K. Godfrey Herbarium and Graduate Student, Florida State University, “Leveraging digital data to understand and mitigate collection biases.”

Mary Barkworth– Director Emeritus, Intermountain Herbarium, Department of Biology, Utah State University.“Symbiota2: Enabling greater collaboration and flexibility for mobilizing biodiversity data.” 

Patrick Sweeney – Senior Collections Manager, Division of Botany, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. “The role of globally unique identifiers (GUIDs) in specimen digitization, curation, and mobilization.”

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