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