North American Nodes Meeting

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3 June 2018

The 2018 Regional Meeting of GBIF Participant Nodes in North America is being hosted by iDigBio in conjunction with the second annual Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference. The North America Regional Nodes meeting brings together representatives from the GBIF participant nodes in the North America region to inspire collaboration and discussion of shared goals, challenges, and opportunities. The meeting will focus on progress updates from the represented nodes, preparations for the Governing Board meeting, and a discussion of strategies/goals for the coming year.


1300-1315: Welcome, Meeting Objectives - David Jennings
1315-1415: Tour de Table – Introductions, Node Updates - All
1415-1445: Updates from the Secretariat - Donald Hobern
1445-1515: Break
1515-1630: Group Discussion of Global Topics - All

  • Establishing and developing a Node
  • Open Science Ambassadors
  • GBIC2 conference
  • Enlarging our network
  • Work programme
  • Communication

1630-1700: Wrap-up, Action Items - David Jennings
1700: Adjourn

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United States of America
3 June 2018