Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Digitization through DNA Barcoding and Informatics

This landed in the inbox today:

The Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL) at the Smithsonian Institution and CSIRO in Canberra, Australia, are the co-organizers of a full-day symposium/workshop on "Connecting Biodiversity Collections in the Pacific: Digitization through DNA Barcoding and Informatics".  The event will take place during the 12th Pacific Science Association Inter-Congress, Suva, Fiji 8-12 July 2013

To make the event as accessible as possible, it will be webcast as a GoToWebinar.  Registrants will see and hear all presentations and discussions and will be able to pose questions to the presenters.  The sessions are:

Collection digitization, chaired by Beth Mantle, CSIRO: Wednesday afternoon from 14:20 to 17:30 (Fiji time, GMT +12 hours)
DNA barcoding, chaired by David Schindel, CBOL, Smithsonian Institution: Thursday morning from 11:00-12:20 (Fiji time)

Information on the symposium/workshop and the webinar registration form can be found here.

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