[Taxacom] US Herbaria

Mary Barkworth Mary.Barkworth at usu.edu
Fri Apr 27 16:38:24 CDT 2012


Dr. Stella Coakley has given formal approval for the annual meeting which will, as before held on the Sunday of Botany 2012, from 3.30 - 5.30 pm. This means that some state experiment station directors may be willing to support attendance by an individual from their state. It is at their discretion.

The proposed agenda follows.

1.       Welcome:

2.       Progress Report - Barkworth

a.       Synopsis of organizational changes

b.      What do the data say this year?

c.       Other activities of executive

3.       IDigBio and US Virtual Herbarium - Pam Soltis

4.       Work flows within and among herbaria

a.       Accelerating digitization of existing specimens

b.      Stopping the accumulation of undigitized specimens

5.       Beyond the herbarium walls

6.       Other business
The meeting is a place to exchange ideas so please, come prepared to contribute. We shall also have a table in the exhibit hall where conversations can be continued and new ideas suggested.

IF YOU ARE IN CHARGE OF A US HERBARIUM AND HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE SURVEY AT https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LK7PVSC PLEASE DO SO. WE NEED TO KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING. Data talks.

Mary




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