[Taxacom] Online taxonomy meeting at the Linnean Society of London, 20 September 2012

Pat LaFollette pat at lafollette.com
Mon Jun 18 21:38:18 CDT 2012

At first reading, I visualized the meeting itself being held online 
(though I suppose that would make serving tea at the breaks a bit 
more difficult).


At 03:40 AM 6/18/2012, Ian Kitching wrote:
>Is the Internet really making taxonomic information more accessible to
>its many actual or potential users? Certainly much effort is being made
>to put such content online, but how effective are we in achieving this
>end? This one-day meeting, with its line-up of international speakers,
>aims to provide an update on progress. It will feature a number of
>substantive online taxonomy initiatives and a critical review of the
>current position. The meeting will address the question of whether
>users' needs are being met and will conclude with a talk (also serving
>as an Evening Lecture) on the use of informatics in related disciplines.
>The event should appeal to all producers and users of taxonomic data.
>For the programme and registration form see:
>Dr Ian J. Kitching, Research Entomologist, Department of Life Sciences,
>The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, U.K.
>Tel: (+44) (0)20 7942 5608 | Fax: (+44) (0)20 7942 5229 | email:
>I.Kitching at nhm.ac.uk
>Home page:
>Creating a taxonomic e-science, CATE Sphingidae home page:
>http://www.cate-sphingidae.org <http://www.cate-sphingidae.org/>
>Sphingidae of South-East Asia version 1.5:
>http://www.sphin-sea.unibas.ch <http://www.sphin-sea.unibas.ch/>
>Sphingidae of the Eastern Palaearctic:
><http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/china.htm> m
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Patrick I LaFollette
Research Associate in Malacology
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
pat at lafollette.com 

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