[Taxacom] SPNHC 2012 - Emerging Technology and Innovation in Natural History Collections Management
rabeler at umich.edu
Thu Mar 15 13:57:02 CDT 2012
Posted on behalf of Susan Butts by Rich Rabeler, MICH
News from Yale… SPNHC 2012 will really impress you!
Carl Zimmer<http://carlzimmer.com> confirmed as our keynote speaker
Carl Zimmer is an award-winning popular science writer, speaker, and blogger who has covered a range of topics from evolution to tattoos! He is the author of 13 books and numerous articles for the New York Times and magazines such as Scientific American and National Geographic.
Technical sessions continue to take shape
We are organizing sessions that will cover topics such as digitization and mobilization of collections-related information, 3-D imaging, frozen-tissue collections, archives and special collections, collaborative efforts, and preventative conservation to name a few.
Many of our sessions are being co-sponsored or co-organized with other organizations and societies including the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Yale Office of Digital Assets and Infrastructure, Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, the National Science Foundation sponsored program iDigBio, the Council for Library and Information Resources, and others.
DemoCamp abstract submission is open
DemoCamp provides a venue for creators to promote their technological solutions to advance the field of museum curation with broad applications for biology and biodiversity informatics. Read more about DemoCamp here<http://peabody.yale.edu/collections/spnhc2012/democamp>.
Register now<http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=970807>! Early bird registration ends April 6th.
Submit<http://peabody.yale.edu/collections/spnhc2012/abstract-submission> abstracts by April 13th.
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Susan H. Butts, Ph.D.
Senior Collections Manager
Division of Invertebrate Paleontology
Peabody Museum of Natural History
170 Whitney Avenue, PO Box 208118
New Haven, CT 06520-8118
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