[Taxacom] Remote Participation: 2nd iDigBio Train the Trainers Georeferencing Workshop - Aug 12 - 16

Deb Paul dpaul at fsu.edu
Fri Aug 9 14:45:35 CDT 2013


Hi All,

The 2nd iDigBio Train the Trainers Georeferencing Workshop is almost here!
Monday - Friday August 12 - 16, 9 am - 5 pm. EDT

Workshop Agenda Wiki: https://tinyurl.com/idbttt2
Attend Remotely via AdobeConnect
(see instructions in PS below): http://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/geotrain/

The workshop will cover tools and techniques used to correctly interpret 
textual location data into spatial descriptions that can be used in 
mapping and analyses. Participants will learn the fundamentals of 
georeferencing best practices through a combination of lectures and 
hands-on exercises, including paper maps, the MaNIS Georeferencing 
Calculator, GEOLocate, and online exercises. Special attention will be 
paid to the specific and unique georeferencing needs and workflows of 
the TCNs and their digitization activities.

On behalf of the iDigBio Georeferencing Working Group and all of us at 
iDigBio - Hope to see you there!

Deb
PS: For those of you new to Adobe Connect, please be sure to log in to 
Adobe Connect 20 minutes before the session of interest so that you have 
time to figure out the software before the meeting begins. For more help 
see: https://www.idigbio.org/wiki/index.php/Web_Conferencing
HINTS: Use Headphones, Mute your Microphone, Firefox (usually) works 
better than Chrome with Adobe Connect.
*Please excuse cross-postings for those of you that belong to multiple 
lists.

-- 
"Most of human sentences are in fact aimed at getting rid of the ambiguity which one has unfortunately left trailing in the previous sentence." from Jacob Bronowski, The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination
--Deborah Paul
iDigBio User Services
Institute for Digital Information
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
850-644-6366




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