[Taxacom] Fwd: Livestream video of Informatics Horizons Event, Natural History Museum London, July 24th 2013

Vincent Smith vince at vsmith.info
Wed Jul 24 03:20:34 CDT 2013

Dear Colleagues,

Just a reminder that the Informatics Horizons Meeting at the Natural
History Meeting will be live streaming a video broadcast of the event
via YouTube from 9.30 GMT +1. Details and the video stream can be
accessed from http://scratchpads.eu/NHMInformaticsday. Further details


The Natural History Museum, London, will be hosting a series of talks
to showcase various museum informatics, web activities and partner
projects on Wednesday July 24th, starting at 09:30 (GMT +01:00). This
is primarily an an internal event. However, we will be live streaming
video of the presentations via YouTube and will take questions from
those watching via Twitter (#nhminfo) and Google Docs
http://tinyurl.com/infor-livequestions. More information and the video
broadcast can be accessed from http://scratchpads.eu/nhminformaticsday

The event includes two keynote speakers: Donald Hobern, Director of
GBIF (http://tinyurl.com/gbif-dh), who will be speaking on the
landscape of biodiversity informatics; and Sir Nigel Shadbolt, who
amongst his many roles is Information Advisor to UK Government
(http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/nrs/). Nigel will be speaking on Open
Data and the Value of Openess.

A high level overview of the event:
09:30 - 10:20      Introduction, Digital Developments in ICT, Public
Engagement and Science
10:20 - 10:45      The Informatics Landscape (First Keynote)
10:45 - 11:10      COFFEE BREAK
11:10 - 13:00      NHM Digital Projects and Open Data (Lightning Talks
& Second Keynote)
13:00 - 14:00      LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:10      Digital Infrastructure and Collections Digitisation
15:20 - 15:40      COFFEE BREAK
15:40 - 17:00      Digital Components of NHM and RBG Kew Science Initiatives

The full programme (http://tinyurl.com/infor-programme) and event
poster (http://tinyurl.com/infor-poster) are available online. Note
that there is 1 minute delay between events in the auditorium, and
their broadcast via YouTube.

Best regards,



Dr. Vincent S. Smith, Research Scientist
The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK
Editor-in-chief, Biodiversity Data Journal
Coordinator for ViBRANT (http://vbrant.eu), NHM PI for e-Monocot

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