Hello ECN peeps,

RE: Darwin Core Hour 2020
Topic: BioCASe Provider Software and ABCD: A Universal Approach for Biodiversity Collection Data
Date:Wednesday, 11 March 2020
Where: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/269095988
Time (1 Hour): 11 AM (EDT), 16:00 CET, 15:00 GMT
Corresponding UTC: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 15:00:00

ABCD is a biocollections data standard -- Accessing Biological Collections Data. While many of you are familiar with Darwin Core, you may not know ABCD.  Similarly, lots of you know and use the GBIF Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT) used to package up the data into an archive file that aggregators like iDigBio and GBIF can ingest. ABCD and BioCASe quite different than Darwin Core and IPT in scope and function.

Curious? Note about 100 institutions worldwide use ABCD and BioCASe to share their biocollections data. Find out more, join us for this Darwin Core Hour. Note this webinar is targeted at data managers, but is also designed for those without deep IT knowledge.

Presenter: Jörg Holetschek, Biodiversity Data Networks Coordinator, Botanic Garden & Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem (BGBM), joined by colleagues Gabi Dröge, and David Fichtmüller.

Moderators: The Darwin Core Hour Team

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