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The Specify Project participates in collections community and partnership planning meetings, and offers training workshops.

2009

  • June 8-9, 2009 - Northeastern Herbaria Consortium, University of New Hampshire, NH [Specify 6 Presentation] (Andy)
  • May 14-15, 2009 - Intermountain Herbaria Meeting, Utah State University, Logan, UT [Specify 6 Workshop and Training] (Andy)
  • April 2-3, 2009 - Association of Southeastern Biologists Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL [Invited Specify 6 Presentation] (Andy)
  • April 4, 2009 - Southeast Regional Network of Expertise and Collections (SERNEC), Birmingham, AL [Specify 6 Training Workshop] (Andy)

2008


2007

  • November 14-16, 2007 - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA [Specifology 101] (Andy) 
  • October 20, 2007 - Multiple Collections, SERNEC, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN [Specifology 101] (Andy)
  • June 6-7, 2007 - Specify for Archaeological Collections, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS [workshop] (Jim, Theresa, Glenn)
  • May 31-June 1, 2007 - Sam Noble Museum of Oklahoma Natural History, Norman, OK [collaboration planning] (Jim, Glenn, Kathy)
  • May 30-31, 2007 - University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH [Specifology 101] (Andy)
  • May 25, 2007 - University of Minnesota, Bell Museum, St. Paul, MN [Specifology 101] (Andy)
  • May 23-24, 2007 - Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Annual Meeting, St. Paul, MN [Specify 6 WorkBench Announcement, 'vendor' table, usability interviews] (Staff)
  • May 17-25, 2007 - Emilio Goeldi Museum, Belem [workshop], Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Manaus, Brasil [collaboration meeting] (Jim)
  • April 17-18, 2007 - Harvard University Herbarium, Cambridge, MA [presentation] (Rod)
  • April 14, 2007 - Multiple Collections, Arkansas Flora Project, Russellville, AR [Specifology 101] (Andy)
  • April 12-13, 2007 - Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK [collaboration planning] (Glenn, Jim)
  • April 2-3, 2007 - California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco [planning, training] (Andy)
  • February 1-3, 2007 - Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany [presentation] (Rod)
  • January 25, 2007 - Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS [training] (Andy)

2006

  • December 11, 2006 - Natural History Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark [presentation] (Jim, Rod)
  • December 9, 2006 - Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden [presentation] (Jim, Rod)
  • November 11-12, 2006 - Northeastern Herbarium Network Meeting, Yale University, New Haven, CT [presentation] (Andy)
  • October 15-22, 2006 - Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG) 2006 - Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO [presentation and demonstration booth] (Rod, Kathy, Tim, Jean, Jim)
  • October 11-12, 2006 - University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE [presentation and training] (Andy)
  • September 8-9, 2006 - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Workshop on Overcoming the Digitization Bottleneck in Natural History Collections [participants] (Rod, Josh)
  • August 24, 2006 - University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK [presentation] (Andy, Jim, Josh, Rod)
  • August, 7-10, 2006 - Ecological Society of America 91st Annual Meeting - Memphis, TN [SEEK Project demonstration booth] (SEEK Staff)
  • July 31, 2006 - Botany 2006 Conference - Symposium on Botanical Cyberinfrastructure - Chico, CA [presentation] (Andy)
  • July 28, 2006 - UC Berkeley and Jepson Herbaria, Berkeley, CA [presentation]; California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA [consultation] (Andy)
  • June 1, 2006 - University of Colorado, Boulder, CO [training workshop] (Glenn)
  • May 23-27, 2006 - Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections and the Natural Science Collections Alliance Joint Annual Meeting - Albuquerque, NM [presentations and demonstration booth] (Andy, Jim, Glenn, Kathy, Jean, Rod)
  • April 17-18, 2006 - Chicago Nature Museum, Chicago, IL [training workshop] (Andy)
  • March 30-April 1, 2006 - Association of Southeastern Biologists Conference - Gatlinburg, TN [presentation and demonstration booth] (Andy)
  • January 9-10, 2006 - California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA [evaluation workshop] (Andy)

2005


(We conducted a series of design requirements interviews with Specify and non-Specify users in 2005, and we gratefully acknowledge the collaboration of staff at these institutions. The institutional names are for identification purposes only and are not meant to represent endorsements.)
  • November 17-18, 2005 - Harvard University [design requirements interviews] (Glenn, Rod)
  • November 10-11, 2005 - University of New Mexico [design requirements interviews] (Glenn, Rod)
  • August 25, 2005 - Academy of Natural Sciences, [design requirements interviews] (Jim, Glenn, Meg, Rod)
  • August 26, 2005 - American Museum of Natural History [design requirements interviews] (Jim, Glenn, Meg, Rod)
  • July 13, 2005 - Michigan State University [design requirements interviews] (Jean, Glenn, Rod)
  • July 14, 2005 - University of Michigan [design requirements interviews] (Jean, Glenn, Rod)
  • July 20, 2005 - San Diego Natural History Museum [design requirements interviews] (Rod)
  • June 29, 2005 - Field Museum of Natural History [design requirements interviews] (Jean, Jim, Meg, Rod)
  • May 31-June 1, 2005 - Illinois State Museum Workshop on Paleontological Collections Databases - Springfield, Illinois [participant] (Kathy)
  • March 21-24, 2005 - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand [training workshop] (Andy)

2004

  • September 10-12, 2004 - South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, South Africa [training workshop and presentation] (Andy)
  • August 8-11, 2004 - University of Michigan Herbarium [evaluation workshop] (Andy, Glenn and Jim)


Know of a collections meeting we should attend? For individuals and small groups, we offer Specify training workshops in Lawrence, Kansas. For larger U.S. groups we can coordinate on-site workshops. If you are interested in any of those possibilities, please contact us.

    Created by cj
    Last modified 2009-04-05 01:06 PM

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