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Friday, March 24

"Inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference"

Here is a bit more information on the "Inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference" to be held at the University of Michigan on June 5th-6th

The conference will highlight the multiple uses of digitized data in biodiversity research. 

Plenary speakers include:
Beth Brainerd, Brown University, Dori Contreras, University of California, Berkeley, Mike Donoghue, Yale University, Dan Fisher, University of Michigan, Lawrence Hudson, Natural History Museum, London, Maureen Kearney, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Peter McCartney, U. S. National Science Foundation, Stephen Smith, University of Michigan, Pam Soltis, University of Florida,Adam Summers, University of Washington, Mike Webster, Cornell University.

Three workshops will be offered.
1. Digital Data and the North American Nodes of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility
2. Automated Species Range Map Construction through Aggregated Global Museum Records
3. Computational Macroevolution: Analysis and Visualization of Complex Evolutionary Dynamics on Phylogenies

Registration for students is $20
Registration for all others is $50

Deadline for Abstracts: April 15th
Deadline for Registration: May 15th