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Inauguration of the Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure

October 4 @ 10:00 - 12:00 CEST

Join us online for the official inauguration of the Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure! We give a brief overview of SBDI, and SBDI is placed in an international context by keynote speakers Alexandre Antonelli (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) and Donald Hobern (IBOL).

Program
Moderator: Malin von Essen
10:00 Inauguration, Maria Thuveson, Swedish Research Council and Per Andersson,  Director of Science, Swedish Museum of Natural History
10:05 SBDI – an introduction, Fredrik Ronquist, Acting Director, Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure
10:15 Data and tools within the infrastructure, Debora Arlt, Support Officer, Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure
10:30 SBDI’s support center, Matthias Obst, Support Coordinator, Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure
10:45 Biodiversity research – the future is data-driven, Alexandre Antonelli, Director of Science, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
11:00 PAUSE
11:10 The technical architecture, Manash Shah, System Architect, Swedish Biodiversity Data Infrastructure
11:15 Biodiversity informatics infrastructure – an international perspective, Donald Hobern, Executive Secretary, International Consortium for the Barcoding of Life
11:30 Q&A session (all participants)
11:58 Closing notes, Fredrik Ronquist

The inauguration will take place as a virtual meeting on October 4, 2021.

The meeting is open to everyone.

Register here

 


 

If you want to learn more about SBDI research opportunities, also consider joining webinars we organize during the launch week.

 

Tuesday, October 5 (10:00-12:00 CEST)

Access SBDI data and tools with R –  Want to connect SBDI to your R studio environment? This webinar will introduce you to our tools for data mining and analysis. We will also explain our training resources and discuss with the audience which data sources and analysis tools should be developed next.
Debora Arlt (SLU Artdatabanken), Alejandro Ruete (Greensway AB)

10:00 Welcome and overview

10.10 Mirroreum – an online R platform, intro & demo

10.30 SBDI4R – an R package to access SBDI data, intro & demo

10.50 Short break

11.00 Workflows for biodiversity data analysis

11.20 How to contribute and collaborate through GitHub

11.30 Training resources

11:40 Q&A Session

12:00 End

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Wednesday, October 6 (10:00-12:00 CEST)

Access and publish genetic data with SBDI – Do you work with metabarcoding? This webinar will introduce you to SBDI services for finding, analysing, and publishing molecular biodiversity data. We will also discuss with the audience which services should be developed next.
Anders Andersson (KTH/Scilifelab), Daniel Lundin (LNU), Maria Prager (KI/SU)

10:00 Welcome and overview

10.10 Ampliseq – a bioinformatic pipeline for sequence processing

10.30 Publish and search for molecular biodiversity data in SBDI

10.50 Future perspectives and Q&A

12:00 End

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Thursday, October 7 (10:00-12:00 CEST)

SBDI access to systematic monitoring data, from arctic habitats to deep-water environments – Are you planning to run a biological monitoring program, or perhaps analyze data from large biodiversity inventories? This webinar will explain how to use and publish data from systematic data collection campaigns in Sweden.
Lisa Sundqvist (SMHI), Anna-Lena Axelsson (SLU), Aleksandra Magdziarek (LU), Annelie Maria Jönsson (LU)Malin Werner (SLU- Aqua)Matthias Obst (GU)

10:00 Welcome and overview

10.10 New data formats for long term ecological research – examples from marine monitoring

10.30 Species and habitat data from terrestrial vegetation monitoring

10.50 Short break

11.00 Birds, butterflies and mammals – many decades of data from systematic monitoring programs

11.20 BioCollect – a tool for gathering and managing systematic biodiversity data

11:40 Q&A Session

12:00 End

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October 4
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10:00 - 12:00 CEST
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