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Thursday, September 29 • 10:50am - 11:50am
(REF 29631) The key for a successful UN’s Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework - standards for measuring biodiversity with molecular tools. Session 3: An enabling global regulatory and policy environment for eDNA, including standards -convened by SYKE.

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This session focusses on the needs for a global framework for eDNA methods, including standards.

10h50 Deborah Paul  Chair of the Taxonomic Databases Working Group/Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) Katja C. Seltmann, UC Santa Barbara,  Pier Luigi Buttigieg, GEOMAR Helmholtz Institute for Ocean Research, Jose Alonso, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Standards bridge sciences, operations, and policy, 15min+ 5min Q&A

11h10 John Simaika, IHE Delft, 15min+ 5min Q&A
11h30, Anne Muigai, Jomo Kenyatta University and  Ntanganedzeni Mapholi, University of South Africa Title, 15min+ 5min Q&A, Title, 15min+ 5min Q&A

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Deborah Paul

TDWG Chair (2021-2022) and Biodiversity Informatics Community Liaison, Biodiversity Information Standards (TWDG), INHS, UIUC
In my current position, I am the Biodiversity Informatics Community Liaison for the software development team - the Species File Group.Prior to this, I was at iDigBio as Digitization and Capacity Development Manager. It's exciting to be working to connect INHS and PRI collections and taxonomic projects, people, and communities local to worldwide. After all, our experts, biorepositories, and the accompanying knowledge of the planet’s diversity are distributed all over the globe. To effectively share biodiversity data useful at all geospatial... Read More →

Jose Alonso

DiSSCo Senior Communication and Outreach Officer, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, NL
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Pier Luigi Buttigieg

Digital Knowledge Steward / Senior Data Scientist, Helmholtz Metadata Collaboration / GEOMAR Helmholtz Institute for Ocean Research
I research and develop advanced, operational-grade, and internationally adopted knowledge representation (KR) technologies for ecology, planetary science, and Sustainable Development. I apply these solutions in mobilising and analysing complex and high-dimensional data sets, while... Read More →
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Katja Seltmann

Director, Cheadle Center for Biodiversity, University of California - Santa Barbara
Dr. Katja Seltmann directs the University of California, Santa Barbara Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration where they aim to advance biodiversity knowledge, conserve endangered species and restore critical habitats. Dr. Seltmann's research involves the digital... Read More →
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John Simaika

Senior Lecturer/Researcher, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education
Dr. John Simaika is a Senior Lecturer/Researcher for Aquatic Ecology and Conservation at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, The Netherlands. He has interests in both aquatic and landscape ecology and restoration. Dr. Simaika has more than a decade experience working... Read More →

Anne Muigai

Professor, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
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Ntanganedzeni Mapholi

Head of Department: Agriculture and Animal Health, University of South Africa

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Meissner Kristian

Director, Finnish Environment Institute
I am the director of the strategic program focused on environmental information and head of Jyväskylä office at the Finnish Environment Institute (Syke). In my over 15 years in environmental administration I've worked on different aspects around development and the uptake of modern... Read More →

Thursday September 29, 2022 10:50am - 11:50am EDT
  Biodiversity / Environment, Biodiversity