preliminary programme EBR

Day 1: Monday, March 25

9:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:10 Welcome

Session 1: Keynotes

Chair: Niels Raes

10:10-10:40 Policy & Biodiversity: Research needs for EU nature policy and legislation - Frank Vassen (European Commission DG-ENV) keynote Presentation
10:40-11:10 GBIF’s role in empowering biodiversity research and policy - Tim Hirsch (GBIF) keynote Presentation
11:10-11:40 Coffee break / Poster setup
11:40-12:10 BirdWatch – a satellite-supported service to monitor the habitat suitability of agricultural land and to evaluate the impact of agri-environmental policies on farmland birds - Nastasja Scholz (LuP) keynote Presentation
12:10-12:40 Mapping the Research Infrastructure landscape: the role of Biodiversa+ - Rob Hendriks (Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality) keynote Presentation
12:40-14:00 Lunch break / Poster session

Session 2: EBR 1

Chair: Dimitri Brosens

14:00-14:15 Information Session on Workshops - Dimitri Brosens workshops
14:15-14:30 How GBIF will facilitate more varied types of data (e.g., ecological, eDNA, biological interactions, material samples with subsamples and associated media, taxonomic treatments) in the future. - John Wieczorek (University of Berkeley) & Tim Robertson (GBIF) ~remote presentation Presentation Movie Presentation with speaker notes
14:30-14:45 Biodiversity Building Blocks for Policy - Quentin Groom (Meise Botanic Garden) Presentation
14:45-15:00 MIRRI-ERIC: taping the hidden treasure of data in culture collections - Ana Portugal Melo (MIRRI-Eric) Presentation
15:00-15:15 Large-scale biodiversity assessment with eDNA and the trouble of entropy: ways forward - Florian Leese (UNI-DUE) ~remote presentation
15:15-15:30 Agouti: Camera Traps, from Wildlife Research to Wildlife Management & Policy - Martijn Bollen - agouti Presentation
15:30-15:40 wrap up plenary day one

Biodiversity market & Reception

15:40-16:30 Poster session Zenodo community page
15:45-18:00 Reception

Day 2: Tuesday, March 26

8:45-8:55 Registration

Session 3.1: EBR 2

Chair: Paul Braun

8:55-9:10 Extended COL as GBIF backbone taxonomy - Olaf Banki (Species2000) Presentation
9:10-9:25 Data4Nature/private sector Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures - Niels Raes (NLBIF) Presentation
9:25-9:35 The BiCIKL project traverses obstacles to FAIR and linked biodiversity data usage - Iva Boyadzhieva (Pensoft) Presentation
9:35-9:45 Transferring Taxonomic Knowledge through TETTRIs - Marta León Monedero (CETAF) Presentation

Session 3.2: MAMBO

Chair: Vincent Kalkman

9:50-10:05 Image and sound recognition for citizen scientists: current taxonomic and geographic coverage - Vincent Kalkman (Naturalis Biodiversity Center)Presentation
10:05-10:20 How remotely sensed point clouds can help deliver habitat condition metrics – some MAMBO trials - France Gerard (UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology)Presentation
10:20-10:35 Insect camera’s, counting insect the digital way - Toke Høye (Aarhus University)Presentation
10:35-11:00 Coffee break

Session 3.3: LifeWatch

Chair: Julien Radoux

11:00-11:15 Species information backbone - Stefanie Dekeyzer (VLIZ)Presentation
11:15-11:30 LTER-LIFE: Building Digital twins from data pipeline to ecosystem insights - Geerten Hengeveld (NIOO-KNAW)Presentation
11:30-11:45 Integration of biodiversity monitoring data into the Digital Twin Ocean (DTO-BioFlow) - Carlota Muñiz VLIZ)Presentation
11:45-12:00 Terrestrial ecosystem accounting with ecopatches - Julien Radoux (UCL)Presentation

Chair: Julien Radoux

Session 3.4: ARISE

12:05-12:35 Recognizing all species in all loactions through DNA and AI - Elaine van Ommen Kloeke (Naturalis Biodiversity Center)Presentation
12:35-14:00 Lunch break / Poster session

Session 4.1: DISSCo

Chair: Frederik Leliaert

14:00-14:15 DiSSCo - European & technical perspective - Wouter Addink (Naturalis Biodiversity Center)Presentation
14:15-14:30 CANATHIST (Decolonisation) & DiSSCo FED : contributions to - Patrick Semal (RBINS)Presentation
14:30-14:45 GBIF hosted portals for DiSSCo nodes, and university collections use cases. - Maarten Trekels (Meise Botanic Garden)Presentation

Session 4.2: ELIXIR

Chair: Gabriela Dankova

14:50-15:10 Exploration of (non-)model plant genomes using the PLAZA platform. - Klaas Vandepoele (VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology)Presentation
15:10-15:30 Streamlining (Meta)Data Management and Submission to Repositories - Flora D’Anna & Bert Droesbeke (VIB Data Core / ELIXIR Belgium)Presentation

Chair: Gabriela Dankova

Session 4.3: BGE

15:30-15:50 Workflows and standards delivering reference genomes for Biodiversity Genomics Europe - Camila Mazzoni (Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife)Presentation
15:50-16:05 Achieving a step change in output and capacity building in DNA barcoding: the BIOSCAN stream of Biodiversity Genomics Europe” - Rutger Vos (Naturalis Biodiversity Center)Presentation
16:05-16:20 Q&A


16:20-16:35 Closing of the meeting

Drinks and snacks in the foyer