Events

Current and past events hosted by the Species File Group

Questions? Chat with us on Gitter or contact our community liaison Deborah Paul.

Current

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TaxonWorks Together 2022

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Regular Events by Month

All these events are on Wednesdays at the same time every week. The flexible agendas are set by those attending the meetings. The “early sessions” have topics (but are flexible, as need be). In the “late” sessions, topics are determined by those who join.
Wednesday Early () Late () Next date Countdown
1st Nomenclature Open
2nd Digitization
3rd Matrices/Observations Open
4th Technical
5th
No Meetings on 5th Wednesdays

Nomenclature

  • What: TaxonWorks excels at digitizing nomenclature and its metadata. The agenda is set by users with specific questions and use cases. In addition we highlight new functionality related to digitization of nomenclature. Sessions are sometimes class-like for part of the time. Downstream sessions are planned with collaborators according to their needs and the general discussion that occurs in these meetings.
  • When: 1st Wednesdays, 10:30 CST (15:30 UTC),
  • Where: Zoom.
  • Who: Open to anyone.
  • Nomenclature Notes

Digitization

  • What: Help grow a community of digitization expertise around TaxonWorks. A 1-2 hr monthly open question and answer session with a focus on natural history specimen digitization using TaxonWorks. The agenda is set by those with specific questions. Updates to TaxonWorks are briefly covered. Design and discussion of new functionality frequently happens.
  • When: 2nd Wednesdays, 10:30 CST (15:30 UTC),
  • Where: Zoom.
  • Who: Open to anyone.
  • Digitization Notes

Matrices/Observations

  • What: TaxonWorks supports building matrices. Join us in this 1-2 hr monthly open session focusing on building and using matrices and observations tools in TaxonWorks. Your questions set the agenda. Design and discussion of new functionality frequently happens.
  • When: 3rd Wednesdays, 10:30 CST (15:30 UTC),
  • Where: Zoom.
  • Who: Open to anyone.
  • Matrices Notes

Technical

  • What: You are encouraged to contribute to the technical side of TaxonWorks any time. But, please do join us for a 1-2 hr monthly open session concentrating on software and services development. The agenda is set by you. Design and discussion of new functionality frequently happens.
  • When: 4th Wednesdays, 10:30 CST (15:30 UTC),
  • Where: Zoom.
  • Who: Open to anyone.
  • Technical Notes

Open

  • What: Help build the TaxonWorks Community. In this open session, all topics welcome. A 1-2 hr monthly open session.
  • When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 13:30 CST (18:30 UTC),
  • Where: Zoom.
  • Who: Open to anyone.
  • Open Notes

Past

As of end 2021

TaxonWorks Together 2021

See the github-based homepage for this event.

TaxonWorks Together 2020

See the github-based homepage for this event.

TaxonWorks Late Nite

  • What: An ongoing series of late nite "chill" and chat sessions with the TaxonWorks and broader community.
  • When: April 21, .
  • Where: Zoom.
  • Who: Open to anyone.