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

Join our Wednesday meetings via Zoom. Please note:

TaxonWorks Together 2024

  • What: Our 5th annual TaxonWorks community-building event.
  • When: 7-9 May 2024
  • Where: Registration opens in February, space is limited.
  • Who: Open to anyone.
  • Program as it develops: TaxonWorks Together 2024

Regular Events by Month

All these unconference-style Open Session events are on Wednesdays at the same time every week. The flexible agendas are set by those attending the meetings. Alternating by week, we have one Wednesday session, in the following week we have two Wedndesday sessions.
Wednesday Early () Late () Next date Countdown
1st Open Open
2nd Open
3rd Open Open
4th Open
5th
No Meetings on 5th Wednesdays

Open 2024

  • What: Help build the TaxonWorks Community. All TaxonWorks-related topics welcome in all sessions. Open Sessions are held each Wednesday. We alternate weeks having one session, and the following week having two.
  • Time Schedule:
    • 1st Wednesdays and 3rd Wednesdays, two meetings
      • 10:30 CST ( UTC),
      • 13:30 CST ( UTC),
    • 2nd Wednesdays and 4th Wednesdays, one meeting
      • 10:30 CST ( UTC),
  • Where: Zoom.
  • Who: Open to anyone.
  • Open Notes 2024

Meeting Notes for Past Years and Structure

Open

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Technical Notes

Past Events

As of end 2023

TaxonWorks Together 2023

See the TWT 2023 Program with links to presentations. Visit the TW YouTube for the TWT2023 recordings playlist.

TaxonWorks Together 2022

See the github-based homepage for this event.

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.