LepNet Meeting at the iDigBio Summit 6 2016 in Chattanooga, TN

LepNet Meeting   Tuesday, November 1, 2016 – Chattanooga TN

lepnet_introduction_chattanooga_final– PowerPoint Presentation with LepXplor

andre-idigbio LepSnap Presentation

LepNet Agenda

8:30-8:45 Scope of LepNet Meeting (Transcribing, Databases, Imaging, Education/outreach, Reporting-Expectations, Broader Impacts) (Neil Cobb)

8:45-9:45 Lighting Round table (All collaborators summarize their LepNet resources and plans for transcribing, imaging, as well as broader impact activities (4 minutes per museum).

Mike Caterino (Clemson), Jen Zaspel (Purdue) Julia Colby (Milwaukee Public Museum), Larry Gall (Yale), Steve Hedon (UC Davis), Luc leBlanc (Idaho), Chuck Harp (UC Colorado), Geena Hill (McGuire Center), Chris Marshall (Oregon State), Jason Wientraub (Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia), Ryan Whitehouse (Mississippi State), Joe Mchugh (Georgia), Greg Zolnerowich (Kansas State), Christy Bills (Utah)

9:30-10:30 Digitization Overview (transcription protocols, databases, georeferencing, data serving)

LepNet Label Imaging Support Team (LIST)        Rachel Hawkins (Harvard), Jason Wientraub (Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia), Geena Hill & Stacey Huber (McGuire Center) Jen Zaspel (Purdue), Julia Colby (Milwaukee Public Museum)

10:30-10:45  BREAK

10:45-11:30 Imaging protocols & LepSnap (single specimens, batch imaging/segmentation, Smartphone) (Larry Gall, Jen Zaspel, Andre Poremski)

11:30-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:45  LepSnap Continued (Andre Poremski)

1:45 – 2:15 Research (Outlining a strategy) (e.g., target groups, guiding hypotheses, plant associations, linking to other biogeographic regions) (Neil Cobb leads group discussion)

2:15-2:45PM Education-Outreach. LepXlor Framework, Core Biology Concepts & Questions (Anne Basham, Neil Cobb)

2:45-3:00  Summary

3:00-3:15  BREAK

3:15-5:00 iDigBio Orientation

6:30 LepNet Open Dinner

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