Accepted Symposia

We are delighted to let you know that the following symposia have been accepted in to the programme and abstracts are invited to the open symposia.

The list of accepted symposia is below and you can click on the title of each symposium for further information. Please submit your abstract to the symposia of your choice, via our dedicated abstract portal. For more information on how to submit, please click here.

S0.1 Biodiversity Crisis Response – Town Hall Meeting (Closed)

S1.1 Looking forward to 2030

S1.2 The impact of community scientists in Natural History Collections

S1.5 Living Collections as a Natural History Resource

S2.1 Impact of natural science collections in the digital era

S2.2 Exhibiting Extinction (Closed)

S2.3 Widening the scope – new ways of use and re-use of natural history collections

S2.4 Current and Future Tasks of Collecting and Information Infrastructures in Global Challenges

S2.5 Managing and Mobilizing Collection Data with Specify Software (Closed)

S3.1 Symposium on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) and the Nagoya Protocol (Closed)

S3.2 and S4.2 Specimen Spotlight

S3.3 Civically engaged natural history museums: transforming public programmes to stay relevant (Closed)

S3.4 Open Digital Specimens: Widening access to collections

S3.5 Content Management Systems in Natural History Collections: Collections, Curators, Challenges (Closed)

S4.1 The Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN) Standards and Policies for Molecular Collections (Closed)

S4.3 Rethinking the use of collections for social inclusion

S4.4 MIDS and MICS: Minimum information out of digitisation

S5.2 Storage Techniques for Art, Science, and History Collections (STASH): Storage Tips STASH Flash Symposium

S5.3 Embedding Scotland’s natural history collections into the heart of the UK’s biological recording community.

S5.4 Actual Collections in the Digital Age: How digitization affects the valorization and treatment of physical collections

S6.1 How SYNTHESYS+ and DiSSCo power up access to collections

S6.3 Collection Theft and Security Monitoring of Collections

S6.4 Natural History Collections in Latin America: a central piece in the puzzle of the discovery and conservation of global biodiversity

S7.1 Envisioning collections management for the evolving biodiversity data lifecycle

S7.2 Appreciating the little things in life: Molecular technologies driving new methodologies in specimen preservation and management

S7.3 Sharing Sensitive Species Data in a Digital World: Where are we, and where do we need to go?

S7.4 Addressing widespread disconnection from Nature: A vital role for teaching with natural history collections

S7.5 History matters! The Value of the Humanities in Natural History Museums

S8.1 The Anthropocene at the Museum of Natural History

S8.2 Providing authentic experiences, including museum-based learning opportunities and proper mentorship, to prepare undergraduates to tackle global challenges using natural history collections

S8.3 Engaging new partnerships with the humanities sector to unlock the stories behind our collections

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