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Addressing Legal Issues Involved in Digitized Collections: The Nagoya Protocol as a Test Case

June 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

This webinar will summarize discussions and findings from a BCoN organized workshop held at Harvard University in March 2018 to address legal concerns associated with digitized collections and mitigating these issues using digital means. Participants with practical knowledge of how
biological collections should manage legal issues in regards to changing policy, utilizing cyberinfrastructure, and advising stakeholders used compliance with the Nagoya Protocol as a test case to investigate how U.S. institutions must respond to the need for increased transparency of their biodiversity collections and the required digital tracking.


June 27, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Dr. Linda Ford and Dr. Breda Zimkus, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University