Join the team! Canadensys is seeking a Biodiversity Informatics Manager.

You are curious, a nature lover and passionate about biodiversity informatics? Resourceful, autonomous and the head full of ideas? You know what GBIF, TDWG, DWC, SPNCH, and other acronyms means? This job will probably interest you (and you interest us)! The complete description of the position is available here. If you know someone that match […]

TDWG 2017 in Ottawa: a great and interesting week for the team!

Ottawa have been the host of the annual conference of the Biodiversity Informatics Standards, best known as TDWG. TDWG is, amongst others, responsible of the development and support of the Darwin Core standards, used all over the world to publish biodiversity data. From the 1st to the 6th of October 2017, scientists, professionals, and students […]

Developing Biodiversity Informatics in Haiti : towards a better knowledge of the biological richness of the country

The project, funded by a BID small grant, was organized in partnership with the Cayes Botanic Garden, Canadensys and GBIF. A workshop took place from the 20th to 23rd of September at the Cayes Botanical Garden, and participants from all over the country were presents, including representatives of the National Botanic Garden, the Ouanaminthe Botanic […]

Inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference

iDigBio and the University of Michigan has organized, on the 5th and 6th of May 2017, the inaugural conference on Digital Data in Biodiversity Research, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This conference has brought together researchers from United States, Canada and all over the world, and was a great opportunity to discover new projects, tools or […]

Workshop: introduction to the publication of biodiversity data

In partnership with the ABQ, Canadensys offered two workshops in May, for the professionals and organizations interested in publishing their data on Canadensys and GBIF. This one day workshop has been divided in two parts. Association des Biologistes du Québec (ABQ) The Association des Biologistes du Québec (ABQ) is an association of more than 800 […]

Darwin Core Hour, Chapter 5: DwC Standards in Practice – Introduction to the GBIF IPT

Darwin Core Hour The Darwin Core Hour, a series of webinars organized by iDigBio, aims to answer general questions about Darwin Core standards and related topics. From their website : “Darwin Core has become a broadly-used standard for biodiversity data sharing since its inception as a standard by the organization Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) in […]

Réseau des Milieux Naturels Protégés : link occurrence data to protected areas

The Réseau des Milieux Naturels Protégés (RMN) is an organization in Québec promoting the protection and conservation of private natural areas, as well as the sensibilisation of citizens and landowners to the importance of the conservation of this natural areas for biodiversity in Québec. This network includes organizations and individuals across Québec and inventories more […]