Speed dating networking activity

Facilitator: Maheva Bagaard Laursen, GBIF Secretariat

Goal For nodes to share ideas for collaborative projects with other nodes in the network.

Format We will use breakout rooms in Zoom and engage conversation with each other around the questions below:

  • What type of support do you receive for your node activities?

  • What are the main areas of success in resourcing your node’s activities / How did you successfully argue the case for GBIF participation?

  • What tips and recommendations on resourcing (funding sources, institutional support, support from the local/national/regional network, support from GBIF community, in kind support, etc.) and key areas of success can you share?

  • In your experience, what are the most efficient tools to demonstrate the importance of GBIF nodes and the importance of formal GBIF participation /What would be the tools you wish you had to demonstrate the importance of GBIF nodes and the importance of formal GBIF participation?

Slides from the session can be found here