In the webinar presented Wednesday by Monica Poelchau, (link to the webinar
), she mentioned a couple of things
in the announcements portion that I wanted to follow up on.
- Through the generous support of Dorrie Main, AgBioData will have a
workshop and virtual booth at 2021 ASPB. The video (
) has details about and booth and the
URL to sign up for space at the booth can be found here:
Marcela K. Monaco sent an email to this list group on Fri, Apr 30, with
the subject: *Plant Bioinformatics Resources Workshop & Virtual Booth
Exhibit at ASPB 2021* that has additional details. I'm sure we'll have
additional information to share as this process moves forward.
- The AgBioData Consortium steering committee is working toward the
adoption of a *Code of Conduct* (https://youtu.be/nFskgT23pnY?t=155
We invite you to provide your thoughts and input on the content in this
google document: https://tinyurl.com/yf263q7h
before its adoption. With
your browser in "suggesting mode", feel free to make changes or add
comments as you wish. If you have any questions or comments that you would
rather not post in a public document but want to share, send an email to me
*The commenting period will close at Noon CT on May 13th (next
*** *The Steering Committee is looking for one or two people that would
serve as Ombudsperson to AgBioData community. This could be a person
outside of the organization that one could report inappropriate activity to
the Steering Committee without engaging them directly *if*
the need arises. It is expected that their services would be seldom needed
or used. Contact me at darwin(a)iastate.edu if you or someone you know
might be interested in this opportunity.
All the best, and I hope you have a safe and great weekend!
Darwin Campbell, AgBioData coordinator
on behalf of the AgBioData steering committee
Marcela K. Tello-Ruiz