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ISC and its partners organised the 9th edition of the Science Summit around the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) on 12-29 September 2023.
The role and contribution of science to attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be the central theme of the Summit. The objective is to develop and launch science collaborations to demonstrate global science mechanisms and activities to support the attainment of the UN SDGs, Agenda 2030 and Local2030. The meeting will also prepare input for the United Nations Summit of the Future, which will take place during UNGA79 beginning on 12 September 2024.
Thursday, September 28 • 9:00am - 11:00am
[VIRTUAL] FAIR Biodiversity monitoring and research in Latin America considering the influence of commercial services, global data systems and new technologies (280902)

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Bringing together Latin American specialists on the generation, curation and use of biodiversity data, we aim to discuss the common challenges (across countries and biological habitats and systems) for the funding, production, mobilization and use of good quality FAIR data in addressing the sustainable development goals (including goals 12: Sustainable consumption and production 13: Climate Action; 14: Oceans; 15: Biodiversity, forests, desertification 17: Partnerships (Technology).


SPEAKERS NAMES:
1) Jonathan Ready (convener) - The long-term risks of black box consultancy for environmental monitoring
2) Angelica Batista Morales - Data mobilization through FW BON: challenges and opportunities
3) Patricia Charvet - Keystone predators: biodiversity and conservation in the light of fisheries pressure
4) Martin Nunez - Invasive species biodiversity data: lack of data and the asymmetries of data amount with the global north
5) Cristina Rueda Uribe - Using and sharing big data: opportunities in tropical mountain ecosystems
6) Alexandre Aleixo - FAIR data from commercially supported research


Speakers
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Jonathan Ready

Associate Professor, Universidade Federal do Pará
I use molecular tools (DNA barcoding, metabarcoding, genomics) to survey and monitor biodiversity patterns and interactions.
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Angelica Batista-Morales

Adjunct Researcher and professor, Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. Universidad pontificia Bolivariana
I am a researcher currently working on the development of socioecological strategies related to freshwater, and conservation genetics. Especially, working on freshwater monitoring, ecosystem health indicators, political ecology, ecotoxicity, and citizen science. Also, I am enrolled... Read More →
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Patricia Charvet

Collaborator researcher and professor, Marine Vertebrate Evolution and Conservation Lab (EvolVe) / Programa de Pós-graduação em Sistemática, Uso e Conservação
I am a biologist currently working on marine and freshwater sharks and rays biology, life-history, management and conservation. Specially interested in estuaries, the Amazon Coast and inland water elasmobranch (sharks and rays) biodiversity, such as the critically endangered Largetooth... Read More →
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Martin Nunez

Associate professor, university of houston
I am ecologist from Argentina that  study invasive species, mainly trees and fungi. During the last 20 years I have been very involved in scientific publishing, first as an author and now also as editor of scientific journals.
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Cristina Rueda Uribe

PhD Student, University of Aberdeen
I research the causes and consequences of animal movement, in the context of landscape connectivity and conservation. I am currently studying the spatial dynamics of animals in tropical mountains, focused on hummingbirds and their role as pollinators.
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Alexandre Aleixo

Principal Investigator of the Environmental Genomics Group, Instituto Tecnológico Vale
I am currently leading the Environmental Genomics group at Instituto Tecnológico Vale (ITV) and acting as adjunct professor to several graduate courses focused in the study of tropical Biodiversity. I have experience in the fields of Zoology, Animal Genetics, and Genomics, working... Read More →

Convenors
avatar for Jonathan Ready

Jonathan Ready

Associate Professor, Universidade Federal do Pará
I use molecular tools (DNA barcoding, metabarcoding, genomics) to survey and monitor biodiversity patterns and interactions.


Thursday September 28, 2023 9:00am - 11:00am EDT
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