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BHL Day 2021: Reflections in Crises. Online. 14 April 2021. #BHLDay2021
BHL Day 2021: Reflections in Crises
Join us for a virtual BHL Day 2021 on 14 April, presented as part of our 2021 Annual Meeting! Themed "Reflections In Crises", the program will include sessions reflecting on BHL's roles in addressing the biodiversity crisis, challenges arising from COVID-19, and systemic racism in natural history collections.

BHL Day 2021 will include three sessions, separated by two 30-minute breaks. By registering for the event, you will receive one Zoom Webinar link to use for all sessions. You may attend one or all sessions.

12:00-13:00 UTC (8:00-9:00am EDT)
Opening Keynote: Biodiversity at a Tipping Point
Ian Owens, Deputy Director, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

13:00-13:30 UTC (9:00-9:30am EDT)
Break

13:30-15:30 UTC (9:30-11:30am EDT)
Partner Reflection Panel: Finding Opportunities During a Global Pandemic
Featuring presentations from BHL partner institutions:
-Natural History Museum, London
-Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
-Museum für Naturkunde
-American Museum of Natural History Library
-Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle

15:30-16:00 UTC (11:30am-12:00pm EDT)
Break

16:00-17:00 UTC (12:00-1:00pm EDT)
Closing Keynote: Decolonizing Strategies for an Equitable Biodiversity Heritage Library
Lidia Ponce de la Vega, McGill University, Doctoral Candidate (ABD) and DH Course Lecturer

For complete program details, visit the event page at s.si.edu/bhlday2021.

Apr 14, 2021 08:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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