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Ebbe Nielsen Challenge GBIF #gb21

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Presentation at GB21 Science Symposium on Ebbe Nielsen Challenge

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Ebbe Nielsen Challenge GBIF #gb21

  1. 1. Ebbe Nielsen GBIF Challenge Rod Page Chair GBIF Science Committee
  2. 2. What is a “challenge”?
  3. 3. A task-specific competition with one or more prizes
  4. 4. Prize Grant Money Output Challenge
  5. 5. Who uses challenges?
  6. 6. What might we expect from the challenge?
  7. 7. New visualisations
  8. 8. Global Forest Watch
  9. 9. red = forest loss purple = forest loss and gain blue = forest gain
  10. 10. New data types
  11. 11. Stuff we haven’t thought of (that’s why we are having a challenge)
  12. 12. How does the challenge work?
  13. 13. Challenge Topic • First challenge topic is open (innovative use of GBIF-mobilised data) • Future challenges could be more specific
  14. 14. Who can take part? • Open to all – except GBIF secretariat staff, members of Science Committee, etc. • Individuals • Teams • Companies
  15. 15. GBIF Science Committee Elizabeth Arnaud Guy Cochrane Mark Costello Jean Ganglo Rod Page Arturo Ariño Plana Kathy Willis ex officio
  16. 16. Prizes! • Round 1 (five semifinalists) (SC meeting) – €1,000 • Round 2 (GB22) – €20,000 first prize – €5,000 second prize
  17. 17. Stay tuned for launch (real soon now)

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