Scientific Conference

25 June 2018

14:30 – 15:00 | Room Giacomini - Welcome – Alberto Basset

15:00 – 16:00 | Room Giacomini - Plenary session: LifeWatch Italy HUB for biodiversity and ecosystem research

16:00 – 16:30 | Break 

16:30 – 18:10 | Room Giacomini - Thematic session: Data & Metadata - Chair Giorgio P. Maggi & Giorgio Matteucci

16:30 – 16.45
P. Maiorano, F. Capezzuto, R. Carlucci, L. Ciardo, G. D'Onghia, L. Sion, A. Tursi 
Long-term data on the demersal faunal assemblages in the Central Mediterranean

16:45 – 17:00
M. Gaglio, A. N. Muresan, G. Castaldelli, E. A. Fano
Macrobenthic variability in streams and rivers of Northern Italy

17:00 – 17:15
G. Castaldelli, M. Milardi, M. Lanzoni, V. Aschonitis, A. Gavioli, E. A. Fano
The inconvenient truth on the fish fauna of Italian lowland waters

17:15 – 17:30
M. Bologna, F. Boero, L. Bonato, A. Casale, M. Curini Galletti, B. Massa, A. Minelli, M. Oliverio, A. Vigna Taglianti, M. Zapparoli
The new Checklist of the Italian fauna

17:30 – 17:45
P. Galli, M. Labra, M. Casiraghi, S. Montano, D. Seveso, D. Maggioni, S. Malatesta, M. Schmidt, E. dell'Agnese, A. Savini, M. G. Strepparava
bARKoding: bioinformatics data to improve environmental quality and human health of an endangered insular system: the case of Magoodhoo Island- Maldives

17:45 – 18:00 
R. Cimmaruta, G. Nascetti
Long term biodiversity studies foster Virtual Research Environments: the case of the Tarquinia salterns

18:00 – 18:10 Presentazione poster digitali
A. Stanisci, M.L. Carranza, V. Calabrese, A. Evangelista, A. Stinca
The first standardized and accessible database describing Mediterranean high-elevation vegetation in Italy: "VIOLA"

A. N. Muresan, M. Gaglio, G. Nobili, G. Castaldelli, E. A. Fano
Changes of functional attributes in benthic communities of a Mediterranean pond system along a salinity gradient

16:30 – 18:05 | Room Montalenti - Session: ICT services - Chair Monica Santamaria & Bruno Cataletto

 

16:30 – 16.45
M. Santamaria, B. Balech, B. Fosso, C. Manzari, M. Marzano, C. Gissi, T. De Filippis, A. Zingone, G. Pesole.
Biomolecular Thematic Centre: recent advances and future perspectives

16:45 – 17:00
C. Bergami, B. Balech, A. Boggero, F. Cianferoni, P. Colangelo, S. De Felici, N. Fiore, A. Oggioni, C. Pierri, L. Roselli, E. Stanca, P. Tagliolato, I. Rosati
The key role of semantics for data integration and interoperability in biodiversity and ecosystems research

17:00 – 17:15
P. Diviacco, D. Pavlov, F. Malfatti, A. Busato, Y. Emelianov,D. Mouromtsev, P. Del Negro 
A new Semantics based environment to support collaboration in tackling the emergent marine ecosystem diversity treat of the marine microplastics

17:15 – 17:30
N. Fiore, I. Rosati, E. Stanca, C. Bergami, A. Oggioni, P. Tagliolato, C. Carrubba
The LifeWatch-ITA Core Ontology and its application to the Phytoplankton domain

17:30 – 17:45
G. Donvito
eXtreme DataCloud: flexible and high-level tools for Data Life Cycle management for the LifeWatch community

17:45– 18:00
A. Chiarucci, F. Attorre, S. Martellos, R. Venanzoni
Novel services for plant sciences in the LifeWatch Infrastructure

18:00 – 18:05 Presentazione poster digitali

C. Giacoma, M. Gamba, A. Rolando, C. Palestrini, O. Friard, S. Mazzola, G. Buscaino, E. Papale, G. Pavan,  N. Fiore, A. Basset
Interactive acoustic classification and the foundation of a knowledge base for the Mediterranean environment

 

26 giugno 2018

09:30 – 11:00 | Aula Giacomini - Sessione I: Servizi Informatici - Chair Caterina Bergami & Alessandra Pugnetti

09:30 – 09:45
I. Rosati, B. Balech, C. Bergami, A. Boggero, P. Bombi, F. Cianferoni, P. Colangelo, S. De Felici, N. Fiore, M.T. Manca, A. Oggioni, C. Pierri, P. Tagliolato 
The LifeWatch Italy Data Portal: from data sharing to analysis

09:45 – 10:00 
M. Zilioli, A. Oggioni, P. Tagliolato, A. Pugnetti, P. Carrara
Communicating infrastructures: what biodiversity metadata tell us

10:00 – 10:15 
S. De Felici, A. Oggioni, C. Fugazza, F. Cianferoni, P. Tagliolato 
Geo-referencing of biodiversity data in the LifeWatch Italy infrastructure: updates and perspectives

10:15 – 10:30
B. M. Padedda, P. Casiddu, A. Oggioni, P. Tagliolato, A. Lugliè 
Share water sample metadata: an example from Sardinia LTER-Italy marine and freshwater sites

10:30 – 10:45
S. Martellos, P. L. Nimis
Project Dryades: 15 years of biodiversity informatics

10:45 – 11:00 
G. Donvito, M. Antonacci, V. Spinoso, S. Nicotri, F. Zambelli, M.A. Tangaro 
An innovative PaaS solution to support Big Data Analytics and Workflow management via Galaxy

09:30 – 11:15 | Aula Montalenti - Sessione II: Servizi Informatici – Chair Alberto Basset & Adriana Zingone

09:30 – 09:45 
P. Colangelo, B. Balech, A. Boggero, P. Bombi, N. Fiore, A. Oggioni, C. Pierri, P. Tagliolato 
Opportunities and challenges of Virtual Research Environments for biodiversity study

09:45 – 10:00 
C. Pierri, P. Colangelo, C. Bergami, B. Balech, F. Cianferoni, S. De Felici, N. Fiore, A. Oggioni, P. Tagliolato, I. Rosati, A. Boggero 
Assessing habitats vulnerability - a macroecological approach within the LifeWatch Italy "Alien Species Show Case"

10:00 – 10:15 
F. Marelli, F. Foglini, M. Albani, R. Leone 
EVER-EST: a VRE for the Earth Science Community

10:15 – 10:30 
M. Eliezer, M.Lipizer, B. Cataletto, A. Giorgetti 
Processing of occurrence biodiversity datasets to be distributed in the European infrastructures EMODnet Biology and SeaDataCloud

10:30 – 10:45 
S. Vicario, M. Adamo, C. Tarantino, A. Regos, P. Blonda 
ECOFAHRE (ECOsystem Functional Attributes High Resolution Estimator) service

10:45 – 11:00
P. Mazzetti, M. Santoro, R. Lucas, P. Blonda, S. Nativi 
The ECOPOTENTIAL Virtual Laboratory

11:00 – 11:15 
A. Provenzale, M. Giamberini, C. Marangi, P. Blonda 
ECOPOTENTIAL: Using Earth Observation to Protect Natural Ecosystems

11:15 – 11:45 | Pausa

11:45 – 12:45 | Aula Giacomini - Sessione plenaria 
Semantica per la ricerca su biodiversità ed ecosistemi – Nicola Fiore
Piattaforma per il Community Modeling - Alma Blonda

 

12:45 – 14:30 | Pausa

14:30 – 15:30 | Sessione plenaria - Aula Giacomini - Sessione plenaria: 
Una piattaforma per la Citizen Science - Stefano Martellos
Il Museo Virtuale sulla biodiversità - Maria Silvia Giamberini

15:30 – 16:00 | Break 

16:00 – 17:40 | Giacomini Room - Session: Citizen Science, Communication of Science and Training - chair Andrea Sforzi & Alessandro Oggioni 

 

16:00 – 16:15
V. E. Cambria, F. Buffi, F. Attorre, M. De Sanctis, G. Fanelli, M. Massimi, R. Testolin, E. Del Vico, T. Sitzia, T. Campagnaro, M. Perfetti, P. Semenzato, A. Rizzi, B. Michielon, S. Iacopino, C. Piazzi, T. Quetri, C. Pirovano, K. Rossi, D. Cesaroni, V. Sbordoni, S. De Felici, G. Trimani, E. Chiancone, D. Luise, C. Rinzafri, M. Minicuci, S. Martellos
City Nature Challenge: an effective Citizen Science approach for monitoring urban biodiversity

16:15 – 16:30
S. De Felici, P. Mazzei, T. Dinolfo, F. Gioli, C. Labriola, V. Sbordoni, D. Cesaroni
Natural history forums as source of valuable biodiversity data

16:30 – 16:45
F. Sangiorgio, D. Calcagnile, V. Gjoni, F. Cozzoli, N. Fiore, A. Basset
Online competition and serious games to stimulate student's interest on ecological issues

16:45 – 17:00
B. Gumiero, F. Di Grazia, F. Tassi
Citizen Science Osservatorio - an active node within Italian Citizen Science Network

17:00 – 17:15
R. Trevisi, D. Petruzzella, S. Scorrano
Influence of citizen science tools in the monitoring of marine alien species

17:15 – 17:30
S. De Felici, C. Marangoni, M. Pinzari, G. Riccarducci, G. Colosimo, L. Merzagora
"OCCHIO ALLE PENNE": a crowdsourcing collection digitization experiment

17:30 – 17:35 Presentazione poster digitali
E. Crouzat, V. Grescho, L. Nayan, A. Büermann, M. Marselle, A. Richter, A. Bonn 
Enjoying nature in mountain national parks getting people's perspectives on cultural ecosystem services 

Institutional conference

27 June 2018 – Castelporziano Presidential Estate


10:00 – 10:30 | Welcome addresses

Alfredo Guarra, Deputy Secretary for management activities of the General Secreteriat of the Presidency of the Republic
Giulia Bonella, Director of the Tenuta Presidenziale di Castelporziano
Massimo Inguscio, President of the National Research Council

10:30 – 12:00 | LifeWatch presentation to the national community and stakeholders

Introduction: Gianluigi Consoli, MIUR

Juan Miguel González-Aranda, Chair of the ERIC Forum
Jesús Miguel Santamaría Ulecia, Chief Executive Officer LifeWatch-ERIC
Maria Carmela Giarratano, General Director for nature and sea protection
Adriana Agrimi, AgID
Alberto Basset, LifeWatch Italy

12:00 – 13:00 | Discussion

13:00 – 14:00 | Lunch Break  

14:00 – 16:00 | Round Table: Connecting Research Infrastructures

Chair Antonello Provenzale

16:00 – 18:00 | Guided Tour of the Castelporziano Presidential Estate

18:00 – 20:00 | Cocktail