See description of the ambassadors' concept here:https://www.gbif.org/article/6dNF1d0tgcI4cmqeoS2sQ4
Most fields are obligatory, but only First name, Last name, Affilation, Country, Keywords and ORCID will be displayed in the public list of ambassadors at GBIF.org and websites run by GBIF nodes and partners; visitors of these webpages will be able to e-mail you, too. By filling this form you confirm that:
You can provide at least one example in which you have shared biodiversity data through GBIF, used GBIF-mediated data, and/or advocated open data in your professional capacity.
You agree with the ICSU-World Data System Data Sharing Principles (https://www.icsu-wds.org/services/data-sharing-principles
) - in summary, that data should be shared openly in a timely manner, with the fewest restrictions possible and used with proper citation.
You consent to have your name and contact details openly available on GBIF.org, and possibly on the websites of GBIF nodes and partners.
You consent to be contacted by GBIF Secretariat and GBIF nodes with requests to promote open biodiversity data at particular events.
You undertake to provide details of at least one example each year of an event, publication or process in which you have advocated for open biodiversity data.