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BioGenomics2017 - Global Biodiversity Genomics Conference

Date 
Monday, 20 February, 2017 to Thursday, 23 February, 2017
Country 
United States
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The Smithsonian Institute for Biodiversity Genomics (SIBG) and BGI are organizing the first Global Biodiversity Genomics Conference on February 20-23, 2017 in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and at the JW Marriott Washington DC Hotel.

Outcomes of the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 – what do they mean for Europe?

Date 
Monday, 7 November, 2016
Country 
Belgium
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IUCN and the Slovakian Presidency of the EU Council are inviting IUCN Members, partners and EU decision makers, and Members of the European Parliament to discuss the main outcomes of the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 in Hawai'i by looking at ways to support environmental policy and action in Europe.

Why Do Natural History Collections Matter? - CETAF 20th Anniversary

Date 
Thursday, 20 October, 2016
Country 
Spain
Organiser 
CETAF
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On the 20 October 2016, CETAF invites researchers, scientific communicators, policy makers and citizens interested in biodiversity to join us at Madrid's famous Royal Botanic Garden where high profile speakers from industry, science and culture will converge to showcase the societal relevance of natural history collections.

52nd German Society of Herpetology and Terrarium Science (DGHT) Annual Meeting

Date 
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016 to Sunday, 2 October, 2016
Country 
Germany
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

The Lower Saxony State Museum Oldenburg and the regional Oldenburg-Friesland group of the German Society of Herpetology and Terrarium Science are organising the 52nd Annual Meeting on Herpetology and Terrarium Science, including the German Herpetologist Day. The meeting will occur from September 28th to October 2nd, 2016 at the State Museum of Nature and Man in Oldenburg, Germany.

UNEP-GRID Science, business and environment: GEO-6 Assessment for the pan-European region

Date 
Thursday, 15 September, 2016
Country 
Poland
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This GRID-Warsaw Conference in Warsaw, which is held in the light of its 25th Anniversary, is being organised together with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The main theme revolves around the state, changes and threats (hot issues) for the pan-European continent, as has been mentioned in the latest UNEP report from June 2016, which was published as part of the Global Environment Outlook framework presented to the Environment Ministers conference on June 8, 2016 in Batumi, Georgia.

Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing: Rights and duties in scientific research

Swiss Academy of Sciences
Federal Office for the Environment
Date 
Friday, 9 September, 2016
Country 
Switzerland
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The Swiss Academy of Sciences together with the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN organizes the conference “Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing: Rights and duties in scientific research” on the 9th of September 2016, 9.15-12.30 a.m. at the Naturhistorisches Museum der Burgergemeinde Bern, Bernastrasse 15, 3005 Bern.

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7th International Barcode of Life Conference

7th International Barcode of Life Conference
Date 
Monday, 20 November, 2017 to Friday, 24 November, 2017
Country 
South Africa
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The African Centre for DNA Barcoding, and the University of Johannesburg will be hosting the 7th International Barcode of Life Conference from 20 - 24 November 2017. This is the first time that this event will be held on the African continent and the venue chosen is the Nombolo Mdhluli Conference Centre, Skukuza, located within the heart of African wildlife, the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Zoology 2016

Date 
Thursday, 15 December, 2016 to Saturday, 17 December, 2016
Country 
Belgium
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The Royal Dutch and Belgian Zoological Societies will be hosting jointly the 23th edition of the Zoology Congress on 16 and 17 December 2016 at the University of Antwerp. 

At the Zoology Congress, zoologists studying life in all its aspects (from molecules to ecosystems) meet and discuss. Young scientists are particularly invited to participate, but all zoologists, at any stage of their careers, are very welcome to submit.

Horizon 2020 Information Day "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials"

Date 
Wednesday, 14 September, 2016
Country 
Belgium
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The European Commission is organising an Horizon 2020 Information Day to present the following calls for proposals to be launched in autumn 2016:

Science and Policy Making: towards a new dialogue

Date 
Thursday, 29 September, 2016 to Friday, 30 September, 2016
Country 
Belgium
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