Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) will hold its 2015 annual conference from 28 September to 3 October 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.
This is TDWG’s first conference in Africa! The theme of the conference is Applications, Standards and Capacity Building for Sustaining Global Biodiversity. Subprograms will include: Digitization, Semantic Technologies, Phyloinformatics, Outreach and Collaboration, ePublications, Trait Data, and Conservation informatics. A 5-day capacity building workshop for African participants at the conference will be organized, focussing primarily on biodiversity collection digitization, biodiversity databases, data cleaning, and georeferencing.
The workshop dates are 21-25 September 2015 (the week before the TDWG conference).
More information on the TDWG website.