On the way to TDWG 2020 - A Virtual Conference sessions !

Tuesday, 15 September, 2020

Ever wonder what Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) is or does? How can you become involved?

Come join the TDWG 2020 virtual Conference to find out, get a bit of background about both the working group meetings coming up the week of 21–25 September, as well as the Symposia and Discussion sessions planned for the 19–23 October.

TDWG 2020 Birds of a Feather (BoF) discussion on 22nd September

The purpose of the BoF is to explore the commonalities and differences of the Digital Specimen and Extended Specimen concepts with the aim of converging towards a global specification.

To join the BoF, register for the TDWG 2020 working sessions week and then each person will receive a personal zoom address. The registration link can be found on this session schedule page: https://www.tdwg.org/conferences/2020/working-sessions-schedule/.

Come & join us for the TDWG 2020 - A Virtual Conference sessions !

Session Dates Session Type Links to Session Schedule and Registration


Working Sessions

  • Introduction to TDWG, Workshops, and Training
  • TDWG Interest & Task Group (I/TG) sessions
  • Hackathons
  • "Birds of a Feather" meeting — to organize a new Interest Group

Session Schedule


 Virtual Conference

  • Symposia and Panel Discussions
  • Contributed Presentations (all abstracts)
  • E-Posters, etc.
  • Plenary sessions
  • Business meeting, including I/TG reports

In Preparation

See the full program here.

Organizers of TDWG2020 virtual Conference: Holly Little, National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, USA; Deborah Paul, iDigBio, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA; Paula Zermoglio, VertNet, Bariloche, Argentina; James Macklin, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Canada