What is a digital museum specimen? How can it be used to reunite biological information such as molecular, morphological, ecological and taxonomic data? How do we bring 1.5 billion specimens and hundreds of museums into the world of Open Science ?
Community scientists together to empower a global and collaborative digitization platform
Join WeDigBio Lite event from 16 to 19 April 2020!
Indiana University in collaboration with iDigBio of the Florida Museum of Natural History, and the Natural Science Collections Alliance is pleased to announce the fourth annual Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference is being converted to digital format, still to be held 1-3 June 2020.
Transformative change should help achieving the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement and other multilateral agreements.
Purpose of this workshop to discuss how the concept of Transformative Change can be translated into concrete actions, goals, targets and pathways for the global post-2020 Biodiversity Framework. Target audience are EU Member State delegates negotiating the framework. Delegates from non-EU countries will also attend.
Dr Hans Bruyninckx, Director of the European Environment Agency
In its report "The European Environment, State and Outlook 2020", the European Environment Agency has established the main trends that will prevail in the future and has identified the elements that are essential for the implementation of a sustainable transition.
Digital Sequence Information & Sustainable Benefit Sharing: Scientific Input to Policy Decisions
Digital Sequence Information, Open Access, and Sustainable Benefit Sharing: Scientific Input to International Policy Decisions
The International Congress of Entomology returns to Europe in 2020, for the first time in 24 years! The Finnish capital Helsinki is proud to host the ICE2020 – the ICE congress with latitude! The venue is the world-famous Finlandia Hall, situated in a beautiful park right in the heart of Helsinki.
ICE2020Helsinki collaborates with the “International Year of Plant Health 2020”
Recognizing that the effects of the current health and travel restrictions will linger—and that peaks are likely to occur at different times around the world—we have decided to postpone the event previously planned for Alexandria, Virginia, from 20-25 September 2020 until next year. Dates and details for the 2021 event will follow shortly.
Join GBIF, iDigBio, The National Museum of Natural History and TDWG for Biodiversity Summit 2020. Planning is currently underway. A brief agenda of the week's events can be found below.