TDWG 2015 Annual Conference

28th Sep, 2015 to 03rd Oct, 2015
Event type 
Symposium - Seminar


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.