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Announcing a Virtual version of the SPNHC and ICOM NATHIST 2020 Conference. June 8 - 12, 2020.

Please see the Announcement to find the registration link. Send any questions to

NOTE: this change was due to travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19. The Edinburgh organizers postoned this joint in-person Conference to 4 – 10 June 2022.

In 2020, the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) and the International Council of Museums Committee for Museums and Collections of Natural History (ICOM NATHIST) will meet jointly in Edinburgh, Scotland. National Museums Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will host the conference, and organizers expect hundreds of attendees to convene around the theme of 'The Role of Natural History Collections in Global Challenges.’

Some of the events iDigBio is organizing or participating in include:

More details about this conference are available on the meeting website.


Start Date: 
Monday, June 08, 2020 (All day) to Friday, June 12, 2020 (All day)
Edinburgh, Scotland