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.’
Contributed by Jennifer Bauer, Samantha Ocon, Jeanette Pirlo, and Molly Phillips
iDigBio joins in as a partner and contributor to Biodiversity Next.
Second Update: Inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference, 5-6 June 2017, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Conference sponsors include iDigBio, the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, the University of Michigan Herbarium, and the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology.
iDigBio is co-hosting a Geometric Morphometrics workshop at ASM 2016.
Date: Friday, June 24th
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost per person (includes lunch and refreshments): $20 Students, $30 Non-Students
Minimum number of attendees: none
Maximum number of attendees: 60
Written by Libby Ellwood, iDigBio Postdoctorial Associate, Florida State University.
Deb Paul and I attended the Ecological Society of America conference in Sacramento, CA to represent iDigBio with an exhibitor booth. We set up our table with computers, brochures, posters, videos, newsletter sign-up sheets and, of course, enticing candy.
The 2013 Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) Annual Conference is October 27 - November 1, 2013 at the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy. The conference theme is "Virtual Communities for Biodiversity Science."