TDWG Meeying in Paris
F.A.Bisby at SOTON.AC.UK
Sat Sep 3 11:11:47 CDT 1994
To all iopi and taxacom readers:
There will be a half day meeting of TDWG as a satellite meeting
at the IUBS Forum on Biodiversity in Paris , France, 5 - 9
Taxonomic Databases & Biodiversity
Tuesday 6 September 1994, 10.00 - 13.00
Meeting Room No 4,
UNESCO Headquarters, 125 Avenue de Suffren, Paris 7
Chairman: Prof J McNeill
Meeting Organiser: Dr F A Bisby
10.00 Global Master Species Databases and Biodiversity:
inroduction. Frank A Bisby
10.20 Broadening TDWG: the parallels between plant, animal
and microbial databases. Larry Speers
10.40 BIOTA: the world arthropod checklist.
Christian A Thompson
11.00 The Plant Fossil record IOP Database.
Mike C Boulter
11.20 ILDIS: an operational master species database for the
Leguminosae. Frank A Bisby
11.40 The IOPI Global Plant Checklist project
12.00 DISCUSSION, including proposals
i) that TDWG be extended to include animal and
microbial taxonomic databases.
ii) that IUBS include a major programme on Global Master
Species Databases in its Scientific Programme.
(nb. a related set of presentations will be given at the CODATA
International Conference at Chambery, also in France, September
19 - 22, 1994. - see the "Taxonomic Total Immersion" notices
distributed by Lois Blaine)
These meetings are open to all.
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