Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG) 2003 Annual Meeting - Taxonomic Names

Adrian Rissone A.Rissone at NHM.AC.UK
Mon Sep 22 01:27:35 CDT 2003

Taxonomic Databases Working Group (TDWG)
Annual Meeting, 21-26 October 2003
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

October 23 is "Taxonomic Names" day at the meeting. The whole day will be
devoted to presentations on, and discussion of, elements and structure of
taxonomic names, synonomy, standards, interoperability, web issues and
GBIF. The framework for the Taxonomic Names Subgroup of TDWG, established
in 2002 at the Brazil meeting, will be built upon.

This is:

1. A Call for Papers (see web site for details)
2. An invitation to register interest in participating in the Taxonomic
Names day (space is limited). Please send e-mail to A.Rissone at
with "TDWG Taxonomic Names" in the subject line
3. An invitation to register interest in helping to run the Subgroup or to
chair a session at the meeting

See the main meeting site at for
details of meeting registration, guidelines for papers, etc.


Adrian Rissone

TDWG 2003 Meeting Programme Coordinator
Email:  A.Rissone at
Information Systems Manager
Department of Palaeontology
The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, LONDON SW7 5BD

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