[Taxacom] Biodiversity Research - Safeguarding the future

Jobst Pfaender jobst.pfaender.zfmk at uni-bonn.de
Fri Jan 18 02:22:36 CST 2008

The governing body of the Convention on Biological Diversity will have 
its ninth meeting ("COP 9") in Bonn (Germany ) May 19-30, 2008 . To 
channel results and needs of biodiversity research into the political 
discussion, the associated scientific meeting "Biodiversity Research - 
Safeguarding the Future" will take place from May 12 -- 16, 2008 in Bonn.

Presentations and activities:
-Three Symposia:
I. Acceleration of Biodiversity Assessment and Inventorying
II. Biodiversity: Functions and Uses
III. Biodiversity Change - The 2010 Target and Beyond
- Invited Speakers for all three symposia
- Open poster session
- Discussion groups to formulate recommendations for the COP9
- Final discussion, presentation of recommendations, press conference

For further informations and registration see www.precop9.org.


"Biodiversity Research - Safeguarding the Future"

Jobst Pfaender 

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig

Adenauerallee 160
53113 Bonn

Telefon: +49 (0)228 9122-277
Telefax: +49 (0)228 9122-212

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