[Taxacom] TDWG 2011

Hank Bart hank at museum.tulane.edu
Mon Aug 8 16:34:04 CDT 2011

The 2011 Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) Conference will be held
in New Orleans, October 17-21 (http://www.tdwg.org/conference2011/).  The
theme of this year's conference is  "Digitization Methods, Technologies, and
Standards for Biodiversity Collections".   Register now through August 15th
to take advantage of reduced early registration rates.  Regular registration
will be open August 16th through September 26th.    


The meeting will be held at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in Downtown New
Orleans (http://www.astorneworleans.com/).  Reserve you accommodations here:

eldetail?ratePreference=6CBARC&groupCode=TDW> &groupCode=TDW, or by calling
+1-888-696-4806.  Please mention that you are participating in the 2011 TDWG


The Call for Abstracts is now available for contributed papers, symposia,
posters, computer demos and lightning talks:
http://www.tdwg.org/conference2011/.  The deadline for submission is
September 9, 2011.


Program Committee:

Rusty Russell, Smithsonian (Chair)

Nico Cellinese, University of Florida

Gail Kampmeier, University of Illinois

Patricia Mergen, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium Cynthia Parr,

Richard Pyle, Bishop Museum, Hawaii 

Greg Riccardi, Florida State University 

Kevin Richards, Landcare Research, New Zealand 

Joel Sachs, University of Maryland


Stan Blum, California Academy of Science (ex officio) Chuck Miller, Missouri
Botanic Garden (ex officio) Hank Bart, Tulane University (local organizing
committee) Nelson Rio, Tulane University (local organizing committee)


We hope to see you in New Orleans!


Henry L. Bart, Jr. Ph.D.

Director and Curator of Fishes

Tulane University Museum of Natural History

Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Voice: 504-394-1711; Fax: 504-394-5045


Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Tulane University

400 Lindy Boggs Hall

New Orleans, LA 70118



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