[Taxacom] GEO BON Open Science Conference & All Hands Meeting 2016

Miguel Fernandez miguel.fernandez.trigoso at gmail.com
Wed May 11 05:17:34 CDT 2016

GEO BON will held its First Open Science Conference
& All Hands Meeting in July of 2016 in the beautiful city of Leipzig,
Germany. The GEO BON network’s conference will convene hundreds of the world’s
leading biodiversity monitoring experts for a full week of plenaries,
workshops, and presentations. GEO BON’s member organizations, partners from
national biodiversity observation networks, working groups and other
conservation focused institutions will come together to discuss global
biodiversity challenges, share innovations, collaborate on new initiatives, and
shape the future in terms of biodiversity monitoring.
The first two days of the conference will kick off
with plenaries and sessions tackling broad global biodiversity monitoring,
providing the context and setting the stage for the next three days.
Beginning on the third day, participants will have
the opportunity to discuss and plan how to support the strategic plan of GEO
BON for the coming years in focused breakout sessions.
This first GEO BON conference will be a great opportunity
to connect with people that share your passion and curiosity for biodiversity,
learn how you can get involved in efforts to track biodiverse change, and meet
the scientist that have their fingers on the pulse of biodiversity. 
For more information please see: http://conf2016.geobon.org <http://conf2016.geobon.org/>

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