2015 TDWG Meeting in Nairobi

Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) will hold its annual conference 28 September to 3 October 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. This is TDWG’s first conference in Africa! The theme of the conference is Applications, Standards and Capacity Building for Sustaining Global Biodiversity. Subprograms include: Digitization, Semantic Technologies, Phyloinformatics, Outreach and Collaboration, ePublications, Trait Data, and Conservation Informatics.

The likely venue is the Windsor Golf Resort, a secure location outside the city.

In addition, a 5-day capacity-building workshop for Africans will focus primarily on biodiversity collection digitization, biodiversity databases, data cleaning, and georeferencing. Workshop dates are 21 - 25 September 2015 (the week before the TDWG conference).

The draft list of training sessions and Symposia can be consulted here : http://www.tdwg.org/homepage-news-item/article/tentative-list-of-symposi...

To assist our planning, please complete the following survey by 5 June 2015 at : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WSPQDR2

African countries / Pays de l'Afrique: 

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