Meeting

SWIFCOB 18 «Ökosystemleistungen: vom wissenschaftlichen Konzept zur praktischen Anwendung»

Date 
Friday, 9 February, 2018
Country 
Switzerland
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The SWIFCOB (Swiss Forum on Conservation Biology) is an annual conference of the Swiss Biodiversity Forum. It regularly convenes ca. 200 actors from science, administration and society and encourages debate on hot topics and cross-sectoral solutions regarding the preservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.

TDWG 2017 Annual Conference

Date 
Sunday, 1 October, 2017 to Friday, 6 October, 2017
Country 
Belgium
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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian Museum of Nature will host the 2017 Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) conference in Ottawa, Canada, October 1 - October 6.

Standards for the description and exchange of biodiversity information help promote research, support decision-making for conservation and planning, and provide a means of communicating observations across taxa, sub-disciplines, and political boundaries.

The annual TDWG conference serves two purposes:

Board Meeting of European Environmental Research Infrastructures (BEERi)

Date 
Thursday, 21 September, 2017
Country 
Germany
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BEERi is an advisory panel consisting of directors or coordinators of the environmental Research Infrastructures giving direct guidance to the ENVRIplus project management and giving strategic view to the project progress, acting as internal advisory board representing the needs of environmental Research Infrastructures.

24th meeting (GB24) of the GBIF Governing Board

Date 
Sunday, 24 September, 2017 to Friday, 29 September, 2017
Country 
Finland
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The Finnish Museum of Natural History, University of Helsinki, on behalf of Finland, is pleased to host the 24th meeting (GB24) of the GBIF Governing Board and warmly welcomes all delegations to Helsinki.

The official Governing Board meeting will take place on 26-27 September 2017.

A Global Nodes meeting will take place on 24-25 September and Governance committee meetings will take place on 25 September.

BEES Young Scientist Day 2017

Date 
Friday, 27 October, 2017
Country 
Belgium
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An informal, interactive afternoon, organized by the Belgium Ecosystem Services Community (BEES)  focused on developing interdisciplinary cooperation and exploring transdisciplinary opportunities. Starting with a lunch, sharing experiences with short inspiring presentations, and having an interactive session, all while enjoying the magnificent 180° view on Ghent City from the 21th floor.

Why?
1) exchange with peers is essential for research quality and network building.

GEO WEEK 2017

Date 
Monday, 23 October, 2017 to Friday, 27 October, 2017
Country 
Belgium
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On October 23-27 2017, the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) community will come together for the Earth Observations Week 2017, consisting of GEO-XIV Plenary, side events and exhibition, and will highlight and promote the role, applications and opportunities to use Earth observations in delivering 'Insight for a changing world'. With a focus of delivery and impact, GEO Week 2017 will explore the use and applications of EO in both the public and private sectors for the benefit of humankind.

GEOBIODIVERSITY - An Integrative Approach Expanding Humboldt's Vision

Date 
Sunday, 1 October, 2017 to Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Country 
Germany
Organiser 
Community
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Alexander von Humboldt’s approach to science was visionary: The natural world as an interconnected Earth system with all its geological and biological diversity. As we, Homo sapiens, are part of this system and contribute to its ever changing nature in unprecedented ways, it is time to expand Humboldt’s vision and provide the scientific basis for a sustainable world and ensure future human well-being.