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12th North American Paleontological Convention (NAPC)

Jun 17, 2024 00:00 CET - Jun 21, 2024 00:00 CET

The North American Paleontological Convention (NAPC) covers all branches of paleontology, including vertebrate, invertebrate, paleobotany, micropaleontology, paleo-related organic and inorganic geochemistry, paleoecology, paleoclimatology, and astrobiology. It provides a forum for exchanging research findings, defining future directions, and fostering relaxed interactions within the paleontological community at large. The meeting will [...]

2024 Virtual Data Mobilization Workshop for Asia

Jun 24, 2024 00:01 CET - Jul 28, 2024 02:01 CET

The GBIF Asia Regional Support Team is organizing a data mobilization workshop to address capacity needs and to promote data publication in the region. Based on theGBIF Biodiversity Data Mobilization curriculum , this workshop trains data holders in project planning, data capture, data management and data publication, with a focus [...]

Africa region Webinar: An Overview of GBIF Data Publishing Tools

Jun 28, 2024 15:00 CET - Jun 28, 2024 16:00 CET

The GBIF Africa Regional Support Team is pleased to provide an overview of the GBIF Data Publishing Tools. This webinar will serve as an update to the latest GBIF tools for data management, and their functionalities. The aim is to help participants understand how to effectively use these tools to [...]

Technical support hour for GBIF nodes: July 2024

Jul 03, 2024 16:00 CET - Jul 03, 2024 17:00 CET

Join us for the next session of the technical support hour for GBIF nodes on July 3rd, 2024, where the topic is API SQL downloads.
Would you like to be able to generate custom summary views of GBIF occurrence data? This is now possible as an experimental feature withAPI SQL [...]

Virtual Data Use Workshop for Asia 2024

Jul 15, 2024 08:00 CET - Jul 16, 2024 12:00 CET

As part of our continuous mission to capacity development in the region, GBIF Asia Regional Support Team is organising a virtual data use workshop to share knowledge of using GBIF data infrastructure. This course is designed for individuals who work as researchers or technicians in biodiversity research or policy institutions. [...]

IBC 2024 XX International Botanical Congress

Jul 21, 2024 00:00 CET - Jul 27, 2024 00:00 CET


The IBC 2024 XX International Botanical Congress in Madrid will address the following main topics:
* Systematics, phylogenetics, biogeography and evolution * Ecology, environment and global change, including invasive species and plant-animal interactions * Biodiversity and conservation * Structure, physiology and development, including Evo-Devo * Genetics, genomics and [...]

Evolution 2024 | Third Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology

Jul 26, 2024 00:00 CET - Jul 30, 2024 00:00 CET


The Congress merges the traditions of the participating societies: the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB); the American Society of Naturalists (ASN); the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB); and the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE). The sextennial Congress takes the place of the ESEB and Evolution Meetings [...]

International Conference on Mycorrhizas (ICOM 12)

Aug 04, 2024 01:00 CET - Aug 09, 2024 01:00 CET

The theme of ICOM12 is “Bridging gaps in form, function and diversity”.
Alongside showcasing some of the most exciting and cutting-edge mycorrhizal research, the conference will address this theme through conversation, culture, gastronomy, and fun.
The plenary themes are supported by parallel sessions that will cover topics such as: Mycorrhizas [...]

International Mycological Congress IMC12

Aug 11, 2024 10:00 CET - Aug 15, 2024 18:00 CET

The main aims of the International Mycological Congress are to:
* Engage the youth
* Facilitate face-to-face meetings
* Organize hands-on workshops in mycology
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ISME19

Aug 18, 2024 00:00 CET - Aug 23, 2024 00:00 CET

Organized every two years, the ISME symposia are the largest not-for-profit international meetings addressing the wide range of topics in Microbial Ecology. With an average delegate number of 2200 people representing over 50 countries worldwide we are truly international.
The next meeting, ISME19, will be held in Cape Town, South [...]

SPNHC and TDWG Joint Conference

Sep 02, 2024 02:00 CET - Sep 06, 2024 11:00 CET

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections SPNHC is an international organization devoted to the preservation, conservation and management of natural history collections.
Biodiversity Information Standards TDWG develops and maintains data standards that support the integration of primary biodiversity information across disciplines, organizations, and nations. Its [...]

Data Use Club practical sessions: cloud computing services

Sep 19, 2024 15:00 CET - Sep 19, 2024 16:30 CET

Utilizing cloud computing services can enable big data queries that are slow or impractical on a local machine. Public datasets containingsnapshots of all GBIF-mediated occurrence data are shared each month on the Microsoft Planetary Computer (Azure), as an Amazon AWS Open Dataset, and on a public Google GCS [...]

GB31: 31st Meeting of the GBIF Governing Board

Sep 30, 2024 08:00 CET - Oct 04, 2024 22:00 CET

The 31st meeting of the GBIF Governing Board and associated events will take place in Vairão, Vila do Conde, Portugal, on 30 September - 4 October 2024.
30 September - GBIF committee meetings 01 October - Governing Board meeting Day 1 02 October - Symposium 03 October [...]

International Conference on Research Infrastructures

Dec 02, 2024 23:00 CET - Dec 04, 2024 23:00 CET

The International Conference on Research Infrastructures is the major professional forum for the global research infrastructure community. ICRI 2024 will bring together policymakers, research institution leaders, facility operators, users and researchers, to discuss pressing topics of interest, trends and challenges facing research infrastructures around the world.
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IPBES 11 (Eleventh session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services)

Dec 10, 2024 08:00 CET - Dec 16, 2024 18:00 CET

IPBES 11 will be preceded by regional consultations and a Stakeholder Day on 9 December 2024. Further information on these events will follow in due course.
At IPBES 11, the Plenary will consider, among other items, the thematic assessment of the interlinkages among biodiversity, water, food and health (nexus assessment), [...]

4th Global Soil Biodiversity Conference

Apr 12, 2026 11:00 CET - Apr 15, 2026 19:00 CET

Expanding on the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative 's previous events (GSBI), the 4th Global Soil Biodiversity Conference in Victoria, Canada will convene the world’s leading experts in this interdisciplinary field of soil biodiversity science to present and discuss recent advances addressing the urgency of meeting global challenges which link to [...]