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The 2020 annual conference for Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) will be an online virtual event this year. The first week (September 21-25) includes working sessions, and the second week (October 19-23) will run in parallel with the GBIF virtual governing board and committee meetings.
The webinar will primarily target GBIF nodes and their teams, but feel free to circulate the information to anyone you think will be interested in these topics. GBIF community webinar on 25 June at 15:00 – 16:00 UTC+2.
The GBIF region Europe and Central Asia 2020 nodes meeting was organized online on 11-12 May 2020. Note that the original on-site meeting venue in Luxembourg has been postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Network seminar for DiSSCo (Distributed System of Scientific Collections) and GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) in Norway on 6th and the 7th of February 2020. The seminar had a focus on developing a governance structure for GBIF and DiSSCo in Norway. The seminar was open to all interested parties and was streamed online as a webcast to allow for remote participants.
Norges deltagernode i Global Biodiversity Information Facility inviterer aktører i privat sektor til et informasjonsmøte den 5. februar 2020 om biologisk mangfolddata. Møtet finner sted ved Universitetet i Oslo, Naturhistorisk museum på Tøyen (Tøyen hovedgård) og ble sendt online som webcast. [The seminar is open to all interested parties and was streamed online as a webcast to allow for remote participants].
Regional GBIF training course for M.Sc. and Ph.D. students with expert trainers and trainers-in-training - Białowieża forest, Belarus (5 days). [Read more at the course home page].
Living Norway seminar in Trondheim 11 to 12 June 2019.
Regional GBIF training course for M.Sc. and Ph.D. students with expert trainers and trainers-in-training - Dushanbe, Tajikistan (5 days). [Read more at the course home page].
The 2019 annual European GBIF Nodes meeting will be in Oslo 22 to 24 May at the UiO Natural History Museum in Oslo.
The National Biodiversity Data Centre, the national GBIF Participant and node in Ireland, will host GB25 in Kilkenny, in the country’s southeast, from 15-18 October 2018.
International Conference “Information Technologies in the Research of Biodiversity”, which will take place on September 11–14, 2018 (followed by a ForBio training course on data mobilization skills on September 15–19) in Irkutsk, Russia at Matrosov Institute for System Dynamics and Control Theory of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences.
Full-day workshop 3. July 2018 for improving the data export from the national University Museum database system to Darwin Core for import to GBIF. By invitation (but participation is possible if you express interest and describe your contribution).
Three-days on-site GBIF course in Moscow 15-17 May 2018. Digitisation (databasing) of natural history collections. Priority will be given to applicants with immediate plans to digitize wet collections and to publish data through GBIF.
The European GBIF Nodes 2018 will be in Tallinn, Estonia
Four-day training workshop on biodiversity data mobilization for the Balkans. Organized by the Global Biodiversity Information facility (GBIF) secretariat.
Apply for co-funding to prepare and publish Norwegian species occurrence data - deadline was 31st March 2018.
Scientific reuse of openly published biodiversity information: Programmatic access to and analysis of primary biodiversity information using R. Nordic Oikos 2018, pre-conference R workshop. Two-day workshop, Sunday 18 February and Monday 19 February 2018.
Distribution modelling course at UiO Natural History Museum in Oslo
The UiO Natural History Museum in Oslo organizes an event on Sunday 22 October for citizen science contribution to the registration for the museum specimen collections in paleontology (fossils). WeDigBio is a global event organized by natural history museums worldwide between October 19 and 22.