Event Details

Side event at CBD SBSTTA: Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook

description 
GBIF will host a side event on the Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook (GBIO) from 18:15 - 19:45 on Wednesday, 16 October.
 
The event will launch a new initiative to focus effort and investment towards better understanding of life on Earth and our impacts upon it.
 
The Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook (GBIO) offers a framework to harness the immense power of information technology and an open data culture, to gather unprecedented evidence about biodiversity and to inform better decisions. Co-authors of this consensus document will explain how CBD Parties and stakeholders can contribute to and benefit from the activities outlined in GBIO
 
audience 
Representatives from governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, indigenous and local communities, business and academia
contact 
The SBSTTA meeting is organized by the CBD Secretariat (secretariat@cbd.int). For information on the GBIF side event, please contact info AT gbif.org
dates 
14-18 October 2013
Venue Country 
Canada
status 
Closed
language 
English