The new GBIF portal combining data search and access with communication about the network is launched today (Wednesday 9 October) during the 20th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board in Berlin.
You can watch the launch from 11am CET via webcast here.
Presentations from Colombia and Japan will also demonstrate how freely-available tools and software developed by the GBIF community are being used to share information about biodiversity through national portals.
Later, from 1.30pm CET, the annual GBIF Science Symposium will be webcast from the same site, under the title _GBIF at work - advancing biodiveristy science for a sustainable society. _You can access the brochure for the symposium here.