TDWG 2006 Themes

The Theme of the Symposium is Building Biodiversity Data Applications

  • From Nomenclators to managing inconsistent taxonomies (incl. Zoobank, IPNI, etc.)
  • Species Banks and the taxonomic work process (incl. EDIT)
  • Integrating & sharing biotic information
  • "Boxed" Solutions
  • Applications and Standards for Invasive Species
  • Applications and Standards for Conservation

Additional Themes for the Meeting will include (in no particular order):

  • The new TDWG Infrastructure
  • New and emerging standards
  • Integrating standards
  • Globally Unique Identifiers (GUIDs)
  • Imaging
  • Ontologies & semantics
  • Data representation languages (UML, BNF, RDF, XML)
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library

TDWG Subgroups

The Meeting will also include presentation of the work of TDWG Subgroups/Interest Groups, with working sessions during the week. For details of current TDWG Subgroups please visit the main TDWG web site.

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