Dear ECNers,

This is to remind you that the Call for Abstracts<> for the joint  Biodiversity_Next<> conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, 19-25 October 2019 is still open.  This conference also serves as the annual meeting for Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG<>).  With over sixty programmed symposia, workshops, and other events<>  the conference will bring together major international organisations, research scientists, and policy makers to look at the horizon of data-driven biodiversity and geodiversity research and uses.

For best consideration, please submit your abstract by the 22 March deadline. Conference registration is scheduled to open 26 March with a limited number of early early bird registrations available. Sign up on the website for latest news, follow biodiversitynext<> on Facebook and Twitter @biodiv_next<> and use #biodiversity_next.


Arturo H. AriƱo
Biodiversity_Next Program Committee Chair


Gail Kampmeier
Program Committee, biodiversity_next<>
Editor-in-Chief, Biodiversity Information Science and Standards<>