Meeting on Taxonomy and Biodiversity of the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy (EPBRS), May 2009

The organizers of the Czech Republic meeting of the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy (EPBRS) and the BioStrat project coordinators invite you to participate in the electronic conference “Strategies in Taxonomy: Research in a Changing World” which will run from the 14th April – 5th May 2009. The results of this electronic conference will be presented at the EPBRS delegates meeting in Pruhonice, Czech Republic on the 19th - 22nd May 2009.

The E-conference preceding the Czech Republic EPBRS meeting will focus on the following questions:

  • Inventory and identification: 'What do we have, and how does it fit among its relatives?'
  • Understanding patterns and change: 'Where is it, what's happening to it, and where is it going?'
  • Ecological functions and services: 'What does it do?'
  • Ecological functions and services: 'What does it do it with?'
  • Open access to information: 'How do I find out this information and how do I manage it?'


This e-conference welcomes scientists from taxonomy and non-taxonomy biodiversity research as well as policy makers and users of taxonomic information.

As a participant of this e-conference you will automatically receive all posted contributions via your e-mail, which you will also be able to respond to via e-mail. There is also the option to post contributions on the web-board at http://forums.ceh.ac.uk:8080/~biostrat.

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