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International Barcode of Life Conference, Adelaide

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The 4th International Barcode of Life Conference will be held at the University of Adelaide between 28th November and 3rd December, 2011.

It will include:
Monday, Tuesday, 28 to 29 Nov: Short courses and special presentations on barcoding informatics and lab procedures.
Wednesday to Saturday, 30 Nov to 3 Dec: Main Conference.

The 2011 Adelaide Conference has several goals:

  • Sharing and discussing important results
  • Looking ahead to emerging technologies and approaches
  • Providing opportunities to plan new activities and form new collaborations
  • Offer training opportunities for newcomers.

The Conference may address any of the following areas of Barcoding:

  • Illegal wildlife and timber trade
  • Pest and disease diagnostics
  • Forensics
  • Quarantine identifications
  • Environmental monitoring & assessment
  • Animal, plant, fungal, protest, bacterial systematics
  • Beyond Barcoding

The Program Committee has designed the conference agenda as a mixture of:

  • Three plenary sessions with presentations of general interest
  • One session with four parallel meetings on barcoding plants, vertebrates, invertebrates, and fungi/microbes
  • One session for viewing poster presentations and exhibit booths. Coffee/tea breaks and lunch service will be in the poster display/exhibit booth area throughout the conference
  • Two sessions with many parallel meetings on taxon-specific discussions
  • One session with parallel meetings devoted to multi-taxon themes such as endangered species, pests and invasive species, biodiversity inventories and monitoring, and disease vectors.

Further information

For any other queries, please contact Sally Brown

Sally Brown – 4th Barcode Conference Secretariat (Conference Connections)
PO Box 108
Kenmore QLD 4069
Ph: (07) 3201 2808
Fax: (07) 3201 2809
Email: sally.brown@uq.net.au