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
- 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.
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