When: 28 November – 3 December 2011
Where: Adelaide, South Australia
The Consortium for the Barcode of Life and the University of Adelaide invite you to join us in Adelaide, Australia from 28 November – 3 December 2011 for the Fourth International Barcode of Life Conference. This conference will be an exciting opportunity for participants to gain an insight into DNA barcoding and meet the community driving this rapidly advancing biodiversity research movement forward. The conference aims to bring together the international and national leaders in this area which will allow direction for the field to be set for the next 5 years.
Delegate and scientific abstract registration is now open at www.DNAbarcodes2011.org.
Sign up before it’s too late (abstract deadline 15th June).
Building on the momentum achieved at the 3rd International Barcode of Life Conference held in Mexico City, the conference expects to attract 350 delegates from more than 50 countries, and will bring together leaders in the field of this rapidly expanding area; so we hope you will join participants from around the world for the biggest barcoding event ever! The conference will also showcase the growing commercial applications and opportunities that are being created through barcoding.
The 2011 International Barcode of Life Conference will address a range of Barcoding applications and developments, including illegal wildlife and timber trade; pest and disease diagnostics; forensics; quarantine identifications; environmental monitoring and assessment; animal, plant and microbial systematics; and Beyond Barcoding.
The main scientific sections will be held on 30 November-3 December, with 28-29 November set aside for pre-conference workshops. An initial conference program is available at: http://www.dnabarcodes2011.org/conference/program/index.php
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia in Australia. The Conference will be held at the University of AdelaideUniversity of Adelaide sits in a world-class biodiversity precinct including the South Australian Museum, Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium, and Adelaide Zoo.
Historic Bonython Hall will host the social nerve centre of the conference, as this will be the site for sponsors and exhibitors displays as well the site for the consumption of morning and afternoon tea as well as lunch. Bonython Hall is one of the showcase buildings of Adelaide University, which is Australia’s third oldest University and will provide an outstanding focus point for these core conference activities.