Information technologies in biodiversity research

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH

dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of Russian academician Pavel Gorchakovskii

Ekaterinburg, Russia, 20-25 April, 2020

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3 January 2020 is a centenary year of birth of the outstanding Ural botanist, academician Pavel Gorchakovskii. The III National Scientific Conference with international participation “Information Technologies in Biodiversity Research” is dedicated to this date, which will be held in the Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia. The purpose of the Conference is to discuss and share the experience in biodiversity informatics technologies for research and analysis of biodiversity.

THE CONFERENCE WILL INCLUDE SESSIONS ON THE FOLLOWING FIELDS

❖ Global biodiversity portals: data integration and data use for scientific research
❖ Biodiversity data mobilization in Russia: databases and information systems development experience
❖ Digitization of Russian natural history collections: current state and prospects
❖ Biodiversity of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems and methods of their analyses
❖ GIS technologies application and remote sensing data use for biodiversity research.

PRELIMINARY TOPICS FOR PANEL DISCUSSIONS

“Citizen science projects for scientific biodiversity data gathering”.
“Capacity enhancement in digital biodiversity data use for higher education”.

Online registartion for participants is open until November 01, 2019.

The working languages are Russian and English.

THE PROGRAM COMMITTEE OF THE CONFERENCE

Vladimir Bolshakov – academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia

Gennady Rozenberg

– Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of the Volga River Basin Ecology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Toliatti, Russia

THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Alexander Germanenko – prof., Head of the Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia

– Institute of Mathematical Problems of Biology RAS – the Branch of the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russi

Elena Podgaevskaya

– Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia

Conference proceedings will be published before the Conference. Article submission guidelines will be provided with the Second Call. The Proceedings will be assigned an ISBN, and indexed by the Russian Science Citation Index.

Regular registration fee will be 1.500 RUB and 500 RUB for students and postgraduates. Methods of payment will be announced in the Second Call.

SOCIAL PROGRAMME

Two excursions are planned in the course of the Conference

1 Exposition of nature in the Sverdlovsk Ural Museum.

2 Natural Park “Bazhov Places” with visiting the Europe-Asia Border Monument.

The Organizing Committee will be grateful for share of the Announcement among the interested persons in your professional circles. ORGANIZERS

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