Call for Papers

The program committee is soliciting contributions that address the primary theme or other topics in biodiversity biobanking.  Abstracts for oral and/or poster presentation may be submitted for the following session or symposium topics:

  1. Concerted collecting and sampling strategies to preserve the Tree of Life
  2. Sampling the lost world in Natural History collections
  3. Assessing ex situ conservation across time, technology, and the uncertainty of the future
  4. Best practices for data and collections management

Author Guidelines

We use the Open Conference System for submissions and registrations. Please ensure that you fill out all required fields.

We are encouraging presentations that speak to the challenges and prospects for biodiversity biobanking in all respects.

  • All abstracts must be submitted before 23:59 CET, April 1st, 2016. Abstracts will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis until sessions are filled. Therefore, we recommend that you submit abstracts at your earliest convenience.
  • When there is more than one author, the first author will be assumed to be the point of contact. This person or a designated substitute must be available for correspondence between the submission deadline and the meeting.
  • The abstract body should not exceed 500 words.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed only by the program committee and formatted for consistency before being accepted and made available on the GGBN website and in the meeting program.
  • Submission of an abstract does not imply automatic acceptance.
  • Abstracts will be provided to meeting attendees and will also be assembled into a formal post-meeting Proceedings.
  • Further information about abstracts can be obtained from the Program Committee Co-Chairs, Gabi Droege or Thomas von Rintelen: conference@ggbn.org

Submissions for this conference were closed on 2016-06-06.