Program

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Sunday, June 19

Joint fieldtrips with SPNHC, all fieldtrips are in parallel
1) Messel & Senckenberg (Frankfurt am Main), Sun morning - Mon evening
2) Darß and Maritime Museum Stralsund, Sun morning - Mon evening

Monday, June 20

Joint fieldtrips with SPNHC, all fields trips are in parallel
1) Messel & Senckenberg (Frankfurt am Main), Sun morning - Mon evening
2) Darß and Maritime Museum Stralsund , Sun morning - Mon evening
3) Schorfheide, Mon full day
4) Spreewald, Mon full day
5) Steppe birds and grassland restoration, Mon full day

9.00AM-12.00PMWorkshop Environmental SamplesBGBM lecture hallIntro/Summary PDF
Zimmermann PDF
Kusber & Jahn PDF
Schigel et al. PDF
2.00PM-5.00PMWorkshop GGI GardensBGBM lecture hall
2.00PM-5.00PMVendor's set upandel's
6.00PMIcebreaker under the dinosaurs & Guided ToursMfN main hall

Tuesday, June 21

8.30AM-6.30PMRegistration, posters set upandel's
9.00AM-12.00PMWorkshop Cryopreservation for microorganisms and plantsMfN
9.00AM-12.00PMGGBN General Assembly (GGBN members only)MfN

12.00PM-1.30PMLunch breakandel's Rubin

2.00PM-3.00PMOfficial opening SPNHC and GGBNandel's Saphir
3.00PM-4.00PMKeynote SPNHC: Michael Braungardt - The 'cradle to cradle' design conceptandel's Saphir

4.00PM-4.30PMCoffee breakandel's Rubin

4.30PM-5.30PMKeynote GGBN: Ole Seberg - Preserving a Cross Section of the Tree of Lifeandel's SaphirPDF (Login required)
5.30PM-7.00PMGGBN Task Force meeting (Task Force members only)tba
7.30PMOptional social eventtba

Wednesday, June 22

8.30AM-5.30PMRegistration, Trade show, Poster displayandel's
Plenary Session I - Preserving a Cross Section of the Tree of Life
9.00AM-9.25AMKeynote David Schindel - Thematic, Demand-driven Sampling of the Tree of Life: Barcode of Wildlife Projectandel's OnyxPDF
9.25AM-9:50AMKeynote Vicki Funk - 21st Century Collection Based Science and the Role of GGI-Gardensandel's Onyx
9:50AM-10.15AMKeynote Elke Zippel - Seed Banks for Wild Plants as a Source for Research as well as Conservation Purposesandel's OnyxPDF

10.15AM-10.45AMCoffee breakandel's RubinSPNHC break: 10-10.30

10.45AM-11.00AMNeil Davies - Genomic Observatories: Sampling the Planetary Genome through Space and Timeandel's OnyxPDF
11.00AM-11.15AMWolf Eiserhardt et al. - Sampling all plant and fungal genera for the Tree of Lifeandel's OnyxPDF
11.15AM-11.30AMJudit Vörös et al. - Conserving biodiversity of Pannonian region with the Biobank of the Hungarian Natural History Museumandel's OnyxPDF
11.30AM-11.45AMClaudia Medina et al. - Preserving a part of the tree of life from a megadiverse country: The case of the tissue collection of Humboldt Institute, Colombiaandel's Onyx
11.45AM-12.00PMTim Fulcher - DNA and Tissue Collection, use and associated collections, at RBG Kew over nearly a quarter of a centuryandel's Onyx
12.00PM-12.15PMAndrew Chibuzor Iloh - DNA sequence banking of medicinal plants and its use in authentication of raw and processed herbal medicines in Nigeriaandel's OnyxPDF

12.15PM-1.45PMLunch breakandel's RubinSPNHC break: 12.10-13.30
12.30PM-1.45PMGGBN Executive Committee meeting (members only)tba

Symposium I - Access and Benefit Sharing
1.45PM-2.00PMCarol Butler & Conny Löhne - Introductionandel's Onyx
2.00PM-2.20PMConny Löhne - Access and Benefit-Sharing: Introduction to the concept, its implementation and its relevance for genomic collections and researchers in Europeandel's OnyxPDF
2.20PM-2.35PMManuela da Silva - The new Brazilian ABS legislation (Law 13.123) and its impact on scientific researchandel's OnyxPDF
2.35PM-2.50PMCarol Butler - NMNH's practices regarding the Nagoya Protocolandel's OnyxPDF (Login required)
2.50PM-3.30PMCarol Butler & Conny Löhne - Discussionandel's Onyx

3.30PM-4.00PMCoffee breakandel's RubinSPNHC break: 3.10-3.40

Symposium II - How to achieve a global genomic collection
4.00PM-4.15PMJon Coddington - Introduction
4.15PM-4.30PMHolger Zetzsche et al. - Biodiversity biobanking: DNA isolation and storage for the long termandel's Onyx
4.30PM-4.45PMJonas Astrin et al. - Optimizing and standardizing the preservation of animal tissue samples for molecular biodiversity researchandel's OnyxPDF
4.45PM-5.00PMJon Coddington - Time, preservation method, and temperature on genomic DNA quality resultsandel's OnyxPDF
5.00PM-5.30PMJon Coddington - Discussionandel's Onyx
6.30PM-9.30PMGuided Bicycle Tour through BerlinBerlin :)

Thursday, June 23

8.30AM-5.00PMRegistration, Trade show, Poster displayandel's
Plenary Session II - Turning historical collections into genomic resources - sampling the lost world
8.30AM-8.55AMKeynote Michael Hofreiter - Genomic analyses from highly degraded DNAandel's OnyxPDF
8.55AM-9:20AMKeynote Pete Hollingsworth - DNA barcoding and natural history collectionsandel's Onyx
9:20AM-9.35AMMike Thiv - In and out – herbarium collections as a sink and source for floristic mappingandel's OnyxPDF
9:35AM-9.50AMSelina Brace - Recovering DNA from museum collections: parasitic wasp taxonomy and bumblebee conservationandel's Onyx
9:50AM-10.05AMIlektra Schulz - Characteristics and Challenges of Working with Ancient Human Materialandel's OnyxPDF

10.05AM-10.35AMCoffee breakandel's RubinSPNHC break: 9.50-10.20

SYNTHESYS Symposium - Policies for new physical collections
10.35AM-10.50AMOle Seberg - SYNTHESYS & GGBNandel's OnyxPDF (Login required)
10.50AM-11.05AMBreda Zimkus - Building a better biorepository: applying best practices to the operation of natural history collectionsandel's OnyxPDF (Login required)
11.05AM-11.20AMRhinaixa Duque-Thüs et al. - Enhancing accessibility and conservation of plant tissue samples stored in silica gel at the RBG Kewandel's Onyx
11.20AM-11.50PMOle Seberg & Thomas von Rintelen - Discussionandel's Onyx

12.00PM-1.30PMVendors' Lunch breakandel's Onyx/RubinSPNHC break: 12-1.30

Plenary Session III - We Can’t Save Them All: Assessing ex situ conservation across time, technology, and the uncertainty of the future
1.30PM-1.55PMKeynote Paul Smith - A botanic garden centred Global System for the conservation and use of plant diversityandel's OnyxPDF (Login required)
2.00PM-2.20PMKeynote Marlys Houck - The Frozen Zoo®: It began with a cellandel's Onyx
2.20PM-2.45PMKeynote Paula Bramel - Safeguarding Crop Biodiversity to Find the Genes to Feed the Futureandel's OnyxPDF
2.45PM-3.00PMEva-Maria Sehr - Genetic diversity of Austrian flax accessions – a case study for ex situ germplasm characterizationandel's Onyx

3.00PM-3.30PMCoffee breakandel's RubinSPNHC break: 2.50-3.20

3.30PM-3.45PMDennis Stevenson - Forty Years Of Cycad Ex Situ Conservationandel's Onyx
3.45PM-4.00PMKim Labuschagne et al. - Tree of Life: Biomaterial ex situ in situ approachesandel's OnyxPDF (Login required)
4.00PM-4.15PMElke Heine-Dobbernack & Heinz Martin Schumacher - Biodiversity at DSMZ - Protection of Nature and Preservation Technology
andel's Onyx
6.00PM-12.00AMDinner & Guided ToursBGBM green houses

Friday, June 24

8.30AM-2.00PMRegistration, Trade show, Poster displayandel's
Symposium III - Best practice for data and collections management
9.00AM-9.10AMGabi Droege - Introductionandel's OnyxIntro PDF
Summary enviro WS PDF
9.10AM-9:25AMMargaret Cawsey - Management and discoverability of genetic samples in Australiaandel's OnyxPDF
9:25AM-9.40AMXun Xu - Biodiversity Biobanking in China National GeneBank: from single biobank to international networksandel's OnyxPDF (Login required)
9:40AM-9.55AMIvaylo Kostadinov - The GFBio Brokerage Service for Standards-compliant, Long-term Archival of Molecular Sequence Dataandel's Onyx
9:55AM-10.10AMDmitry Schigel - Crosslinking species occurrences and molecular evidence for species identitiesandel's OnyxPDF
10.10AM-10.30AMGabi Droege - Discussionandel's Onyx

10.30AM-11.00AMCoffee breakandel's RubinSPNHC break: 9.50-10.20

Symposium IV - Knowledge exchange beyond genomic samples: biodiversity biobanks for veterinary, agriculture, culture collections and natural history collection
11.00AM-11.15AMJackie Mackenzie-Dodds - Introduction and GGBN Document Libraryandel's OnyxPDF
11.15AM-11.30AMKim Labuschagne et al. - Biodiversity Biobanks: linking ex situ and in situ collectionsandel's OnyxPDF (Login required)
11.30AM-11.45AMJonas Astrin et al. - Trends in Biobanking: a Bibliometric Overviewandel's OnyxPDF
11.45AM-12.00PMEileen Graham - A Global Registry for Scientific Collections: Striking a Balance between Disciplinary Detail and Interdisciplinary Discoverabilityandel's OnyxPDF
12.00PM-12.20PMJackie Mackenzie-Dodds & Katie Barker - Discussionandel's Onyx
12.20PM-12.30PMClosing the conferenceandel's Onyx

12.30PM-2.00PMLunch breakandel's RubinSPNHC break: 12.30-2

2.00PM-3.30PMVendors' breakdown, Poster removalandel's

Saturday, June 25

1.30PM-4.30PMWorkshop Access and Benefit SharingMfN