GGBN First International Conference on Biodiversity Biobanking
London, England
Monday 30th of June - Wednesday 2nd of July 2014

GGBN’s first International Conference on Biodiversity Biobanking took place in London, England from the 30th of June to the 2nd of July 2014. The conference was co-hosted by the Natural History Museum London, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Program Committee:
Jonas Astrin
Katharine Barker
Paul Bartels
Carol Butler
David Cantrill
Jonathan Coddington
Gabriele Droege
Félix Forest
Birgit Gemeinholzer
Donald Hobern
Jacqueline Mackenzie-Dodds
Éamonn O´ Tuama
Oris Sanjur
David Schindel
Ole Seberg

Conference Organizers:
Katharine Barker
Félix Forest
Jacqueline Mackenzie-Dodds

Natural History Museum, London
Top: The Natural History Museum, London.
Bottom: The Kew Gardens Palm House, London.

VENUES

Monday 30th of June-Tuesday 1st of July

Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD

Please arrive at entrance for Departmental Staff and Visitors on Exhibition Road and follow signs for the GGBN Conference.

Wednesday 2nd of July

Jodrell Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Jodrell Laboratory, Kew Road, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS

Please arrive through the Jodrell Gate and follow signs for the GGBN Conference.

Getting Between Venues

Tube: South Kensington Underground Station to Kew Gardens Underground Station via the District Line. Travel time is about 25 minutes.

REGISTRATION

Monday 30th of June

0800 - 0900 Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum

CONFERENCE PHOTOS

PROGRAM

ABSTRACTS

  • Poster Dimensions: NHM 2m/6ft (W) x 1m/3ft (H), Kew 1m/3ft (W) x 2m/6ft (H)
  • PRESENTATIONS AND DOWNLOADS

  • GGBN 2014 Conference Report
  • Making Non-human Genomic Collections Discoverable for Research through a Networked Community of Biodiversity Repositories
  • GGBN Lightning Talk Data
  • GGBN Data Portal Overview
  • GGBN Data Readiness and Handling
  • Genomic Studies and ABS-the role of standard practices and processes for GGBN
  • GGBN Next Steps

  • PARTICIPANTS

    Participant List

    Participant Distribution Map

    TOURS

    Please sign up for individual tours at the registration desk on Monday 30th of June.

    Tuesday 1st of July

    1330 - 1430 Natural History Museum collection tours:

      1. NHM Tank Room

      2. NHM Molecular Collections Facility

      3. Sloane Herbarium

      4. Entomology (Beetle collection)

      5. Entomology (Butterfly and Moth collection)

      6. Collections Conservation

    Wednesday 2nd of July

    1515 - 1615 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew collection

    1615 - 1715 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew collection

    RECEPTION

    Tuesday 1st of July

    1730 - 1930 Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum

    TRAVEL

    You can fly directly to Heathrow or Gatwick Airport.

    Travel to NHM London:

    From Heathrow Airport, take the London Underground's Piccadilly Line towards Oakwood to the South Kensington Station (43 minutes). The Natural History Museum is a five minute walk from South Kensington Station.

    Please see the Natural History Museum's website for further information.

    Participants and vendors should arrive at entrance for Departmental Staff and Visitors on Exhibition Road.

    Travel to Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew:

    From the South Kensington Station, take the London Underground's District line towards Richmond Underground Station (The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is within walking distance of the Kew Gardens Underground Station). The total travel time from the Natural History Museum to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is about 25 minutes.

    From Heathrow Airport, take the London Underground's Piccadilly Line towards Oakwood Underground Station and change trains at Hammersmith Station (33 minutes). Take the District Line towards Richmond Underground Station to the Kew Gardens Station (11 minutes).

    Please see Kew's website for further information.

    Participants and vendors should arrive through the Jodrell Gate.

    Hotels within walking distance of NHM London

    The Harrington

    The Kensington Hotel

    The Gainsborough Hotel

    Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum

    Eden Plaza Kensington

    Hotels within walking distance of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    The Kew Inn Hotel

    The Coach & Horses

    Travelodge

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