About the Conference
The GEO BON Open Science Conference and All Hands Meeting 2020 will be a milestone event that will bring together all those involved and interested in the development of Biodiversity Observation Networks and Essential Biodiversity Variables, as well as their potential to support global biodiversity monitoring and conservation post 2020... Read more
Monday to Friday
06 - 10 July, 2020
Programme published by the GEO BON secretariat
Conference programme coming soon!
Conference venue location info and gallery
UFZ/KUBUS Leipzig, Germany
The Leipzig KUBUS is a modern events building that was opened in March 2004 as the UFZ's communication and education centre. In addition to offices and laboratories, the KUBUS has two variable event rooms that can also be divided into smaller rooms. The larger room 1 is suitable for a max. of 450 persons and room 2 is suitable for a max. of 100 persons. Furthermore, there are various function rooms (seminar office, press room, foyer with cloakroom, kitchen, open terrace, underground parking for 100 cars) making the KUBUS an ideal location for a wide variety of events.
Nearby hotels around the venue
Please book these hotels directly with the hotel of your choice using the booking form below.
Please see further information incl. prices per night here.
Check our gallery from the previous Open Science Conference 2016
Members of the Organizing and Scientific Committee
Henrique Miguel Pereira GEO BON Co-Chair Mike Gill GEO BON Co-Chair Gary Geller NASA Ecological Forecasting Program Laetitia Navarro GEO BON Executive Secretary Christian Langer GEO BON IT Officer Nestor Fernandez Biodiversity Scientist HyeJin Kim Biodiversity Scientist Karolin Dietrich GEO BON Administrative Assistant
Name Institution Country Capacity Andreas Bruder University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland Switzerland Freshwater BON Tom Christensen Aarhus University Denmark Arctic BON Brian O'Connor Mott MacDonald UK Ecosystem Structure WG Mark Costello University of Auckland New Zealand Marine BON, Species Traits WG Nicholas Coops The University of British Columbia Canada Remote Sensing TF Jean-Denis Vigne National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) France French BON Yvan Le Bras National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) France French BON Simon Ferrier CSIRO Australia Community Composition WG, EBV Development TF Ilse Geijzendorffer Tour du Valat France Ecosystem Services WG Carlos Guerra iDiv Germany Soil BON Sean Hoban Morton Arboretum USA Genetic Composition WG Margaret Hunter U.S. Geological Survey USA Genetic Composition WG Walter Jetz Yale University USA Species Populations WG Jens Kattge Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry Germany Species Traits WG Anna MacDonald Australian National University Australia Genetic Composition WG Melodie McGeoch Monash University Australia Species Populations WG Robert Guralnick University of Florida USA Data TF Frank Muller-Karger University of South Florida USA Marine BON Eun-Shik Kim Kookmin University, Seoul South Korea AP BON Daniel Kissling University of Amsterdam The Netherlands Coordinator GLOBIS-B, Data TF Pedro J. Leitão Technische Universität Braunschweig Germany Ecosystem Function WG Maria Cecilia Londoño Alexander von Humboldt Institute Colombia Colombia Colombia BON, BON Development WG Ilaria Palumbo Joint Research Centre Italy Ecosystem Structure WG Isabel Sousa Pinto University of Porto Portugal Marine BON Michael Schaepman University of Zurich Switzerland Coordinator BioDiscovery & GlobDiversity Ghada El Serafy DELTARES Netherlands Ecosystem Function WG, Coordinator ECOPOTENTIAL Odirilwe Selomane University of Stockholm Sweden Ecosystem Services WG Andrew Skidmore University of Twente The Netherlands Remote Sensing TF Wilfried Thuiller University Grenoble Alpes France Community Composition WG Eren Turak Office of Environment & Heritage Australia Freshwater BON Maria Vallejos University of Buenos Aires Argentinia Ecosystem Services WG Sheila Vergara University of the Philippines Los Baños Philippines AP BON Petteri Vihervaara Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki Finland BON Development WG Diana Wall Colorado State University USA Soil BON Haigen Xu Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences China China BON Tetsukazu Yahara Kyushu University Japan AP BON
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