Illustration of a peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus Tunstall, 1771 from The birds of Shakespeare. Glasgow: James Maclehose and sons, 1916. Via flickr

Programme

The GB31 meeting and associated events will take place in Vairão, Vila do Conde, just outside, Porto, Portugal, in the period 30 September - 4 October 2024.
Please note that unless indicated, the events will be in-person on site only.

Pre-registration is required for all events.

Printable GB31 PDF programme

Download a printable one-page overview of the GB31 meeting and associated events.

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List of events

Below is a list of all the events associated with GB31.

Please read the information carefully before registering.

Monday, 30 September 2024

Budget Committee meeting
Time: 09:00-12:30
Venue: Campus de Vairão

The meeting is open to members of the GBIF Budget Committee

Nodes Steering Group meeting
Time: 09:00-12:30
Venue: Campus de Vairão

The meeting is open to members of the GBIF Nodes Steering Group

Science Committee meeting
Time: 09:00-12:30
Venue: Campus de Vairão

The meeting is open to members of the GBIF Science Committee

Executive Committee meeting 1
Time: 13:30-17:00
Venue: Campus de Vairão

The meeting is open to members of the GBIF Executive Committee

Icebreaker
Time: 18:00-21:00
Venue: Casa Ferreirinha

All GBIF Governing Board delegates, GBIF committee members and invited observers are invited to join the Icebreaker

Tuesday, 1 October 2024

Governing Board meeting Day 1
Time: 09:00-17:00
Venue: TBC

The meeting is open to Governing Board delegates, GBIF committee members and invited observers

GB31 Dinner
Time: TBC
Venue: TBC

All Governing Board delegates, GBIF committee members and invited observers are invited to join the dinner

Wednesday, 2 October 2024 (in person or virtual attendance)

Symposium: Using GBIF to mainstream biodiversity in governments, the private sector and society
Time: TBC
Venue: Campus de Vairão

The symposium is open to Governing Board delegates, GBIF committee members and and invited observers as well as the public. There may be an option to attend the Symposium virtually. More information about the Symposium will be available shortly.

Abstract drawing Vulpes by <a href="mailto:andre.vicente.liz@cibio.up.pt">Andre Vicente Liz</a>
Abstract drawing Vulpes by Andre Vicente Liz

Thursday, 3 October 2024

Governing Board meeting Day 2
Time: 09:00-17:00
Venue: Campus de Vairão

The meeting is open to Governing Board delegates, GBIF committee members and invited observers

Executive Committee meeting 2
Time: 17:00-18:00
Venue: Campus de Vairão

The meeting is open to members of the GBIF Executive Committee

Friday, 4 October 2024

Excursion
Departure time: 8:30, Expected end of excursion: 17:00
Venue: Quinta do Seixo

The excursion is open to Governing Board delegates, GBIF committee members and invited observers. More information will be made available shortly.