03.04.2014 - 03.04.2014
First EU BON Training Event

The First EU BON Training Event will be held on April 3rd 2014, following the General Meeting of EU BON in Crete. Information regarding logistics (location, accommodation) can be found here:

The First EU BON Training Event aims to provide a basic understanding and shared vocabulary on Information architecture and Data standards used by EU BON. It will provide a forum for discussion, amongst experts from EU BON and from related Networks of Biodiversity Information.

Topics that will be covered:

  1. Integrating biodiversity networks through Software Oriented Architecture -  Antonio Garcia, CSIC

  2. Data standards: publishing sample-based data- Eamonn O Tuama, GBIF

  3. Information architecture - GEOSS perspective – Lorenzo Bigagli

  4. Data sharing and repositories in GBIF network  - Tim Robertson

  5. Data flow and modelling in virtual laboratory - Hannu Saarenmaa, BioVeL

  6. Data sharing and repositories in DataONE – Bruce E. Wilson

More information about the training event is available at:

Contact information:
Kim Jacobsen

kim.jacobsen (at)
flag big This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 308454.