The detailed agenda for the Symposium and the first day of the Kickoff Meeting is available here: Symposium programme

Main topics of the programme:

Monday, 11 February 2013 (15:00-21:00)

Venue: Museum für Naturkunde

Afternoon Session

  • Opening - Welcome
  • Which data does policy need?

Reception at the museum

  • Welcome

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 (9:00-17:00)

Venue: Seminaris Conference Center

Morning Session

  • The future of biodiversity information: new ways for generating, managing, and integrating biodiversity data
  • How new approaches can link scales and disciplines

Afternoon Session

  • Broadening the base: new ways to engage the public and stakeholders in biodiversity monitoring and assessments
  • Résumé / conclusions
  • End of Symposium (17:00)


Venue: Berlin Botanic Gardens [BGBM], Large Green Houses

  • Come together & Ice-Breaker for EU BON Kickoff Meeting