COVID19 information 

Due to the current global unforeseen circumstances, the Empowering Biodiversity Research Conference will be postponed to 2021. The Belgian Biodiversity platform will continue to stay committed  to support the Belgian scientific community engaged in biodiversity research and to policy-makers as well as practitioners. All participants have been reimbursed we strongly encourage you to subscribe once again to the conference next year. We are pleased to inform you that all of our current partners will be joining us next year in co-organising this event. Therefore, we hope to see you again in 2021!

For more information, please contact Dimitri Brosens, Biodiversity Data Acquisition Manager of the Belgian Biodiversity Platform. 


A new programme for 2021 will be available next year.


Registration will reopen next year. 


This conference will be co-organised by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform, the AfricaMuseum, the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ),  the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO), the Meise Botanic Garden (Meise), Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Université of Liège (ULiège), the VIB and the Belgian Science Policy Office (Belspo). 

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Our partners are CETAFDiSSCoELIXIR, GBIFLifewatch, and TDWG.





For more information, please contact Dimitri Brosens, Biodiversity Data Acquisition Manager of the Belgian Biodiversity Platform.