Taxonomy Recognition Day

CETAF and the Institute of Natural Sciences are joining forces to organise the first europewide event to increase awareness around Taxonomy.

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The Institute of Natural Sciences and the CETAF – Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities are celebrating on 23rd May 2024 the Taxonomy Recognition Day, which covers the diversity in nature, preservation of nature and knowledge sharing on nature !

Come and learn from our researchers how they collect DNA, describe new species, conserve specimens that have disappeared!

Registration is free: https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfWTgwhh4JWYD…/viewformio

The event will be in English, but the visits and interactions with scientists during the poster session will also be supported in French (FR) and Dutch (NL).


  • 13:00 – 15:00 Registration and information desk.
  • 13:30 – 14:00 Presentation of the Day.
  • 14:00 – 15:00 Visits behind the scenes with the curators and scientists in charge of the collections and prompt to answer your questions!
  • 15:00 – 16:30 Meeting the scientists : Coffee&Posters session – beverages and coffee will be offered.
  • 16:30 Closing.

Official hashtag for Social Media: #NameItToSaveIt