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The II Virtual Meeting of Systematics, Biogeography, and Evolution (SBE): The Research of Biodiversity and the Diversity of Researchers (also known as SBE meeting 2021) will occur on June 19-23, 2021. A five-day event, Saturday to Wednesday, completely free of charge, and 100% online.

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Come with us to celebrate the richness of variety.

 
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About

The SBE meeting 2021's primary purpose is to reach people who usually have economic restrictions to attend most of the scientific meetings on different areas within evolutionary biology.

​The event will take place on June 19-23, 2020, via Zoom sessions. The official time-zone will be UTC-4. The language of the talks is eligible by the speakers (from English, Spanish or Portuguese). But slides/presentations and multimedia must be in English.

The event is divided into different symposia covering a wide variety of disciplines. Each symposium will have one keynote speaker and some invited talks. We also host online poster sessions, via Discord.

We are currently working on defining the different symposia and the schedule of the SBE Meeting 2021.

 
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Check out our schedule

We already have the schedule for each of our symposia, as well as their descriptions. Please note that we will accept abstract submissions for nine virtual poster sessions.

Special symposium in collaboration with UNC Charlotte's BRC

The SBE meeting 2021 will be hosting a special symposium from the Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC) of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte).

The Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC) focuses on genomics and computing technologies as applied to microbiology, biological and human diversity, and health. The BRC has domestic and international partners for joint research and training in academia, medicine, industry, and government. We will discuss the application of computing and empirical technologies synergistically. We will also present projects focusing on infectious diseases, including emergent viruses.

Event Sponsors

We would love to work together in celebrating the richness of variety

The SBE Meeting 2021 is looking for sponsors to offer awards to our best online student presentations. Please contact us.

 

Get in Touch

We hope you're able to attend. If you have questions about the free registration process, our schedule, or general information, don’t hesitate to reach out.

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Previous Events

From July 28 to July 30, 2020, we hosted the I Meeting of Systematics, Biogeography, and Evolution (SBE). The theme for the first meeting was "A Joint Effort in the Coronavirtual Era." In 2020, the first meeting of SBE had over 1,200 attendees (52% female participants, 47% male, 1% other) from 38 countries. We are aiming to make the SBE meeting 2021 even bigger and more inclusive.

 SBE meeting 2020

July 29-30, 2020

 

Organizing Committee

The SBE meeting is coordinated by 18 latinxs scientists (9 female, 9 male) of four nationalities (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru) and 17 institutions across South America, North America, and Europe. The organizing committee supports and promotes the active and equitable participation of all genders in this meeting.

Colombia

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia)

Brazil

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (USA)

Mexico

University of São Paulo (Brazil)

Brazil

Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Colombia

Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)

Brazil

Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Argentina

Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Peru

National Laboratory of Scientific Computing (Brazil)

Lara Inés Baccaro

Argentina

Instituto de Ecorregiones Andinas/INECOA-CONICET (Argentina)

Colombia

Technische Universität München (Germany)

Colombia

Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)

Brazil

Universidade Federal de São Carlos (Brazil)

María Cristina Gómez González

Colombia

Universidad del Magdalena (Colombia)

Argentina

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina)

Colombia

Uniwersytet Jagielloński (Poland)

Brazil

Universidade Federal do Paraná (Brazil)

Sofía Terán Sánchez

Colombia

Universidad de Caldas (Colombia)

Brazil

Universidade de Campinas (Brazil)

 

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