All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory Conference, March 22-24, 2012

The 15th annual All Taxa Biodiversity Conference will take place from March 22-24, 2012 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  This conference is presented by Discover Life in America and this year will feature Dr. E.O. Wilson as keynote speaker.  The website describes the purpose of the conference:
"to highlight the research, conservation and educational efforts being made to understand, manage and restore the unique biological diversity of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and beyond. In response to growing interest in the national ATBI movement, the scope of the meeting has been broadened to include representatives from across the region, continent and world."

Abstracts for presentations will be accepted until Feb. 3.