Limiting Alcohol During Professional Events

In keeping with its on-going commitment to ethics and inclusion, and in line with recent approval from the Geological Society of America (GSA), the International Society for Biocuration (ISB) have approved a recommendation by the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion sub-committee to prohibit alcohol being served in the oral and poster session areas at all ISB meetings and events. 

The recommendations and the corresponding argument and reasons submitted to the GSA by the Committee on Diversity in Geosciences can be read here.