In order to promote publishing and sharing biodiversity information within Asia for regional biodiversity conservation, an Asia-Pacific workshop on the Integrated Publishing Toolkit (IPT2) will be conducted at Taiwan Endemic Species Research Institute from June 25 to 27, 2012. The training courses include using GBIF tools to publish biodiversity data, installing and managing IPT2, and how to submit data papers. For the node managers, information managers, and biodiversity scientists from Asian countries who are invited to attend the workshop, the courses will be conducted in English. The courses may also be given in Chinese if enough local database managers and scientists register to attend. For detailed information on the workshop, please go to its website: http://taibif.org.tw/en/ipt2012/welcome.