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Registration now open for EuroGard VII

16 February 2015

Click here to register for the 7th European Botanic Gardens Congress which will be held in Paris, France from 6-10 July, 2015

Early bird registration is available until 23 April, 2015

 

 

Pre- and Post-Congress tours

For those who wish to participate in Pre- and Post-Congress tours, information is available here.

Hotel bookings

Hotel bookings can be made using the website TVTrip

About the Congress

This congress is organised in partnership with the European Botanic Gardens Consortium (EBGC), Botanic Gardens Conservation international (BGCI), and Jardins botaniques de France et des pays francophones (JBF).

EuroGard VII will bring together representatives from botanic gardens across Europe. The scientific programme will be focused around the new version of the European Botanic Gardens Action Plan, which will be officially launched during the Conference. The conference will address the issues and challenges facing botanic gardens in the Decade on Biodiversity and will consider opportunities and prospects for the community of botanic gardens.

The program will be structured around the following themes:

  • General principles
  • Science
  • Heritage, culture and tourism
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Climate change
  • Networking, cooperation and capacity building


The congress will also address capacity building to support the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation with a focus on relevant collaborations between European botanic gardens and partners in developing countries.

The event will be held at the National Museum of Natural History, an institution recognized for the excellence of its expertise, and its program of conservation, research and dissemination of scientific knowledge. Extensive renovations projects have been conducted for its botanic gardens, zoos and the national herbarium between 2010 and 2015.

Official Language: English (a translation service will be provided for the plenary sessions in French and English)

Visit the Congress website here.

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