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Call for Abstracts - BGCI Education Congress

21 February 2012

There is still time to submit an abstract to participate in the 8th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens to be held November, 12-16, 2012 at Jardín Botánico del Instituto de Biología de la UNAM, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

The congress will have a strong focus on how botanic gardens can address the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) targets through education and will focus on the following themes in relation to the GSPC

•Knowledge and understanding – plants in the spotlight
•Sustaining our natural capital

•Plants, economy and culture – have we got the balance right?

•Connecting people to plants – learning to live more sustainably

•Training and collaborating for change

Click here to find a detailed description of the congress themes. Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words. The deadline for submitting the abstracts is Monday 30th April, 2012.


Successful applicants will be notified by the organising committee in May 2012.


Click here to submit an abstract. We look forward to hearing from you!

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