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The International Symposium of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden

11 - 14th October 2010

SHANGHAI, CHINA

The International Symposium of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden,  Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences (First Circlular, August, 2010)
 
DATE: October 11-14, 2010
 
PLACE: Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden / Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang, Shanghai, CHINA 201602
 
LANGUAGE: English
 
TOPIC: The Great Gardens, The Beautiful Life
 
FOCUS: 1. Biodiversity Year: Challenges and Opportunities, 2. Global Targets of Plant Conservation, 3. Research, Display and Education in Botanical Gardens, and 4. Botanical Gardens: Serving all the people.
 
SCHEDULE: Oct 11, Monday, morning: opening ceremony, welcome, invited speaker presentation; afternoon: visit Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden / Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and tree planting in Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. Oct 12, Tuesday, whole day: invited speakers presentations. Oct 13, Wednesday, whole day: visit Shanghai 2010 Expo (http: //en.expo2010.cn/). Oct 14, Thursday, option one: morning: visit Chongming Wetland Park (Chongming Island at the Mouth of Yangtze River); afternoon: free; option two and three: whole day: visit Hangzhou or Suzhou, both traditional tour places around Shanghai, c. 1 to 2 hrs away from Shanghai (pending registration).
 
ORGANISED BY: Shanghai Landscaping Administrative Bureau, Shanghai, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Botanical Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)
 
HOSTED BY: Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden / Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, and Shanghai Botanical Garden
 
 
To download registration details and documents click here.
To download registration details and documents in Chinese click here.
 
The second and final circlulars will be available in September 2010, and your early registrations are greatly appreciated!
 


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