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Events & Meetings
This is a list of upcoming meetings, conferences, congresses and symposia relevant to those in botanic gardens and related fields.
Find out more about BGCI's 5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress, Dunedin New Zealand, 20-26 October 2013.
Proceedings of BGCI's Fourth Global Botanic Gardens Congress, hosted by National Botanic Gardens Ireland, 13 - 18th June 2010
Read the Summary of the BGCI’s 8th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens which was hosted in Mexico City by the Institute of Biology Botanic Garden at UNAM in November 2012
The next Education Congress will be held in Missouri Botanic Gardens in 2015.
Botanists of the Twenty-first Century: Roles, Challenges and Opportunities
22-25 September, 2014
Organized by UNESCO in collaboration with various partners, the International conference “Botanists of the twenty-first century: roles, challenges and opportunities", will be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, Room IV.
Gardens, Landscapes and Societies in the Indian ocean
September 29 - October 1
The Second Indian Ocean Heritage Conference will be held in Saint-Denis, Réunion from 29 September to I October 2014. The deadline for submitting proposals is 30 March, 2014
Leaders in Biodiversity Conservation: Botanic Gardens in the 21st Century
October 23-25, 2014
The organizing committee for the Leaders in Biodiversity Conservation: Botanic Gardens in the 21st Century conference is seeking submissions for panel themes and individual papers.
3rd All-Russia scientific-practial conference 'Prospects of Development and Problems of Contemporary Botany'
10-14th November 2014
Conference topics include; Plant systematics and phylogeny, Geobotany and geobotanical mapping, Mycology, algology, lichenology and bryology, Population biology, Molecular biology, biotechnology and phytochemistry, Conservation of plant biodiversity, Nature management. Registration closes May 1st.
APGA 2014 Plant Collections Symposium
5-7 November, 2014
Advancing Plant Collections Management November 5-7, 2014 I Washington, DC Hosted by Smithsonian Gardens, in partnership with US Botanic Garden & US National Arboretum
EuroGard VII - The Seventh European Botanic Gardens Congress
July 6-10, 2015
The Seventh European Botanic Gardens Congress: “European botanic gardens in the Decade on Biodiversity – Challenges and responsibilities in the countdown to 2020” will be held in Paris, France from 6-10 July, 2015.
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The Nature of Success: Success for Nature
BGCI’s 6th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, billed as "the best ever", inspired, motivated and brought educators together. The Proceedings are now online - follow the link above.
International Diploma in Botanic Garden Education
BGCI and RBG Kew offer an international diploma course in education for botanic garden staff. Participants will learn education skills and strategies to get their message across effectively to varied audiences. The emphasis is on interactive learning.