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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.
Proceedings of BGCI's Fourth Global Botanic Gardens Congress, hosted by National Botanic Gardens Ireland, 13 - 18th June 2010
Reports from BGCI’s 7th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens which was hosted by the stunning Durban Botanic Gardens, South Africa from 1st to 5th November 2009
8th Plant Life of South West Asia Conference
1 – 5th July 2013
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland
Join us for the 8th PLoSWA conference at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Running since 1970 PLoSWA symposia bring together experts and enthusiasts from across the globe to discuss, debate and collaborate on the topics and general issues relating to plant life in SW Asia.
Annual International Conference on Ecology, Ecosystems and Climate Change
15-18 July 2013
Call for Papers and Participation
VI International Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants
15-19 July 2013
Under the auspices of the International Society for Horticultural Sciences, the Symposium will be hosted by Beijing Forestry University and Beijing Botanical Garden. The theme of the Congress is “Better Taxonomy, Better Life”.
Living in Harmony: Botanic Gardens and Society – Dialogue without Borders
13 -16th Sep 2013
At the Conference we will plan to discuss the issues relating to sustainable development and biodiversity conservation, the increasing social importance of botanical gardens, the administration and marketing, experience of gardens.
The 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species
23–25 September 2013
The theme of the conference is NUS for a food-secure Africa. It will bring together all actors along the value chain and others interested in helping poor farmers to use minor crops to improve their livelihoods and well being.
BGCI 5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress
20 - 25 October 2013
Dunedin, New Zealand
BGCI's 5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress will be held at Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand from Sunday October 20th through to and including Friday October 25th 2013 (Note: likely other activities will be scheduled either side of these days)
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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.