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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.

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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.

Conference on Ecological & Ecosystem Restoration

28/07/2014 - 01/08/2014

New Orleans, Louisiana USA

An interdisciplinary conference that brings together scientists, engineers, policy makers, restoration planners and NGO's from around the world actively involved in ecological and ecosystem restoration.

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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.

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Gardens, Landscapes and Societies in the Indian ocean

September 29 - October 1

Saint-Denis, Réunion

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

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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.

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BGCI GardenSearch
Research over 2500 botanic gardens around the world on our unique Garden Search. Whether you are looking for collaboration, want to find out about plant collections or just want to visit a garden on holiday, the search will help you. Garden staff can login and update your own garden's pages.
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.