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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.
3rd Science in Botanic Gardens Congress
April 1-4, 2014
The 3rd Science in Botanic Gardens Congress, being organized in association with BGCI, will be held from Tuesday April 1st - Friday April 4th, 2014 at the Viera y Clavijo Botanical Garden in Gran Canaria.
New Course: How to develop a Living Collection Policy for your botanic or public garden
7th –10th April, 2014
Royal Holloway, University of London
BotanicalValues is pleased to announce a new three-day residential course that addresses the growing need for botanic and public gardens to become more strategic about the plant collections they maintain.
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.
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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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.