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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.

EuroGard VII - The Seventh European Botanic Gardens Congress

July 6-10, 2015

Paris, France

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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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
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