The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden is delighted to host the 9th International Oak Society Conference on the University of California, Davis campus. Please join us for a full slate of field trips, engaging speakers, hands-on workshops, a massive seed exchange, and Pre- and Post-Conference Tours to California’s most magnificent oak landscapes. “Adapting to Climate Change – Oak Landscapes of the Future” is the theme of the Conference.

Conference Program

The Conference Program will include a variety of oral presentations, poster presentations, lightning talks, local tours, and hands-on workshops from October 22 through 24. In anticipation of especially high attendance, we will be introducing concurrent sessions this year to feature an even broader range of oak-related topics.

Sessions will cover current research and activities on the following topics:

Climate change and urban oak landscapes

Urban oak habitats

Oak evolution and diversity

Natural land management and oak conservation


Oak utilization and cultural landscapes

Plant collections and public garden conservation initiatives

To register and learn more about specific speakers go here: