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Plants, People, Planet Symposium

Submitted by trosenbluth@pub... on Thu, 05/16/2019 - 1:56pm
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, September 5, 2019 (All day)
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, KEW

Our complex relationship with plants has resulted in the world as we know it today shaping not only the Earth’s ecosystems but also its societies and cultures. As the human race continues to grow, the work of plant scientists to meet the global challenges of the 21st Century has never been more important.

It is in this context that we welcome you to join us for the inaugural Plants, People, Planet Symposium, which will take place over two days at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, UK on 4–5 September 2019.

This exciting symposium will highlight outstanding plant-based research in its broadest sense and celebrate everything new, innovative and exciting in plant sciences that is relevant to society and people’s daily lives.

The symposium will have seven sessions: Engaging people with plants, Plants and society, Plant conservation, Plant diversity, Plant genomics applications, Plants and global change, Plant natural assets

Leading scientists will speak at the symposium as well as invited early career researchers and those selected to give talks following submission of poster abstracts. Please see the Speakers page for the current list of speakers. Each session will conclude with an engaging Q&A panel discussion with the session’s presenters and we hope this will ensure interesting and lively discussions.

Location: London, UK

Learn more here: https://www.bgci.org/news-and-events/event/0391/

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