Plants, People, Planet Symposium


Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London

Start Date:

Wednesday 4th September


The inaugural Plants, People, Planet 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.


Leading scientists and invited early career researchers will give talks based on seven broad themes: engaging people with plants, plants and societyplant conservationplant diversityplant genomics applicationsplants and global change, and plant natural assets. Defra’s Chief Plant Health Officer, Nicola Spence, and the Director of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Ned Friedman, will both give keynote talks. Each session will conclude with an engaging Q&A panel, and there will be a poster session and symposium dinner on site at Kew.


Travel grant submission deadline: Friday 14th June 2019


Posters abstracts submission deadline: Monday 8th July 2019

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