Botany 2018
Thriving with Diversity

Mayo Civic Center
July 21 - 25, 2018 


Enrich Your Career - Advance Your Science - GROW Your Network

At the most exciting scientific conference of the summer!

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Lightning Talks and Recent Topic Posters

There is still a chance to present your latest research at BOTANY conference!  We are now accepting submissions for the following:

  • Recent Posters - requires an abstract and will be presented in the Monday night poster session

  • High Speed Botany Lightning Talks - 3 minute talks featuring teaching and outreach ideas. Held during the PlantingScience reception on Monday, July 23rd from 7:00-9:00 pm. Abstracts are limited to 100 words.  

  • Germinating Ideas Lightning Talks - 3 minute talks on new data, new ideas, new approaches, or anything else not ready for a full talk. Held on Wednesday, July 25th from 3:15-5:15 pm.   Only a title is required.

Submit HERE to one or all of these possibilities by July 15th! 

If submitting a poster - Posters should fit in a 4' x 4' space

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Future Botany Conference!

Put this on your calendar NOW!

Botany 2019 - Tucson, Arizona - July 27 - 31, 2019

Botany 2020 - Anchorage, Alaska - July 18 - 22, 2020


Up-Coming Dates

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Getting to Rochester is easy!  

Fly into either Minneapolis St. Paul or directly to Rochester.   Choose Rochester Shuttle Service for a $30.00 ride either way.  Use the code BOTANY when booking.  Complete information click here!


Wondering what's up in Rochester during BOTANY 2018?
Check out these things to do near the convention center!  

Sign up for a Field Trip
Experience the Botany and Beauty of the Rochester Area


Stay in touch with the happenings of our sponsoring societies!
American Society of Plant Taxonomists Facebook Page
American Fern Society Facebook Page
Society of Herbarium Curators Facebook Page
Canadian Botanical Association/L’Association Botanique du Canada Facebook Page
International Association of Plant Taxonomists Website





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