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5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress - a great success

Date£º2013-11-12 15:52:10 hits£º

In 21 October 2013, over 300 delegates from 43 countries attended the
5th Global Botanic Gardens Congress (5GBGC) in Dunedin, New Zealand.
The congress was held in partnership with the 6th Biennial Botanic Gardens
of Australia and New Zealand (BGANZ) Congress  The Congress included
17 plenary talks, 12 organised symposia and over 80 contributed papers.
The wide range of issues affecting botanic gardens were discussed thorough
a series of excellent presentations and workshops and  the future of botanic
gardens was the topic of an open forum.  A number of Congress 'talking
points' provided a focus for the Congress sessions and corridor chats.