13 November, 2012
The 8th PLoSWA Plant Life of SW Asia conference will be hosted by the
Centre for Middle Eastern Plants at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
from 1-5 July 2013.
Since its’ inception in 1970, this conference has brought together a
wide range of people with an interest in the plants of SW Asia. We would
like to encourage a wide range of presentations including in areas not
traditionally featured: a broad scope of subjects, with sessions focusing
various conservation topics including protected areas and policies as well
as the role of botanic gardens, landscaping and plants in culture will
be included. It is also a chance to establish and strengthen partnerships
For conference details, please visit the conference website:
http://elmer.rbge.org.uk/ploswa8/Â which will be updated regularly as
abstracts are submitted.
Registration is now open, and early bird discounted registration has been
extended until the end of 2012. We welcome the submission of abstracts
in any of the advertised sessions, and also proposals for workshops.
If you require any information about PLoSWA8, please email:
Dr Alan Forrest
Centre for Middle Eastern Plants (CMEP) | Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh |
20A Inverleith Row | Edinburgh EH3 5LR | Scotland | UK
Telephone: 0131 248 2967