Tuesday, 8 January 2013

The 54th annual meeting of the Society for Economic Botany

We are now accepting abstracts for our annual meeting. The 54th annual meeting of the Society for Economic Botany will gather June 28th through July 3rd  2013, at Plymouth University in Plymouth, southwestern England.  Abstract submission will be open through April 1.  Visit THIS SITE to make your submission.
Field trip touring KEW on Thursday, June 27th.
The Council meeting is on Friday, June 28th. There will be additional field trips planned for this day.
Sir Ghillean Prance will open the invited symposium, “What is Our Message – And Are We Getting it Across?”.
Paper and symposium presentations begin on Saturday, June 29th and continue through Tuesday, July 2nd
This year the conference features an included mid-conference all-day field trip to nearby Eden Project ( on Monday, July 1st. To promote more active participation and interaction during the conference, hands-on workshops, discussions, or in-town mini-trips will be available on several afternoons.
You will have the choice of booking University dormitory rooms or rooms at a special conference rate at the local Jury’s Inn through conference registration, and of course you may always book your own hotel.  Prices for housing will be finalized and announced shortly.  Registration will open in February.  Plan now to make this special trip and join your SEB family in exploring and celebrating ethnobotany!

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Wishing you a very happy new year!
Bill Dahl, Executive Director
Society for Economic Botany

Mission: To foster and encourage scientific research, education, and related activities on the past, present, and future uses of plants, and the relationship between plants and people, and to make the results of such research available to the scientific community and the general public through meetings and publications.

Society for Economic Botany
4475 Castleman Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63110
Ph. 314-577-9566, Fx 314-577-9515