7th National Symposium on Ethnobotany and 6th Asia-Pacific Forum on Ethnobotany
2014-09-17 11:04:15

  The 7th National Symposium on Ethnobotany and 6th Asia-Pacific Forum on Ethnobotany with the theme "Ethnobotany and Plant Germplasm Resource" will be held in Guilin, Guangxi, China on October 20-22, 2014. We sincerely welcome your participation in this important event. Key information is provided below:   

  1. Symposium theme and topics   

  The theme of this symposium and forum is ‘Ethnobotany and Plant Germplasm Resources’ with 6 symposium sub-topics as below:   

  1)Ethnobotany and plant germplasm resource investigation and collection   

  2) Plant germplasm resources and national development strategy   

  3) Plant germplasm resources and traditional knowledge   

  4) Eco civilisation reconstruction and community genetic resource conservation   

  5) Utilization of genetic resource and Access to Benefit Sharing (ABS)   

  6) New development of ethnobotanical resources and utlization 

  2. Organizers   

  The symposium is organized by Chinese Association of Ethnobotany (CAE) and hosted by Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB), Guangxi Institute of Botany (GIB), Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Chinese Academy of Science 

  3. Papers, Presentation and Registration   

  The symposium proceedings will be printed before the symposium, so the whole paper or the abstract for each presentation is required before the symposium. The deadline is September 20, 2014. To promote the exchange of ethnobotanical research, the symposium would provide display boards for participants to present their research or other relevant achievements. Organizations and individuals interested in the exhibition are encouraged to contact symposium secretariat Mr. YANG Zhiwei by email. 

  Registration: Please fill in and return the attached registration to Mr. YANG Zhiwei by September 15, 2014.   

  4. Languages and Fee   

  Chinese and English.    

  Registration fee is 900CNY (1USD=6.2CNY) for foreign and domestic participants. The registration fee covers conference documents, meals and a field trip, but excluding hotel room fees. The typical cost of a room in a 4-star hotel is about 60-80USD/day. 

  5. Contact Information:  

  Mr. YANG Zhiwei 

  Email: zhiwei@mail.kib.ac.cn, Tel/Fax: 0871-65223236 

       Address: 132# Lanhei Rd, Panlong, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, China