2016 Conference
Plant Conservation and the Sustainable Development Goals

June 28-29, 2016
Missouri Botanical Garden
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Organized by:
Global Partnership for Plant Conservation 
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Botanic Gardens Conservation International 
Missouri Botanical Garden

Objectives include: 

  • Showcase examples and share experience from around the world on GSPC implementation, particularly supporting the achievement of the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and how these contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • Provide guidance and support for national and regional GSPC implementation that contributed to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • Highlight priorities and objectives for future plant conservation action.

  • Draw new attention to the essential importance of plants for global sustainability and in addressing poverty, securing human wellbeing, peace, stability and overcoming climate change.

Who should attend the conference?

  • National focal points for the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation 
  • Plant conservationists 
  • Representatives of
    • GPPC partner organizations 
    • Donor agencies interested in biodiversity conservation 
    • National biodiversity organizations and development agencies
    • Potential GPPC members
    • Regional biodiversity conservation bodies

Conference information, registration, and abstract submission details coming soon.

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Conference Details

Accommodations

Special rates for delegates have been arranged at the Drury Inn & Suites Forest Park, located just a few miles from the Garden. Book by May 26, 2016 to receive the special conference rate.

There is no registration fee for the conference. Coffee breaks will be provided by the organizers and lunch will be available for purchase.

There is a wide range of restaurants, bars and coffee shops within easy distance of the hotels for times when meals will not be provided. Breakfast will be responsibility of individual conference participants.

Please remember that each participant is responsible for making their own accommodation bookings.  In exceptional cases where a delegate is experiencing particular difficulties, please contact the conferences organizers for assistance.  



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Contact Us

Email: gppc2016@mobot.org

For additional conference details, please contact:

Kathy Farris
(314) 577-9418