August 23 to 26, 2023

Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, United States

Daily passes available on-site (Thursday, Aug. 24 through Saturday, Aug. 26)
$30 conference pass to attend the scientific sessions
Access to Vendor’s hall included with Garden admission
Coffee breaks, lunches and closing banquet not included

PROGRAM OUTLINE click here to full program details

Wednesday (Aug 23) Registration and Vendors set-up (8AM-4PM)
Tours (10:30AM - 1PM - 3:30PM)
Welcome Mixer (5-7PM) – Climatron / Brookings
Thursday (Aug 24) Registration Open (8-11AM)
Vendors (9AM-4PM)
Welcoming remarks (9AM)
Scientific program (9AM-3:30PM) - Topics: Aroids Overview, Systematics & Diversity, and Pollination Biology
Friday (Aug 25) Registration (8-11AM)
Vendors (9AM-4PM)
Group photo (9AM)
Scientific program (9AM-3:30PM) - Topics: Aroid Living Collections, Poster Session, and Systematics & Diversity
Saturday (Aug 26) Registration (8-11AM)
Vendors (9AM-3:30PM)
Scientific program (9AM-3:30PM) - Topics: Pollination Biology, Phylogeny & Evolution, and Future Perspectives
Prizes & awards. Closing ceremony (2:40PM)
Banquet (4:30-8PM) – Valle Escondido (Tom Croat’s home)




Organizing committee: Monica Carlsen, Tom Croat, Emily Colletti, Carla Kostelac

CONTACT US:  xivaroidconference@mobot.org

Thanks to our sponsors!