Plants, People, Planet Symposium
The inaugural Plants, People, Planet symposium will highlight outstanding plant-based research in its broadest sense and celebrate everything new, innovative and exciting in plant sciences that is relevant to society and peopleâ€™s daily lives.
Leading scientists and invited early career researchers will give talks based on seven broad themes:Â engaging people with plants, plants and society,Â plant conservation,Â plant diversity,Â plant genomics applications,Â plants and global change, andÂ plant natural assets. Defraâ€™s Chief Plant Health Officer, Nicola Spence, and the Director of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Ned Friedman, will both give keynote talks. Each session will conclude with an engaging Q&A panel, and there will be a poster session and symposium dinner on site at Kew