Conference Wrap-Up


Scientific and Outreach Program


Information for Contributors

Audio Visual Information
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Educational Forum - July 25-27, 2003



Scientific Meeting - July 27-30, 2003

Call for Recent Topics Posters
                         - SUBMIT ABSTRACTS FOR RECENT TOPICS POSTERS (Deadline: July 17)

Special Lectures
               - Plenary Lecture: Dr. E. O. Wilson-"The All-Species Initiative and the Future of Life"
               - Special Lecture: Dr. Paul A. Keddy-"Wet and Wild: Conserving and Restoring Plant Diversity in Wetlands 

  • Symposia and Colloquia

- Complete list of Symposia and Colloquia
- Recent advances in restoration of aquatic and wetland habitats
(Click to view abstracts)
- Transgenic crops: Science, policy, politics
(Click to view abstracts)
- Dating in the 21st Century: Theory and reality in finding a date for your clade (Click to view abstracts)

  • Program

- Scientific Program At-A-Glance  (201K .pdf)
- Symposia, Colloquia, Addresses and Discussion Sessions (118K .pdf)
- Societal / Sectional Programs At-A-Glance (218K .pdf)
- Meetings At-A-Glance
(186K .pdf)
- Social Events At-A-Glance
(184 K .pdf)
- Full Scientific Program (635K .pdf)


Financial Assistance for Students and K-12 Teachers



Information for Exhibitors



This conference will bring together a wide variety of plant biologists from throughout North America and from numerous countries in Europe and the Pacific Rim.  For More information:

Exhibits will be held in the East and West Ballrooms of the Arthur G. Outlaw Convention CenterComplimentary conference-wide coffee breaks will held in the hall insuring your company much exposure to all conference attendees.




Mobile, Alabama

Experience the flavor of the old South...a city rich in tradition, beauty and charm mixed with all the elements of a successful fast-growing community.  

           Sites to visit in Mobile include  Bellingrath Gardens, the Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Fort Conde Museum, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, the Mobile Botanical Gardens, and the USS Alabama Battleship.  

          A wide variety of Botanical Field Trips and Companion Tours will be available to present the scientific as well as historic flavor of the area.  


 Societies Meeting Jointly at Botany 2003


American Bryological and Lichenological Society (ABLS)


American Fern Society (AFS)


American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT)



Botanical Society of America (BSA)


  Water lily pictures Compliments of Larry O. Gay, Birmingham, Alabama     

For More Information Contact: 
Johanne Stogran
Meeting Manager
1735 Neil Avenue
Columbus, Ohio  43231
Phone: (614) 292-3519
Fax:  (614) 247-6444


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