Join these Premier Societies 

at Starr Pass, Tucson, Arizona
July 27 - 31, 2019

Enrich Your Career - Advance Your Science - GROW Your Network
At the most exciting scientific conference of the summer!

Botany 2019 will include Lightning Talks and Recent Topic Posters as well as the traditional formats of oral and poster presentations.
  • Recent Posters - requires an abstract and will be presented in the Monday night poster session.  All submitted Posters should fit in a 4' x 4' space

  • High Speed Botany Lightning Talks - 3 minute talks featuring teaching and outreach ideas. Held during the PlantingScience reception on Monday. Abstracts are limited to 100 words.  

  • Germinating Ideas Lightning Talks - 3-minute talks on new data, new ideas, new approaches, or anything else not ready for a full talk. Held on Wednesday.  Only a title is required to submit an item.

Information about submissions to come at a later date

   Special Lectures to be announced

  • Plenary Lecturer 
  • Botanical Society of America's 2017 Emerging Leader Special Lecture 
  • Regional Botany Special Lecture 
  • Annals of Botany Special Lecture 
  • Pelton Award Special Lecture 
  • ASPT Incoming President Talk 
  • Enhancing Scientist Diversity in Plant Biology Luncheon
  • Kaplan Memorial Lecture  
  • Incoming BSA President Talk 
 Check out the Exhibitors that joined us at Botany 2018! 


Plenary Speaker

Dr. Stephen Pyne

Future Botany Conference!

Put this on your calendar NOW!

Botany 2020
Anchorage, Alaska - July 18 - 22


Up-Coming Dates

  • January
  • Abstract Site Opens
  • February
  • Registration Site Opens
  • April
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • May
  • Early Registration Ends





Stay in touch with the happenings of our sponsoring societies!
American Society of Plant Taxonomists Facebook Page
American Fern Society Facebook Page
Society of Herbarium Curators Facebook Page

American Bryological and Lichenological Society
International Association of Plant Taxonomists Website





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