Ticketed Event Descriptions

Cornell Botanists and Friends Breakfast

Monday, July 9 - 7:00 - 8:30 am
The Cornell University Botany breakfast is open to all current and former students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends, who have had a connection to botany at Cornell. Please join us, renew old friendships, make new friends, and catch up with your colleagues activities.

American Fern Society Luncheon

Monday, July 9 - Noon - 1:30 pm
The AFS Luncheon will be followed by the annual business meeting. Come join us and hear about the many activities sponsored by the American Fern Society.

Paleobotanical Section Banquet

Monday, July 9 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join you colleagues for dinner at Costa's Restaurant in Greektown. Transportation will be provided to the restaurant and back. Check your ticket for full details.

Missouri Botanical Garden Breakfast

Tuesday, July 10 - 7:00 am - 8:30 am
All alumni, friends, and colleagues of the Missouri Botanical Garden are cordially invited to attend the annual MOBOT breakfast in Chicago. Catch up on activities at the Garden, meet old friends and make new ones, and enjoy a great breakfast before you start your meeting day.

Economic Botany Luncheon

Tuesday, July 10 - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Economic Botany Section members are encouraged to attend our annual luncheon – come hear the latest exciting news of the BSA initiative allowing students to discover core biological concepts through hands-on inquiry projects coupled with mentoring from plant scientists.

ASPT Banquet

Tuesday, July 10 - 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Please join us for a festive evening at one of Chicago's most desirable venues-The Field Museum of Natural History.

The ASPT Mixer and Banquet will be held in the Field Museum's Stanley Field Hall, one of the most elegant venues in the country for special catered events. The Field Museum is a short 15 minute walk through Grant Park from the conference site at the Hilton. Taxis will be available for those who need a ride. Take advantage of this great opportunity to renew friendships and make new acquaintances.

Tour the famous "Plants of the World" exhibit during the mixer. Our banquet will feature several important announcements, presentation of our major awards, and conclude with an address by President-Elect Paul Berry.

An extremely generous donation from the Field Museum has allowed us to establish a reduced ticket price for students ($35), as well as an open bar for this event! Please encourage all graduate students to join us this year at our banquet dinner for a very special evening.

You won't want to miss this evening!

Miami University of Ohio Breakfast

Wednesday, July 11 - 7:00 - 8:30 am
The Miami University Botany breakfast is open to any who have had some connection to the department, including students, alumni, faculty and staff, former faculty and staff, as well as friends of the department. Join us, renew old friendships and catch up with what your colleagues have been doing!

Botanical Society of America Mixer & Awards "Banquet"

Wednesday, July 11 - 6:30 - 10:00 pm
Join the BSA to celebrate our accomplishments and to honor the our most recent awardees. Join us at this informal banquet and enjoy some of the things Chicago is famous for....Hotdogs and Pizza! All members of all societies are welcome!

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Student Research Symposium

Plant Biology and Conservation

Chicago Botanic Garden
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Deadline June 1, 2007
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