Botany 2020 - Virtual!  
 July 27-31

Your Colleagues - Your Collaborators 

Still Your Conference!

We have spread the sessions across five days to allow for breaks and a bit more time to work in networking and topical discussions that will contribute to that sense of community to which we have all become accustomed to at Botany conferences.

Introducing our Featured Speakers!

Plenary Speaker
Dr. Bryan Dewsbury
University of Rhode Island

Enhancing Scientist Diversity
in Plant Biology
Dr.  Beth Leonard
University of Alaska
Emerging Leader Lecture
Dr.  Emily Sessa
University of Florida
Annals of Botany Lecture
Dr. Rod Peakall
The Australian National University
Kaplan Memorial Lecture
Dr.  Ned Friedman
Harvard University
ASPT Incoming President Address
Dr.  Barbara Thiers
New York Botanical Garden
BSA President-Elect
Dr.  Cynthia Jones
University of Connecticut

Early Registration Ends July 18

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this unprecedented and unpredictable time as we work out all the details for this new conference.  If you have any questions, please email:

Useful Information!

The conference will take place in the Eastern Time Zone 
Handy Time Zone Converter

Tips for Presenting 

All Contributed Paper, Colloquium, Posters and Lightning talks
must be Pre-Recorded

All talks must be uploaded
by July 15th


Uploading your Talk - Contributed Paper and Colloquium

Uploading your Poster Presentation

Uploading your Lightning Talk

Coming Soon!
Information for live presentations

Watch for our FAQs

Future Botany Conferences


Put this on your calendar NOW!

Botany 2021
Boise, Idaho - July  17 - 21

Botany 2022
Anchorage, Alaska  July 24 – 27, 2022

Upcoming Dates

  • June
  • Must have a paid registration to have your presentation included
  • July
  • Must have pre-recorded presentations uploaded
  • July
  • Early Registration Deadline

Sponsoring Society News

American Society of Plant Taxonomists Facebook Page
American Fern Society Facebook Page
American Bryological and Lichenological Society
International Association for Plant Taxonomy Website
Botanical Society of America
Society of Herbarium Curators Facebook Page

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