July 30 - August 3, 2016
International Trade and Convention Center
Savannah, Georgia
Conference Registration and Abstract Submission coming in early February!
The annual Botany Conference is a multiple scientific society conference serving over 7,000 plant scientists and students whose research and practice span the globe. The conference encompasses the diverse scope of botanical study.  


Chosen Workshops Now Posted  
All workshops will be presented on Sunday, July 31st. 

Chosen Symposia and Colloquia just announced!


Special Lectures 

Carl Zimmer will be the Plenary Lecturer - Sunday Evening  - July 31st
Zimmer writes books, articles, essays, and blog posts in which he reports from the frontiers of biology, where scientists are expanding our understanding of life. Since 2013 he has been a columnist at the New York Times, where his column “Matter” appears each week.

Annals of Botany Lecture will be presented by Professor Anna Traveset and the title of her talk:  "Mutualistic networks in the Galápagos Islands and how alien species modify their structure."  Day and Time to be Announced

Botanical Society of America's Emerging Leader Special Lecture - Selena Smith

Enhancing Scientist Diversity in Plant Biology Luncheon - Juan Zalapa


Join this dynamic conference as an Exhibitor or Sponsor 

2016 Exhibitor/Sponsor Application (pdf) 
Exhibitor Companies - Register online here

Email: johanne@botany.org for more information



Future Botany Conferences

Botany 2017 - Fort Worth, Texas
June 24 - June 28, 2017

Contact us for more information - johanne@botany.org


Important Dates
  • February
  • Registration & Abstract Submission Sites Open
  • July
  • Field Trips
  • July
  • Field Trips & Workshops
  • All-Society Mixer
  • August
  • Scientific Program
  • August
  • Scientific Program
  • August
  • Scientific Program
  • All-Society Awards Celebration
Botany 2016 Participating Societies