Pian piccolo, Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini
2 Orchid Workshops: NPS + IOW 2013
14 - 19 mag 2013
A joint meeting will take place in Rende, Italy, next May:
These nearby meetings will offer the opportunity for the audience to gain information about the widest possible spectrum of ongoing orchid research. The format of NPS is a two full-day meeting, encompassing three sessions (Mycorrhizal Associations, Entomogamous Pollination and Linking Above and Below-ground Mutualisms) and 16 invited speakers; see website for financial support to students. A short oral presentation will be offered for two posters chosen by a panels of experts, among those authored by students or post-docs and reporting outstanding results. The format of the IOW is also a two full-day meeting with contributed papers; the main sessions are Management & Conservation, Flowering & Fruiting, Mycorrhizae & Seed Germination, Diversity & Distribution, Demography & Dynamics. The Scientific Committee will make a final decision on submitted abstracts (talk or poster). During each congress there will be a poster session, a conference dinner and a final field trip (16th and 19th of May).