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DAY 1 - 6TH AUGUST - Tuesday
From 0730 Registration
0900 - 1000 Opening Ceremony
Opening Remarks from Co-organisers
Tan Puay Yok, Director, Singapore Botanic Gardens, National Parks Board, Singapore
Paul Smith, Secretary General, Botanic Gardens Conservation International, UK

Speech by GOH

Keynote Address: Transforming Singapore into a City in Nature
Hwang Yu-Ning, CEO, National Parks Board, Singapore
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea Break
1030 - 1130 Plenary Talk 1: Continuity and change - Singapore, biodiversity and BGCI
Stephen Blackmore, Botanic Gardens Conservation International & Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK
1130 - 1200 Poster Session & Exhibition Viewing
1200 - 1300 Lunch
1300 - 1430 Concurrent Session 1
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.1
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Peter Hollingsworth

ABS-00315
Wild plant seed conservation in Baekdudaegan National Arboretum, South Korea
Chae Sun Na

ABS-00318
Conservation seedbanking: working to conserve Australia’s biodiverse flora
Rebecca Miller

ABS-00332
Conserving AlUla’s flora and restoring the arid landscape – the perspective of a native plant nursery and seed bank
Benjamin Lee

ABS-00119
Saving seeds in storage: Identifying exceptional species from new and legacy seed collections
Emma Dalziell
Oral Presentations
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.1
(Room 329)
Chair: Kwek Yan Chong

ABS-00018
Reintroduction of urban ecology to urban planning and design
Scott Scarfone

ABS-00252
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) strategies for urban nature construction and restoration – A case study in Shanghai
Yong-hong Hu

ABS-00385
Enhancing cities’ liveability through fostering Nature Connections
Angelia Sia

ABS-00130
Growing stronger together: empowering communities through Pennsylvania Horticultural Societies landcare program
Matt Rader
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.1
(Room 327)
Chair: Amy Padolf

ABS-00007
The Million Orchid Project: A non-traditional approach to orchid conservation and restoration
Jason Downing

ABS-00316
Beliefs, values and satisfaction with Botanic Gardens in Australia
David Kendal

ABS-00115
Large scale ecological restorations - the opportunities created by the challenges of scaling up.
Paul Blanchflower

ABS-00275
Engaging communities, effecting change: Strengthening programme impact in the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Steffi Loe
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.1
(Room 330)
Chair: Gillian Khew

ABS-00326
'Dendro Futura' – The urban forest of tomorrow and the importance of botanical gardens
Henrik Sjöman

ABS-00365
Tree management at Singapore Botanic Gardens: Challenges and building resilience to climate change.
Elango Velautham

ABS-00197
Estimating the suitability of tree species in future climates with the TreeGOER, GlobalUseful-NativeTrees, CitiesGOER and ClimateForecasts databases
Roeland Kindt

ABS-00357
A landscape succession plan for Kew Gardens: findings and recommendations
Thomas Freeth
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 1
(Room 324)

W-22
Digitisation of herbarium and other biodiversity collections
Convened by:
Jana Leong-Škorničková (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Robert Cubey (Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh)
Atsuko Takano (Hyogo University)
Emma Toms (Australian National Herbarium)
Yuchen Ang (Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum)
Serena Lee (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Bazilah Ibrahim (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Michele Rodda (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2
(Room 325)

W-18
The Global Biodiversity Standard: An introduction to assessing biodiversity recovery in ecosystem restoration projects.
Convened by:
Paul Smith (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Paul Blanchflower (Auroville Botanic Gardens)
Fernanda C. G. Cardoso (Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden)
Narindra Ramahefamana (Missouri Botanic Gardens)
Roeland Kindt (CIFOR-ICRAF)
Luiz Henrique Rondina Baqueiro (Jardim Botânico Araribá)
Alislam Said Musa Mutegeki (Tooro Botanical Gardens)
1430 - 1500 Afternoon Tea Break
1500 - 1630 Concurrent Session 2
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.2
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Timothy Utteridge

ABS-00098
Overcoming challenges to research and conservation of plant diversity in Haiti.
William Cinea

ABS-00065
Status, challenges, and prospects of threatened plant living collection in Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden
Kittiyut Punchay
ABS-00262
Guardians of the Green: Safeguarding Himalayan plant diversity in changing climates at a high-altitude botanical garden
Preeti Saryan

ABS-00301
The Oman Botanic Garden: An inspiration for plant diversity and conservation in Arabia
Laila Al Harthy
Oral Presentations
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.2
(Room 329)
Chair: Sebsebe Demissew

ABS-00085
What is a botanic garden?
Andrea Proctor

ABS-00095
Greening urban landscapes: The impact of botanic gardens with a focus on Oman Botanic Garden
Ismail Al Rashdi

ABS-00354
Gardens as resources for cities and people
Susan Pell

ABS-00265
Jumping the garden fence: Partnering with botanic gardens to protect nature in the city
Lee Harrison
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.2
(Room 327)
Chair: Michele Rodda

ABS-00212
Inspiration from Hiroshima: Green Legacy Hiroshima and AFLP-BGNet – Gardens and Trees as Tools for Peace
Ari Novy

ABS-00123
Creating, sharing, and exhibiting content for botanic gardens
Peter Crane

ABS-00180
Engaging students and local residents in park interpretation and education: experiences from the Makiling Botanic Gardens and Mount Makiling Forest Reserve, Philippines
Roberto P. Cereno

ABS-00367
Singapore Botanic Gardens: Intertwining orchids and people
Mark Choo
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.2
(Room 330)
Chair: Chris Russell

ABS-00269
A tropical rain forest fragment in a botanic garden
Simin Lai

ABS-00358
Botanic garden capacity for conservation horticulture
Abby Meyer

ABS-00070
Reconstructing the early history of plant collection in Shenzhen reveals the biodiversity dynamics of a densely populated and rapidly developing city
Tuo Yang

ABS-00232
Future directions of horticultural research among botanical gardens and arboreta in the United States
Nina Rønsted
Workshops
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 1
(Room 324)

W-06
Enabling change: A menu of opportunities for climate adaptation action
Convened by:
Tara Moreau (UBC Botanical Garden)
Dionne Bunsha (UBC Botanical Garden)
Peter Symes (Climate Change Alliance of Botanic Gardens)
Murphy Westwood (The Morton Arboretum)
Clare Hart (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens)
Tessa Kum (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens)
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 3
(Room 325)

W-18 continues
The Global Biodiversity Standard: An introduction to assessing biodiversity recovery in ecosystem restoration projects
Convened by:
Paul Smith (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Paul Blanchflower (Auroville Botanic Gardens)
Fernanda C. G. Cardoso (Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden)
Narindra Ramahefamana (Missouri Botanic Gardens)
Roeland Kindt (CIFOR-ICRAF)
Luiz Henrique Rondina Baqueiro (Jardim Botânico Araribá)
Alislam Said Musa Mutegeki (Tooro Botanical Gardens)
1630 - 1730 Panel Discussion 1:
Heritage value and conservation – a panel discussion with three UNESCO World Heritage Gardens

Convened by:
Tan Puay Yok (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Richard Deverell (Royal Botanic Gardens Kew)
Livio Trainotti (University of Padua)
Moderated by:
Thereis Choo (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
1900 onwards Welcome Reception at Singapore Botanic Gardens
DAY 2 - 7TH AUGUST - Wednesday
From 0730 Registration
0900 - 1000 Plenary Talk 2: What is the future of the Singapore Botanic Gardens?
Puay Yok Tan, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea Break
1030 - 1200 Concurrent Session 3
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.3
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Piyakaset Suksathan

ABS-00280
Palms of the Leeward Antilles: a model for conservation success.
Patrick Griffith

ABS-00059
Conservation status assessments of species-rich tropical taxa in the face of data availability limitations: Insights from Sulawesi Begonia
Daniel Thomas

ABS-00150
Local-scale SDM as a tool for uncovering Dillenia megalantha habitats in EDC Leyte
Abigail Garrino

ABS-00346
The history of Amorphophallus conservation in Indonesia
Yuzammi
Oral Presentations
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.3
(Room 329)
Chair: Thomas Freeth

ABS-00330
Resilient trees for urban environments: the importance of intraspecific variation
Henrik Sjöman

ABS-00143
Vulnerable species and habitats in Table Mountain National Park Afrotemperate Forest
Trevor Adams

ABS-00198
Meise Botanic Garden showcases a multidisciplinary approach to safeguard local biodiversity
Elke Bellefroid

ABS-00133
Prioritising choices in conservation: the unexpected journey
Leonie Scriven
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.3
(Room 327)
Chair: HRH Princess Basma bint Ali

ABS-00060
A global campaign to tackle the illegal trade in plants
Megan Barstow

ABS-00099
Applying evidence-based interventions for conservation behaviour change
Rebecca Stanley

ABS-00305
Bridging awareness and action: Promoting pro-environmental behavior in the Himalayas
Animakshi Bhushan

ABS-00339
From living collections to living relations: restoring plants and our bonds with them through biocultural conservation
Lei Wann
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.3
(Room 330)
Chair: Ari Novy

ABS-00075
Master planning botanic gardens
Andrea Proctor

ABS-00234
The Future of Botanic Garden Design through Landscape Architecture
Megan Barnes
ABS-00293
The La Salle Botanical Gardens: a commitment in bloom for ecological regeneration and community engagement in the Philippines
Jesiree Elena Ann Bibar

ABS-00246
Youth engagement in botanic garden implications for biodiversity conservation in the Philippines
Apolinario Carino
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 4
(Room 324)

W-08
Responding to the updated Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) – a new challenge, responsibility and opportunity for the world’s botanic gardens.
Convened by:
Maïté Delmas (Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle)
Peter Wyse Jackson (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Co-chairs, Global Partnership for Plant Conservation
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 5
(Room 325)

W-21
BGCI’s Data Tools: Promoting effective, coordinated conservation action for plants
Convened by:
Patricia Malcolm (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Abby Meyer (Botanic Gardens Conservation International US)
Emily Beech (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Kayri Havens (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Jeremie Fant (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Jeremy Foster (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Seana Walsh (National Tropical Botanical Garden)
Dustin Wolkis (National Tropical Botanical Garden)
1200 - 1300 Lunch, Poster Session & Exhibition Viewing
1300 - 1400 Plenary Talk 3: Cultivating Change: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Amplify Botanic Gardens' Influence
Amy Padolf, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, USA
1400 - 1530 Concurrent Session 4
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.4
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Saw Leng Guan

ABS-00281
Global Tree Assessment - Prioritising Conservation Action for Trees
Emily Beech

ABS-00284
The Red List of Timber Trees – Identifying conservation needs of the world’s timber trees
Megan Barstow

ABS-00257
Practical applications of GTA data in botanic gardens
Emily Beech

ABS-00311
Conservation collaborations: working with the IUCN Species Survival Commission
Kira Mileham
Oral Presentations
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.4
(Room 329)
Chair: Wang Ying

ABS-00249
The response of plant phenological seasons and spring - flowering to climate change in Beijing
Shanshan Lu

ABS-00381
Trees and landscapes of the Botanical Garden of Geneva
Nicolas Freyre

ABS-00127
Connecting people to nature in the urban matrix | Denver Botanic Gardens
Jennifer Neale

ABS-00106
Evaluation of tropical climbers to mitigate urban heat island effect
Kapila Yakandawala
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.4
(Room 327)
Chair: Tracy McClendon

ABS-00100
Flourishing beyond the gates: Nurturing growth and community connection at Oman Botanic Garden
Salha Al Mahrouqi

ABS-00251
Seeding Success: Community collaboration for plant conservation
Rebecca Miller

ABS-00114
Challenges in shifting the perceptions of the wider community in the tropical areas with reference to the use of native species in plantation / restoration projects.
Paul Blanchflower

ABS-00109
Nurturing future botanists and conservationists
Amy Choong
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.4
(Room 330)
Chair: Rebecca Hansell

ABS-00153
Creating the ecosystem to grow our people.
Barbara Wheeler

ABS-00211
Botanic gardens as partners in One Health
Christopher Dunn

ABS-00259
Essential disaster management planning and preparedness for botanic gardens
Pamela Allenstein

ABS-00136
The Pleasure Garden: the garden as a stage for cultural, art and social activities, exhibitions and events
Jerome De Baecque
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 6
(Room 324)

W-17
Accelerating and Amplifying Species Recovery to achieve Target 4 & Goal A.
Convened by:
Mike Clifford (Reverse the Red Coalition)
Carly Cowell (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Catia Cantiero (IUCN SSC plant specialist Groups)
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 7
(Room 325)

W-01
Living Collections Toolkit launch: making collections management easier
Convened by:
Andrea M. Proctor (andrea proctor landscapes)
T.S. Kum (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria)
P.E. Symes (Botanic Gardens Australia New Zealand)

W-14 (starts at 1510)
High performance living collections for the 21st century: Data, data analysis & data infrastructure
Convened by:
Professor Samuel F. Brockington (University of Cambridge)
Dr Angela Cano (University of Cambridge)
Rebecca Sucher (Missouri Botanic Garden)
Andrew Wyatt (Missouri Botanic Garden)
1530 - 1600 Afternoon Tea Break
1600 - 1730 Concurrent Session 5
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.5
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Trevor Adams

ABS-00329
Understanding Ugandan native plant species’ role in innovative sustainable landscapes
Godfrey Ruyonga

ABS-00163
Life Seedforce: Improving the conservation status of critically endangered species in Europe
Costantino Bonomi

ABS-00286
Reversal of species extinction by Sri Lankan Botanic Gardens
Achala Attanayake

ABS-00177
Rare endemic species conservation in Ullneungdo, Republic of Korea
Eunsil Lee
Lightning talks
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 1
(Room 329)
Chair: Michele Rodda

ABS-00349
General information of Amorphophallus in Indonesia
Izu Andry

ABS-00235
Next steps in evaluating, developing and diversifying the global ex-situ meta collection of Amorphophallus titanum
Stephen Jones

ABS-00347
Recent surveys of Amorphophallus endemic to Sumatra
Angga Yudaputra

ABS-00348
Conservation of Amorphophallus in Botanic Garden of Indonesia
Destri

ABS-0087
Conservation efforts and evolutionary insights: protecting China's Cypripedium orchids
Huanchu Liu

ABS-00287
Conservation prioritization within the living collections of The Huntington: ranking current and future targets
Sean Lahmeyer

ABS-00215
The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan master plan: A vision for plant conservation and amenity in Western Sydney
Michael Elgey
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.5
(Room 327)
Chair: Jake Clifford

ABS-00274
Local engagement in the conservation and restoration of the Holy Hill in Xishuangbanna
Xiangying Wen

ABS-00154
Volunteering after COVID – rethinking the model
Michael Harvey

ABS-00101
Building successful volunteer programs – case studies from the Australian National Botanic Gardens
Peter Byron

ABS-00013
Education and community engagement towards conservation and sustainable use of endangered and economically useful medicinal plants of Western Ghats through urban healing herbal gardens
Raviraja Shetty
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.5
(Room 330)
Chair: Atsushi Kawakita

ABS-00225
Botanic Gardens of Sydney Living Collections Strategy 2023+
Damian Wrigley

ABS-00323
The potential of the University of San Carlos Talamban Campus, Cebu City, Cebu Philippines as a botanic garden: challenges and opportunities
Val Salares

ABS-00199
Conservation of endemic, rare and threatened plant species at Kepong Botanic Gardens, Malaysia
Suhaida Mustafa

ABS-00297
The science strategy of the New York Botanical Garden
Mauricio Diazgranados
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 8
(Room 324)

W-11
Updating the North American Botanic Garden Strategy for Plant Conservation – Reestablishing the network and developing a plan of action
Convened by:
Ari Novy (San Diego Botanic Garden)
Jennifer Neale (Denver Botanical Gardens)
Michelle Provaznik (American Public Gardens Association)
Nicole Cavender (Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, San Marino)
Peter Wyse Jackson (Missouri Botanical Garden)
Emily Coffey (Atlanta Botanical Garden)
M. en C. Mario Arturo Hernández Peña (Jardín Botánico y Área Designada Voluntariamente a la Conservación El Charco del Ingenio)
Murphy Westwood (Morton Arboretum)
Nicola Ripely (Betty Ford Alpine Gardens)
Abby Meyer (Botanic Garden Conservation Internal US)
Emiliano Sánchez (Jardín Botánico Regional de Cadereyta)
Carly Cowell (Botanic Garden Conservation International)
Susan Pell (United States Botanic Garden)
W-23
Implementation of pollen banking for critically rare plant species
Convened by:
Abby Meyer (Botanic Garden Conservation Internal-US)
Kayri Havens (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Jeremie Fant (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Jeremy Foster (Chicago Botanic Garden)
Seana Walsh (National Tropical Botanical Garden)
Dustin Wolkis (National Tropical BotanicalGarden)
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 9
(Room 325)

W-14 continues
High performance living collections for the 21st century: Data, data analysis & data infrastructure
Convened by:
Professor Samuel F. Brockington (University of Cambridge)
Dr Angela Cano (University of Cambridge)
Rebecca Sucher (Missouri Botanic Garden)
Andrew Wyatt (Missouri Botanic Garden)
1730 - 1830 Panel Discussion 2: Exploring geospatial for sustainability, conservation and biodiversity

Moderated by:
Lau Kai Ying (ESRI Singapore)
ABS-00302
Investigation and conservation of lycophytes and ferns resources in China
Wu Fei

ABS-00245
Biological control in botanic garden contributes to a global sustainable development
Shuai Hu
   
1930 Congress Dinner
DAY 3 - 8TH AUGUST (The Tree Day) - Thursday
From 0730 Registration
0900 - 1000 Plenary Talk 4: In situ and ex situ conservation of plant diversity in China
Ren Hai, South China Botanical Garden, China
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea Break
1030 - 1200 Concurrent Session 6
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.6
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Aireen Phang

ABS-00379
Study of plant–pollinator interactions for understanding and conserving plant diversity
Atsushi Kawakita

ABS-00371
Capturing and managing genetic diversity in ex situ collections of threatened tropical trees: a case study in Karomia gigas
Christine Edwards

ABS-00164
Study of the genetic diversity in an effort to protect the genus Dacrydium In Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Siti Maimunah Soebagiyo

ABS-00345
Benefits and challenges to pedigree tracking of genetic diversity in ex situ meta-collection of endangered species (such as Amorphophallus titanum)
Olivia Murrell
Oral Presentations
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.5
(Room 329)
Chair: William Cinea

ABS-00056
Creating a diverse tropical plant collection in a cool temperate climate – unique Australian plants, creative displays, and innovative, sustainable infrastructure
Peter Byron

ABS-00217
Reducing carbon footprint through sustainable renovation and innovation
Steven Dessein

ABS-00319
Phytoremediation potential of various woody plants used in urban ornamental horticulture
Kankan Shang

ABS-00244
Urban ecological restoration: increasing forest cover in the Klang Valley region through urban planning and biodiversity conservation
Afzaa Abdul Aziz
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.6
(Room 327)
Chair: Sandy Knapp

ABS-00173
The Padre Julio Marrero Botanic Garden as an enhancer of female empowerment through microenterprises based on plant resources
Santiago Bravo Sánchez

ABS-00052
Labor inclusion program for people with disabilities at the Botanic Garden of Havana "Quinta de los Molinos"
Alejandro Palmarola

ABS-00248
How a botanic garden can become more inclusive – a practical case at the Jean-Marie Pelt Botanic Garden.
Frédéric Pautz

ABS-00081
What tastes like home? Social science research on inclusive garden experiences
Amy Bolton
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.6
(Room 330)
Chair: Carly Cowell

ABS-00377
Botanic Gardens and their role in fundamental biodiversity research: examples from Singapore
Timothy Utteridge

ABS-00144
Scientific policy and challenges for building a new research group
Roderick Bouman

ABS-00242
Leveraging institutional strengths to grow efforts in science: a case-study from Longwood Gardens
Kate Santos

ABS-00254
Creating a botanic garden hub for collaborative engagement activity.
Micheline Newton
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 10
(Room 324)

W-04
Increasing the role of botanic gardens in conservation, research, and public outreach of food plant diversity: Challenges, opportunities, and collaborative solutions
Convened by:
Devin Dotson (United States Botanic Garden)
Tara Moreau (University of British Columbia Botanical Garden)
Colin Khoury (San Diego Botanic Garden)
Hannes Dempewolf (Gothenburg Botanical Garden and Global Crop Diversity Trust)
Abby Meyer (Botanic Gardens Conservation International US)
Mauricio Diazgranados (New York Botanic Garden)
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 11
(Room 325)

W-09
Tree Day (Session 1): Building and sustaining conservation networks
Convened by:
Jean Linsky (Atlanta Botanical Garden)
Amy Byrne (The Morton Arboretum)
Vanessa Handley (Montgomery Botanical Center)
Abby Meyer (Botanic Gardens Conservation International US)
Hannah Wilson (Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh)
Panel Moderator:
Murphy Westwood (The Morton Arboretum)
1200 - 1300 Lunch, Poster Session & Exhibition Viewing
1300 - 1400 Plenary Talk 5: Acting on the biodiversity crisis
Leonard Ng, Henning Larsen, Singapore
1400 - 1530 Concurrent Session 7
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.7
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Cristina Coletto

ABS-00324
The Global Biodiversity Standard: an introduction to assessing biodiversity recovery in ecosystem restoration projects
Luiz Henrique Rondina Baqueiro

ABS-00115
Large scale ecological restorations - the opportunities created by the challenges of scaling up
Paul Blanchflower

ABS-00320
Conservation efforts and regional collaborations for plant recovery in the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean
Emily Coffey

ABS-00362
Contribution of the National Botanical Garden in Santo Domingo to the conservation of the autochthonous flora
Maria Caridad Novas Reyes
[TBC]
Oral Presentations
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.6
(Room 329)
Chair: Livio Trainotti

ABS-00338
Biophilic partnerships for health and wellbeing
Lucy Sutherland

ABS-00131
The power of plants to make a difference
Matt Rader

ABS-00020
Feelings about forests: flourishing or frightening?
Denise Dillon

ABS-00165
Community perceptions of a university botanic garden’s alignment with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals
Tanya MacDonald
Lightning talks
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2
(Room 327)
Chair: Vinita Gowda

ABS-00017
Lessons from a global review of Important Plant Areas
Mauricio Diazgranados

ABS-00117
The contribution of Oman Botanic Garden to ex-situ propagation and conservation of endangered plant species
Hanan Al Maqbali

ABS-00267
Plant collection and diversity showcase in Wuhan Botanical Garden
Yanling Liu

ABS-00139
Habitat restoration initiative for threatened species Juniperus servaschanica in Al Hajar mountains of Oman
Khalid Al Farsi

ABS-00306
Integrated Conservation for Magnolia zenii, an endemic, rare and endangered plant species in China
Yukun Wei

ABS-00295
Medicinal plant garden as a centre of genetic resources: a case of Alisma plantago-aquatica
Yu Ito

ABS-00303
Conservation of critically endangered aquatic Aponogeton jacobsenii (Aponogetonaceae)
Deepthi Yakandawala

ABS-00313
Enhancing the health and resilience of our living collections: irrigation master planning
Jarryd Kelly
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.7
(Room 330)
Chair: Thereis Choo

ABS-00333
Understanding the impact of your collection through value scoring: what have we learned so far?
Havard Ostgaard

ABS-00207
Building relevance in living collections and botanic gardens horticulture to overcome current and future challenges
Andrew Wyatt

ABS-00298
Beal Botanical Garden’s new collection policy strengthens our legacy and activates our collections
Katie Fry

ABS-00250
Negotiating the regime complex of access and benefit sharing laws and sustaining valuable in situ and ex situ germplasm collections
Charles Lawson
Workshops
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 1
(Room 324)

W-13
Botanical art as a tool to bring people closer to nature
Convened by:
Michele Rodda (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Martina Yeo (Fort Canning Park, National Parks Board Singapore)
Jana Leong Skornickova (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Wang Dong Mei (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Jessica Chan (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Ming Li Chen (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Sin-E Tay (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 12
(Room 325)

W-10
Tree Day (Session 2): Species Steward Spotlight: Learn about the conservation work being conducted by the Global Conservation Consortia Stewards
Convened by:
Amy Byrne (The Morton Arboretum)
Abby Meyer (Botanic Gardens Conservation International-US)
Jean Linsky (Atlanta Botanical Garden)
Vanessa Handley (Montgomery Botanical Center)
Maricela Rodríguez-Acosta (GCCO Mexico and Central America)

ABS-00378
The Species Steward Training Program- building capacity for oak conservation in Mexico
M. Rodriguez-Acosta

ABS-00230
Establishment of Magnolia Network in the Philippines: its implication for conservation
Apolinario Cariño

ABS-00174
Using Pedigree Management to Establish ex situ Conservation Collections of Endangered Plant Species in Padre Julio Marrero Botanic Garden, Ecuador
Santiago Bravo-Sánchez

ABS-00026
Case study on Engaging in Conservation Horticulture through the Global Conservation Consortium for Cycads
Raj Brown
1530 - 1600 Afternoon Tea break
1600 - 1730 Concurrent Session 8
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.8
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Yee Wen Low

ABS-00050
An integrated approach to managing a plant pandemic: a case example involving myrtle rust in Australia
Brett Summerell

ABS-00239
Growth variation and heat resistance in spruce trees (Picea spp.)
Fangqun Ouyang

ABS-00032
Discovering new species in Mexico: the role of botanical gardens
Cristóbal Daniel Sánchez

ABS-00089
The Succession Planting Technique: A Sample of Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi
Salih Sercan Kanoglu
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.9
(Room 329)
Chair: Magda Svensson

ABS-00227
Sustainability threats to a regional botanic garden
Mark Oborn

ABS-00222
Sustainability in the Middle East – insights form the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens
Ayelet El-Boher

ABS-00375
Influence of glazing materials on plants and conditions inside greenhouses in botanical gardens
Stanislav Hybler

ABS-00156
Enhancing the Companion Plant Kit & K-Smart Garden Industry: a strategic approach by the Korea Arboreta and Gardens Institute
Hoi Eun Roh
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.7
(Room 327)
Chair: Kathryn Fowler

ABS-00253
Nature nurtures: engaging the urban child in nature-based learning
Hui Min Tan

ABS-00102
The Plant Science Learning Hub, a new digital education platform to inspire students and empower educators
Peter Byron

ABS-00344
Challenges on botanic gardens for plant conservation with local community: the case of Korea National Arboretum’s Plant Governace Project
Mi Jeong Yoon

ABS-00132
Growing a City’s Forest: The Power of Collaboration in Urban Tree Canopy Development
Matt Rader
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.8
(Room 330)
Chair: Jana Leong-Skornickova

ABS-00355
Digital interpretation: a new era of connecting people with plants at Oman Botanic Garden
Ghudaina Al Issaey

ABS-00112
Digitising the seeds of Hawaiʻi
Nathaniel Kingsley

ABS-00283
Developing a tool for ex situ gap analysis and metacollection management
Jean Linsky

ABS-00012
The flow of material from a botanic garden into an herbarium: a case study from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE)
Robert Cubey
Workshops
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 2
(Room 324)

W-07
Raising Rarity: creating meaningful and sustainable conservation outcomes through community-based outreach.
Convened by:
Kevin Alexander (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria)
Megan Hirst (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria)
Russell Larke (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria)
Ben Liu (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria)
Matthew Henderson (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria)
Marie Velthoven (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria)
Workshops
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 13
(Room 325)

W-15
Tree Day (Session 3): Community-Based Solutions: Durable approaches to habitat and species stewardship
Convened by:
Silvia Alvarez-Clare (The Morton Arboretum)
Vanessa Handley (Montgomery Botanical Center)

Introduction
Silvia Alvarez-Clare

ABS-00382
Forging Community Connections: pathways to inclusive and durable conservation action
Vanessa Handley

ABS-00240
Empowering indigenous community in seed supply: a sustainability analysis of TRCRC seedlings buyback mode
Zi Ni Wong

ABS-00374
An overview of the implementation of the Cuban Strategy for Plant Conservation
Luis Gonzales Torres

ABS-00084
Buchanania barberi: a story of a rare tree survival from the brink of extinction
Anurag Dhyani
1730 - 1830 Panel Discussion 3 (W-2)
Behavioral change to tackle illegal plant trade
Convened by:
Carly Cowell (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Sean Southey (Commission on Education and Communication of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature)
Megan Barstow (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
W-05
Making sense of science: Science communication in botanic gardens
Convened by:
Amy Padolf (Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden)
Rebecca Hansell (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Ane Zabaleta (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)"
 
DAY 4 - 9TH AUGUST - Friday (Half Day)
0800 - 0930 Concurrent Session 9
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.9
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Sun Wei Bang

ABS-00255
Understanding the dynamics of ex-situ living collections: a globally sampled meta-collection approach.
Samuel Brockington

ABS-00223
From metacollections to maternal lines: recording data on living collections to support research and conservation
Rebecca Sucher

ABS-00372
Integrated conservation of Magnolia sinica a typical model for threatened Magnoliaceae species
Lei Cai

ABS-00263
Metacollection development of Wollemi Pine
Cathy Offord
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.10
(Room 329)
Chair: Emily Beech

ABS-00121
A botanic garden’s strategy for ex-situ conservation in a global biodiversity hotspot
Emma Dalziell

ABS-00317
The Southeastern Plant Conservation Alliance (SEPCA) and Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need (RSGCN): supporting partners to create national impact
Emily Coffey

ABS-00331
Conserving orchids in the Southeastern United States
Xingwen Loy
ABS-00229
Patterns of tree diversity and forest structure within intact tropical heath forest of Universiti Brunei Darussalam’s Botanical Research Centre
Nurul Hazlina Zaini
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.8
(Room 327)
Chair: Megan Barstow

ABS-00247
Forest of knowledge: exploring learning opportunities at the confluence of people and nature
Benjamin Ong

ABS-00094
From trend to threat? Wild food plant sustainable foraging in Norway
Anneleen Kool

ABS-00270
The role of arboreta and botanical gardens in preventing regional decline: a proposal for the 8th Global Botanic Garden Congress
Lena Jin

ABS-00308
Blooming connections: pollinating people with plants
John Siemon
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.10
(Room 330)
Chair: Yonghong Hu

ABS-00288
Towards a global understanding of the utilized plant species diversity
Mauricio Diazgranados

ABS-00149
How to perfectly integrate the landscape and protection functions of the garden
Tingting Yang

ABS-00092
Integrating restoration and sustainable agriculture for improved soil, pollinator health and wildlife habitat
Jennifer Neale

ABS-00291
Characteristics of modern reproduction of traditional gardens in landscape design: an architectural reproduction method reflecting the K(Korea)-garden trend
Myeong Joon Song
Workshops
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1
(Room 324)

W-19
Increasing the role of botanic gardens in urban forestry resilience towards a changing climate and an increasing urbanisation
Convened by:
Henrik Sjöman (Gothenburg Botanical Garden)
Phillip Douglas (Denver Botanical Garden)
Kevin Martin (Royal Botanical Garden Kew)
Thomas Freeth (Royal Botanical Garden Kew)
James H. Watkins (St. Andrews Botanical Garden)
Workshops
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 2
(Room 325)

W-12
Long-term phenology studies in the Singapore Botanic Gardens: An invitation to join the Southeast Asia Plant Phenology (SEAPP) Network
Convened by:
Boon-Chuan Ho (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Edmund J.J. Chia (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Kwek Yan Chong (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Jolene J.L. Lim (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
0930 - 1000 Morning Tea Break
1000 - 1100 Plenary Talk 6: Putting plants at the centre: collaboration and connectivity for a green future
Sandra Knapp, Natural History Museum, UK
1100 - 1230 Concurrent Session 10
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.11
(Nicoll Room)
Chair: Carly Cowell

ABS-00025
Conservation horticulture: the importance of aligning in situ and ex situ programmes between agencies to achieve threatened plant recovery
Emma Simpkins

ABS-00010
Escarpment horticulture and its role in conservation
Amy Downie

ABS-00208
Cultivating conservation: a new initiative for plant biodiversity in the southwestern United States
Cristina Salvador

ABS-00266
Practice of living aquatic plant conservation technology
Junfeng Pan
Oral Presentations
Theme 2 - Plant Diversity and Conservation - Session 2.12
(Room 329)
Chair: S.K. Ganesan

ABS-00077
Overcoming arrested succession in secondary, low-diversity tropical forest: Inferences from an enhancement planting experiment utilising artificial canopy gaps in Hong Kong
Mang Lung Cheuk

ABS-00228
Conservation of high value native tropical plants for ecological restoration: seeds and seedlings collection by Universiti Brunei Darussalam’s Botanical Research Centre
Salwana Jaafar

ABS-00294
Diversity and recovery of degraded desert plant communities in response to ecological restoration in Sharaan Nature Reserve, AlUla, Saudi Arabia
Ahmed Mohamed

ABS-00179
Floristic inventory and distribution characteristics of the Makiling Botanic Gardens, Mount Makiling Forest Reserve ASEAN Heritage Park, Philippines
Leilani Castillo
Oral Presentations
Theme 3 - Engaging Communities - Session 3.9
(Room 327)
Chair: Anneliese Andringa-Davis

ABS-00279
Urban arboreta as catalysts for community engagement and conservation of plant heritage: a case study on the 700-year-old 'Ara Red Lotus' collaborative exhibition
Won Soon Park

ABS-00226
Artists and botanic gardens creating and developing educational innovation – ABCDE
Felicity Gaffney

ABS-00353
Changing community landscape choices through relationships
Donna McGinnis

ABS-00178
ESG cooperation projects of private arboretum and enterprise in Korea for the promotion of biodiversity
JooHwan Kim
Oral Presentations
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.11
(Room 330)
Chair: Daniel Thomas

ABS-00116
Botanic gardens and scientific research: collaborations for conservation
Elizabeth James

ABS-00312
From garden to nature - German Botanic Gardens are building a network for plant conservation
Elke Zippel

ABS-00376
Expanding South Africa’s network of national botanical gardens
Christopher Willis
Workshops
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 3
(Room 325)

W-16
Plant conservation with the aid of drones
Convened by:
Ben Nyberg (National Tropical Botanical Garden)
Julien Rachiele-Tremblay (Outreach Robotics)
1230 - 1330 BGCI Award Ceremony & Closing ceremony

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07:30 - 09:00
Registration
Registration
Venue:

09:00 - 10:00
Opening Ceremony
Opening Remarks from Co-organisers
Venue:

Tan Puay Yok
Director, Singapore Botanic Gardens, National Parks Board, Singapore
Paul Smith
Secretary General, Botanic Gardens Conservation International, UK

Speech by GOH

Keynote Address: Transforming Singapore into a City in Nature
Hwang Yu-Ning, CEO, National Parks Board, Singapore
10:00 - 10:30
Morning Tea Break
Morning Tea Break
Venue:

10:30 - 11:30
Plenary Talk 1
Stephen Blackmore
Botanic Gardens Conservation International & Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK

Stephen Blackmore
Botanic Gardens Conservation International & Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK
11:30 - 12:00
Poster Session & Exhibition Viewing
Poster Session & Exhibition Viewing
Venue:

12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:30
Concurrent Session 1
Theme 2 - Plant diversity and Conservation - Session 2.1
Venue: Nicoll Room

Chair: Peter Hollingsworth


ABS-00315
Wild plant seed conservation in Baekdudaegan National Arboretum, South Korea
Chae Sun Na

ABS-00318
Conservation seedbanking: working to conserve Australia’s biodiverse flora
Rebecca Miller

ABS-00332
Conserving AlUla’s flora and restoring the arid landscape – the perspective of a native plant nursery and seed bank
Benjamin Lee

ABS-00119
Saving seeds in storage: Identifying exceptional species from new and legacy seed collections
Emma Dalziell
13:00 - 14:30
Concurrent Session 1
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.1
Venue: Room 329

Chair: Kwek Yan Chong


ABS-00018
Reintroduction of urban ecology to urban planning and design
Scott Scarfone

ABS-00252
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) strategies for urban nature construction and restoration – A case study in Shanghai
Yong-hong Hu

ABS-00385
Enhancing cities’ liveability through fostering Nature Connections
Angelia Sia

ABS-00130
Growing stronger together: empowering communities through Pennsylvania Horticultural Societies landcare program
Matt Rader
13:00 - 14:30
Concurrent Session 1
Theme 3 - Engaging communities - Session 3.1
Venue: Room 327

Chair: Amy Padolf


ABS-00007
The Million Orchid Project: A non-traditional approach to orchid conservation and restoration
Jason Downing

ABS-00316
Beliefs, values and satisfaction with Botanic Gardens in Australia
David Kendal

ABS-00115
Large scale ecological restorations - the opportunities created by the challenges of scaling up.
Paul Blanchflower

ABS-00275
Engaging communities, effecting change: Strengthening programme impact in the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Steffi Loe
13:00 - 14:30
Concurrent Session 1
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.1
Venue: Room 330

Chair: Gillian Khew


ABS-00326
'Dendro Futura' – The urban forest of tomorrow and the importance of botanical gardens
Henrik Sjöman

ABS-00365
Tree management at Singapore Botanic Gardens: Challenges and building resilience to climate change.
Elango Velautham

ABS-00197
Estimating the suitability of tree species in future climates with the TreeGOER, GlobalUseful-NativeTrees, CitiesGOER and ClimateForecasts databases
Roeland Kindt

ABS-00357
A landscape succession plan for Kew Gardens: findings and recommendations
Thomas Freeth
13:00 - 14:30
Concurrent Session 1
Workshops Theme 2 - Plant diversity and Conservation - Session 1
Venue: Room 324

W-22
Digitisation of herbarium and other biodiversity collections

Convened by:
Jana Leong-Škornicková (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Robert Cubey (Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh)
Atsuko Takano (Hyogo University)
Emma Toms (Australian National Herbarium)
Yuchen Ang (Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum)
Serena Lee (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Bazilah Ibrahim (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Michele Rodda (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
13:00 - 16:30
Concurrent Session 1
Workshops Theme 2 - Plant diversity and Conservation - Session 2
Venue: Room 325

W-18
The Global Biodiversity Standard: An introduction to assessing biodiversity recovery in ecosystem restoration projects.

Convened by:
Paul Smith (Botanic Gardens Conservation International)
Paul Blanchflower (Auroville Botanic Gardens)
Fernanda C. G. Cardoso (Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden)
Narindra Ramahefamana (Missouri Botanic Gardens)
Roeland Kindt (CIFOR-ICRAF)
Luiz Henrique Rondina Baqueiro (Jardim Botânico Araribá)
Alislam Said Musa Mutegeki (Tooro Botanical Gardens)
14:30 - 15:00
Afternoon Tea Break
Afternoon Tea Break
Venue:

15:00 - 16:30
Concurrent Session 2
Theme 2 - Plant diversity and Conservation - Session 2.2
Venue: Nicoll Room

Chair: Timothy Utteridge


ABS-00098
Overcoming challenges to research and conservation of plant diversity in Haiti.
William Cinea

ABS-00065
Status, challenges, and prospects of threatened plant living collection in Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden
Kittiyut Punchay

ABS-00262
Guardians of the Green: Safeguarding Himalayan plant diversity in changing climates at a high-altitude botanical garden
Preeti Saryan

ABS-00301
The Oman Botanic Garden: An inspiration for plant diversity and conservation in Arabia
Laila Al Harthy
15:00 - 16:30
Concurrent Session 2
Theme 1 - Green and Sustainable Cities - Session 1.2
Venue: Room 329

Chair: Sebsebe Demissew


ABS-00085
What is a botanic garden?
Andrea Proctor

ABS-00095
Greening urban landscapes: The impact of botanic gardens with a focus on Oman Botanic Garden
Ismail Al Rashdi

ABS-00354
Gardens as resources for cities and people
Susan Pell

ABS-00265
Jumping the garden fence: Partnering with botanic gardens to protect nature in the city
Lee Harrison
15:00 - 16:30
Concurrent Session 2
Theme 3 - Engaging communities - Session 3.2
Venue: Room 327

Chair: Michele Rodda


ABS-00212
Inspiration from Hiroshima: Green Legacy Hiroshima and AFLP-BGNet – Gardens and Trees as Tools for Peace
Ari Novy

ABS-00123
Creating, sharing, and exhibiting content for botanic gardens
Peter Crane

ABS-00180
Engaging students and local residents in park interpretation and education: experiences from the Makiling Botanic Gardens and Mount Makiling Forest Reserve, Philippines
Roberto P. Cereno

ABS-00367
Singapore Botanic Gardens: Intertwining orchids and people
Mark Choo
15:00 - 16:30
Concurrent Session 2
Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 4.2
Venue: Room 330

Chair: Chris Russell


ABS-00269
A tropical rain forest fragment in a botanic garden
Simin Lai

ABS-00358
Botanic garden capacity for conservation horticulture
Abby Meyer

ABS-00070
Reconstructing the early history of plant collection in Shenzhen reveals the biodiversity dynamics of a densely populated and rapidly developing city
Tuo Yang

ABS-00232
Future directions of horticultural research among botanical gardens and arboreta in the United States
Nina Rønsted
15:00 - 16:30
Concurrent Session 2
Workshops Theme 4 - Gardens for the Future - Session 1
Venue: Room 324

W-06
Enabling change: A menu of opportunities for climate adaptation action

Convened by:
Tara Moreau (UBC Botanical Garden)
Dionne Bunsha (UBC Botanical Garden)
Peter Symes (Climate Change Alliance of Botanic Gardens)
Murphy Westwood (The Morton Arboretum)
Clare Hart (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens)
Tessa Kum (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens)
16:30 - 17:30
Panel Discussion 1
Heritage value and conservation – a panel discussion with three UNESCO World Heritage Gardens
Venue:

Convened by:
Tan Puay Yok (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
Richard Deverell (Royal Botanic Gardens Kew)
Livio Trainotti (University of Padua)
Moderated by:
Thereis Choo (Singapore Botanic Gardens)
19:00 - 23:00
Welcome Reception at Singapore Botanic Gardens
Welcome Reception at Singapore Botanic Gardens
Venue:

POSTER SESSION
Theme 1 – Green and sustainable cities
ABS-00006
Green spaces as healthy places
D.B.D. Dillon
ABS-00036 The dimensions of public space: evaluative approaches towards the improvement of Roxas Avenue as public space
J.I. Palma
ABS-00066 Smart Tree pillar: Efficiency of tropical plants on the reduction of fine particulate matters (PM2.5) in urban areas
Janjira Muenrew
ABS-00096 Student project: how to use the agency of social housing provision to connect Scotland’s green infrastructure
H. McMeekin
ABS-00155 The effect of natural environments and biodiversity on attention restoration
O.R. Tan
ABS-00181 How can an older botanical garden in the densely built-up landscape develop sustainably with the urban renewal: a case of Shanghai Botanical Garden
T. Zhang
ABS-00191 A study on comparison of nest composition in the gardens of the Korea National Arboretum
H.J. Kim
ABS-00221 Promoting the use of plant resources through horticultural knowledge communication
K. Kunrads
ABS-00309 Tree diversity in the school garden at Saint John’s Catholic School BSD, Banten, Indonesia
D. Nariyu
ABS-00321 Developing a tree species selection model using native trees for urban heat island mitigation in Tagum city
C.L.H. Cabellon
Theme 2 – Plant Biodiversity & Conservation
ABS-00014 In-vitro propagation, conservation and seed germination studies in Indian birthwort (Aristolochia tagala Cham): An endangered medicinal plant of Western Ghats of India
G. Raviraja Shetty
ABS-00033 Ex situ conservation approaches for Gossia and Decaspermum species to safeguard plant diversity in Australia
J. Bao
ABS-00054 Critical carnivores: the conservation potential of Nepenthes in ex situ collections
O.G. Murrell
ABS-00055 Horticultural rescue leads to a conservation breakthrough for the threatened Tuggeranong Lignum
P. Byron
ABS-00058 Plant genetic resources as a part of the biodiversity
G. Stukeniene
ABS-00069 Sibbaldia: the international journal of botanic garden horticulture
K. Hughes
ABS-00078 Conservation genetics at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
T. Hopley
ABS-00083 Tree genetic resources at the Bangladesh Agricultural University Botanic Garden
A.K.M. Golam Sarwar
ABS-00103 Right tree, right place: seed project
C. Coletto
ABS-00104 The imbalance of Diversity and Distribution in Plant Phylogeny
G. Zeng
ABS-00107 Restoration of endangered Lagenandra kalugalensis (Araceae): A multi-sector collaboration
K. Yakandawala
ABS-00111 Building bridges and growing genomes: an awards program to support international collections and genomics infrastructure
D.M. Dotson
ABS-00120 Are we ready for rust? Biobanking conservation strategies for Myrtle Rust affected species in Western Australia
E.L. Dalziell
ABS-00125 Establishing the National Seed Bank of Wales: collecting, conserving and restoring the Welsh flora
E. Baker
ABS-00138 Conservation strategies of Hopea erosa (Bedd.) Slooten, a critically endangered tree species endemic to the Western Ghats of India
N.S. Pradeep
ABS-00145 The new role of botanic gardens for conservation: Other Effective area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs)
K.S. Chang
ABS-00146 The importance of plant exchanges in botanic gardens: The case of North Korean plant conservation
K.S. Chang
ABS-00182 A study of the upper age limits of native plants on the Korean Peninsula
J.G. Bae
ABS-00185 Plant mass propagation research at Korea National Arboretum
M.J. Yoon
ABS-00200 Ex-situ conservation in a biodiversity hotspot
A.M. Senekal
ABS-00231 Differential ex-situ seed germination and seedling survival of selected Dipterocarpaceae species from Brunei Darussalam
N.H. Zaini
ABS-00236 New perspective and observations of Amorphophallus titanum
S.M. Jones
ABS-00238 Integrated conservation of threatened tree species: a case from Magnolia omeiensis
D.P. Yu
ABS-00256 BGsmartR: an open-access data analysis pipeline to enable smarter living collections management
A. Cano
ABS-00260 Joining forces to support conservation of exceptional tree species in the United States
P. Allenstein
ABS-00273 Bryophyte collection and conservation in the Singapore Botanic Gardens
B.C. Ho
ABS-00277 Doping in the desert: Rhantherium epapposum seed priming for enhanced germination and ecological restoration
M.M. Nour
ABS-00292 Roles of soil functional microorganisms in enhancing plant salt tolerance
S. Lu
ABS-00304 Propagation of Impatiens subcordata (Balsaminaceae) for restoration and utilization in the horticulture industry
D.M.D. Yakandawala
ABS-00314 How do living collections support the development of botanical garden: an example from Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
T.P. Huang
ABS-00335 ISSR and SCoT for evaluation of hereditary differences of 29 wild plants in Al Jubail
M.O. Alotaibi
ABS-00340 Use of BGsmartR output to identify and formulate conservation strategies for globally endangered plants
T. Jørgensen
ABS-00352 The magic SING Box: addressing the challenges of the long-term and safe preservation of herbarium collections in the tropics
J. Leong-Škorničková
ABS-00359 Searching and monitoring four endangered tree species in northern Ecuador: Brunellia pauciflora, Aiouea palaciosii, Miconia yeseniae and Ocotea pachypoda
H. Romero-Saltos
ABS-00285 Quercus boyntonii as a model for a multifaceted conservation effort
P.G. Thompson
ABS-00216 Using The Global Biodiversity Standard (TGBS) in Madagascar to promote biodiversity conservation and human wellbeing in rehabilitative and restorative projects
M.N. Ramahefamanana
Theme 3 – Engaging communities
ABS-00009 Raising rarity: how the Grey Billy-button became a pilot plant for conservation
M.J. Hirst
ABS-00022 Cultivability and regenerative potential of vegetable and herb species in student living accommodations
N.L. Allen
ABS-00068 Championing climate change resilience – a novel role of botanic gardens in Africa
D.K. Nkwanga
ABS-00073 Ecotourism and community development: a sustainable alternative for oaks forests
I. Acevedo Rodríguez
ABS-00091 Community engagement in climate action
P.S. Niraula
ABS-00126 Developing modern aquatic plant displays at the United States Botanic Garden
R.P. Anderson
ABS-00141 Engagement in citizen science about pavement plants, understanding followers and participants’ motivation and attitude
P.J.A. Keβler
ABS-00161 Plant and people: a new online platform for sharing ethnobotanical knowledge
P.J.A. Keβler
ABS-00187 Korea garden plant finder: development of a database and website to assist the use of native plants in the garden
K.M. Lee
ABS-00188 Biological control effect of “Natural Enemy in First” method: Sustainable pest management strategies in the Korea National Arboretum
H.Y. Jin
ABS-00189 Research on fungal distribution among airborne samples in the artificial environment of the Korea National Arboretum’s subtropical garden
H.Y. Jin
ABS-00203 Making conservation personal: creating threatened Cape lowland habitat beds at Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden
A.M. Senekal
ABS-00205 Cultivating futures: student and early career experiences at the National Botanic Garden of Wales
E.M. Lanigan
ABS-00213 Historic garden of the 2nd courtyard of the Carolino building of the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP) (Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla), México
J.L. Marín
ABS-00370 Challenges in establishing and sustaining a school mini orchid botanical garden in Sarawak amidst leadership transitions
Tengku Auvaroza Tengku Abraham
ABS-00384 Experiences on plants, experiences with plants: an anthropological approach to the Hortus botanicus of Leiden
P.J.A. Keßler
ABS-00380 Development of the arboretum educational program linked to elementary school science curriculum based on SDG15
H.Y. Ryu
Theme 4 – Gardens for the Future
ABS-00152 Case study: Using plant-based solutions to manage an Armillaria spp. infested landscape in the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne (Victoria, Australia)
S. Chong
ABS-00183 Prospects of digital and smart breeding in horticultural plants for gardens
J.G. Bae
ABS-00184 Salt stress responses and tolerance of native Veronica species: Towards climate-adaptive garden plant development in Korea
J.G. Bae
ABS-00186 Effect of cell size and concentration of nutrient solution on seedling growth of Lysimachia mauritiana
M.J. Yoon
ABS-00307 Innovative smartphone technology: Finding plant treasures in the National Botanical Garden of China (Beijing)
Chao Wu
ABS-00310 Research on the development model planning of Shanghai Botanical Garden's Coexistence of Conservation and Opening
J.K. Guo
ABS-00322 How do you call my name? I’m from abroad.
M.J. Yoon
ABS-00193 Comparison of incoming insects according to the installation environment and log type of the insect hotel installed in the garden of the Korea National Arboretum
H.J. Kim
ABS-00194 Composting process and physico-chemical composition analysis using garden waste by-products at the Korea National Arboretum
H.J. Kim
ABS-00272 Construction of scientific research systems at the Shanghai Botanical Garden under the establishment of the National Botanical Garden
Xiao Yuee
ABS-00190 Investigating fungal distribution in airborne samples within the controlled environment of the tropical garden at the Korea National Arboretum
H.Y. Jin
ABS-00343 Green waste-derived compost alleviates drought stress and promotes sugar beet productivity and biofortification
N.M. Alotaibi