From the 23rd to the 29th of July 2017, the XIX International Botanical Congress will be held in the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China. For the 2017 meeting, proposals to amend the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plant (Melbourne Code) will be discussed by the Nomenclature Section of the Congress. A list of the general symposia has been posted at the IBC website.
The deadline for abstract submissions for poster presentations has been extended to the 15th of March 2017. In addition to public, plenary and keynote lectures, they have scheduled more than 200 General Symposia covering all fields of plant sciences. Each symposium consists of either six presentations (one-session symposium) or 12 presentations (two-session symposium), with each being 20 minutes. Detailed information on the submission requirements can be found here.