American Public Gardens Association
2019 Conference
Washington D.C June 17-21, 2019

2019 CALL FOR STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

The Student Research Presentation Session is devoted exclusively to research findings presented by undergraduate and/or graduate students, and will consist of several 15-minute oral presentations. The session is intended to encourage discussion and facilitate the exchange of current, research-based information pertaining to public horticulture. It also provides an opportunity for students at universities and public horticulture institutions to gain public speaking experience in a professional environment, and presents a forum in which existing professionals may meet their rising peers. Research abstracts addressing diverse topics within the field of public horticulture are welcome.

EXAMPLES OF ACCEPTED TOPICS:

*Horticultural exhibition and display
*Plant collections policy and development
*Plant-based science
*Conservation initiatives
*Development and fundraising
*Education, interpretation, and public programming
*Institutional relationships and outreach
*Marketing and promotion

REQUIREMENTS:

*The author must be a current undergraduate or graduate student, a student intern, or a recently graduated student (within the past year) who conducted their work prior to graduation. Students must be from accredited institutions of higher education.

*The person presenting the abstract must be the author or a co-author of the abstract.

*Submissions must be received by March 20, 2019, 3:00 p.m. E.T.

*Accepted presenters must be registered and paid in full for the Annual Conference by April 17, 2019. Otherwise, the Association will remove the abstract from the program.

SUBMISSION DETAILS:

All abstract submissions will be considered independently from other 2019 Conference sessions. The Abstract Review and Selection Committee has full authority to accept or reject an abstract upon evaluation of the title and abstract. Rejection of an abstract will be considered final.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT:  http://apga2019.abstractcentral.com/

The deadline to submit an abstract is March 20, 2019, by 3:00 p.m. E.T.

 

Contact Tommy Rosenbluth, Program Coordinator, at trosenbluth@publicgardens.org or (484) 586-3630 with any questions

 

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