It is my great pleasure to invite you to attend the 3rd Xishuangbann International Symposium - "Botanical Gardens and Climate Change", which will be held in Xishungbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Mengla, Yunnan Province, China, from 13th to 16th January, 2014.The ultimate aim of this symposium is to develop a roadmap for scientific research and education in climate change biology at Botanical Gardens in China and worldwide.
The Xishuangbanna International Symposium, held every five years, aims to bring together leading scientists to present cutting-edge research, address current debates and assess futre directions for research on biodiversity conservation and botanical gardens. The 1st Xishuangbanna International Symposium, attended by 180 delegates from 20 countries, was held in January 1999 and focused on "Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development". The 2nd Xishuangbanna International Symposium was held in January 2009, with the major theme of "Biodiversity Conservation: Research Imperative for Scientific Institutions". The Xishuangbanna International Symposium is becoming am important platform bringing scholars from all over the world.
We look foward to seeing you in Xishuangbanna at 13th-16th January, 2014 at the 3rd Xishuangbanna International Symposium - "Botanical Gardens and Climate Change".
Conference Chair, Academic Committee of the 3rd Xishuangbanna Internatinal Symposium