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32nd Congress of the International Organization for Succulent Plant Study

Name: 32nd Congress of the International Organization for Succulent Plant Study
Description: 32nd Congress of the International Organization for Succulent Plant Study
From Jul 3, 2012 To Jul 6, 2012
Theme: Science and Technology
Official Web Site: http://www.ios2012.com

Venue:

It enjoys one of the most privileged locations in the Old Havana. The Del Monte meeting room can accommodate conferences for as many as 100 people. It was the hotel where Hemingway stayed and wrote one of his novels.

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About the Congress

Since its founding meeting at Zürich in 1950, IOS has organized biennial congresses and other meetings throughout Europe and alternately in other countries with greater diversity of native succulents, notably North and South America, and southern Africa. More about past meeting

The 32nd Congress aims to provide an international forum for academics, researchers, professionals and amateurs to exchange ideas in the field of biology of succulents and related topics. Since hosts’ commitment with conservation, it is our aim to bringing together professionals, students and activists from every sector related with succulent conservation including the biological and social sciences, management, policy and planning.

The congress expects to foster networking and collaboration among participants to advance the knowledge and identify major priorities in the field that contribute to conservation of succulents worldwide. So join us!

Organizer Committee

The local organizing committee is based at the National Botanic Garden, University of Havana but we have also teamed up with several other organizations and individuals.

Chair

  • Luis Roberto González Torres, National Botanic Garden, University of Havana

Committee

  • Alejandro Palmarola, National Botanic Garden, University of Havana
  • Duniel Barrios, National Botanic Garden, University of Havana
  • Alelí Morales, National Botanic Garden, University of Havana
  • Lenia Robledo, Matanzas Botanic Garden, University of Matanzas
  • Raquel de Armas, National Botanic Garden, University of Havana
  • Juan A. Hernández, National Center for Protected Areas

IOS Board

  • Len Newton (IOS President, Kenyatta University, Kenya)
  • Héctor Hernández (IOS Vice-President, UNAM , México)
  • Sara Oldfield (IOS Treasurer, BGCI, UK)
  • David Hunt (IOS Secretary, UK)
  • Rainer Mecklenburg (IOS Assistant Secretary, Germany)


32nd IOS Congress Scientific Committee

  • Alfonso Valiente (México)
  • Alicia Rodríguez (Cuba)
  • Allan Ellis (South Africa)
  • Colin Clubbe (UK)
  • Daniela Zappi (Brasil)
  • David Hunt (UK)
  • Erika Edwards (USA)
  • Héctor Hernández (Mexico)
  • Jaffet Nassar (Venezuela)
  • Jorge Gutiérrez (Cuba)
  • Leia Scheinvar (Mexico)
  • Len Newton (Kenya)
  • Nigel Taylor (Singapour)
  • Reto Nyffeler (Switzerland)
  • Urs Eggli (Switzerland)

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