[PCA] Hawai‘i Native Seed Conference May 15-18 2018 at UH Mānoa

Matthew Keir laukahi808 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 22:32:25 CST 2018


*Registration and abstract submission now open for the 2018 Hawaiʻi Native
Seed Conference and Hawaiʻi Seed Bank Partnership Meeting taking place May
15-18 2018 at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.*

Information and updates are available here: http://laukahi.org/hnsc2018/

The Hawai‘i Native Seed Conference brings together conservationists,
horticulturalists, researchers, and others working with seeds of native
Hawaiian plants to share knowledge with each other and visiting
experts. The conference will take place from May 15-18, 2018, at the
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The conference will begin with an optional
meeting of the Hawai‘i Seed Bank Partnership
<http://laukahi.org/hawaii-seed-bank-partnership/> on *May 15*. The
following days will feature speakers from Hawaiʻi, and several sessions led
by staff from the Kew Millennium Seed Bank Partnership
<https://www.kew.org/science/collections/seed-collection>. Topics for the
conference will focus on strategies and methods for collecting, handling,
and processing seed collections for propagation and storage, making this
widely applicable for anyone working in ecosystem restoration in the
Pacific region.

*Abstracts *will be accepted February 5 - March 11, 2018.
*Early Registration*: February 1 - March 30, 2018 ($90/ $45-students) + $10
for HSBP Meeting
*Late Registration*: April 1-30, 2018: Late registration ($125)

Accommodations available at the *East-West Center Visitor Housing*
<http://www.eastwestcenter.org/about-ewc/housing/visitor-housing> (on UH
Mānoa campus). Visit their webpage to see room types and rates. Updates on
this will be posted here: http://laukahi.org/hnsc2018/

Matthew Keir
Laukahi: The Hawai‘i Plant Conservation Network
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