Botany 2006 - The Centennial CelebrationBotanical Society of America: Botanical Conference Information

Ticketed Events


Join your friends and colleagues at a variety of social events.

Monday, July 31

7:00 am - 8:30 am

ABLS Breakfast

Come one, come all!! The ABLS breakfast is one of our major social events, so please attend and support your society's functions. This Monday morning event will be your first opportunity to see who is at the meetings and to make contacts with old friends and colleagues.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

AFS Luncheon

The annual American Fern Society Luncheon will be held on Monday at noon. Come join us and hear about the many activities sponsored by the AFS
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Paleobotanical Banquet


Come join us for spirited discussions of the new and old at the Paleobotanical Section's annual food and fun mixer and banquet.


Tuesday, August 1

TE4 7:00 am - 8:30 am

Missouri Botanical Garden Breakfast

All alumni, friends, and colleagues of the Missouri Botanical Garden are cordially invited to attend the annual MOBOT breakfast in Chico. Catch up on activities at the Garden, meet old friends and make new ones, and enjoy a great breakfast before you start your meeting day.
TE5 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Economic Botany Luncheon


Economic Botany Section members are encouraged to attend our annual luncheon – come hear the latest exciting news of the BSA initiative allowing students to discover core biological concepts through hands-on inquiry projects coupled with mentoring from plant scientists.

TE6 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

IAWA Reception

Friends of Wood Anatomy are cordially invited to join members of the International Association of Wood Anatomists to celebrate IAWA's 75th anniversary. During the banquet we will toast the birthdays of IAWA and BSA which have a long tradition of friendly co-operation.
TE7 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ASPT Banquet and Auction

Please join us for a festive and entertaining evening. Along with the opportunity to renew friendships and make new acquaintances, the mixer will coincide with an auction to raise funds for our graduate student research grants program. A variety of items, including books, prints, and one-of-a kind curios will be sold to the highest bidders. Rob Wallace, auctioneer par excellence, will once again delight the bidders with his unique patter and repartee. Our banquet will feature several important announcements, presentation of our major awards, and conclude with an address by President-Elect Vicki Funk.

Wednesday, August 2

TE8 7:00 am - 8:30 am

Miami University of Ohio Breakfast

The Miami University Botany breakfast is open to any who have had some connection to the department, including students, alumni, faculty and staff, former faculty and staff, as well as friends of the department. This year, as we celebrate 100 years of Botany at Miami University, we hope as many as possible will plan to come!
TE9 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The BSA Mixer & Banquet for all Botanists

Come celebrate the 100 years of Botany, special suprises and awards!

All of the above society and group events require tickets. Tickets may be purchased in advance or on-site at the Registration area. Pre-paid event tickets will be included in the registration packet which will be distributed on-site. Event venues will be announced on the tickets and in the Program. A limited number of tickets may be available for purchase at the Registration Desk on-site at the meeting, but availability is not guaranteed.

Questions About Botany Meetings should be directed to: BSA Meetings Manager:
Johanne Stogran
Botanical Society of America Meetings Office
2813 Blossom Ave
Columbus, OH 43231
Tele: (614) 899-9356 - Fax: (614) 895-7866 - E-mail:
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