Schedule

Conference Schedule

2011-07-04

05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

  • Reception

    A welcoming drinks reception will be hosted at the Missouri Botanical Garden on Monday night 4th July, from 5.00 to 7.00.  Transport to the hotel will be provided after the reception.

2011-07-05

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

  • Registration: On-site Late Registration and Payment. Those who have registered can pickup their materials and badges if they have not done so the previous day.

09:00 AM - 09:10 AM

  • Opening Ceremony: Opening Ceremony. GPPC/CBD/BGCI

09:10 AM - 10:10 AM

10:40 AM - 12:20 PM

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

  • Parallel Workshops: Workshop 1: The ‘World Flora’: possibilities and perspectives – a Stakeholder Consultation (Coordinator: Chris Freeland (St Louis, U.S.A.) Workshop 2: The GSPC Toolkit – a discussion workshop. Suzanne Sharrock (BGCI, U.K.) Workshop 3: Red listing & achieving Target 2 (Coordinator: George Schatz (St Louis, U.S.A.)

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

2011-07-06

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • National Public Radio Session: Panel discussion on “The future of plant conservation” for live Public Broadcast.

01:30 PM - 03:30 PM

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

05:00 PM - 11:59 PM

  • Whitaker Music Festival

    Free evening outdoor concert. Lawn seating; bring chairs or a blanket. Picnicking is permitted after 5 p.m.; pack a picnic or purchase sandwiches and beverages on site. No pets, barbecue grills or smoking. Music begins at 7:30 p.m. Free admission after 5 p.m.; last entry at 9 p.m. The Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden remains open with free admission from 5 to 7 p.m. Cohen Amphitheater lawn. Sponsored by the Whitaker Foundation.

2011-07-07

09:00 AM - 10:40 AM

11:00 AM - 12:20 PM

12:20 PM - 02:00 PM

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

  • Parallel Workshops: Workshop 6: Linking the GSPC targets at an Institutional Level – a discussion workshop (Coordinator: Olga Martha Montiel (St Louis, USA) Workshop 7: The GSPC, ABS and the Nagoya Protocol (Coordinator: Andrew Wyatt (St Louis, USA) Workshop 8: Raising public awareness of plant conservation and the GSPC (Coordinator: tbd)

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

  • GPPC Business meeting: 4.00 – 5.00 GPPC Business meeting • Report on GPPC activities • Review of future work program • Discussion • Elections

05:00 PM - 05:30 PM

  • Conclusions and Close

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Conference Dinner

    A conference dinner will be held on the evening of Thursday 7th July.

    Accompanying persons may attend the conference dinner by paying the Conference Dinner Rate.



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