Find out about upcoming scientific conferences at, or hosted by, Kew.
We regularly hold scientific conferences, symposia and meetings to share our science and initiate collaboration. Any upcoming events, and how to attend, are detailed below.
State of the World's Plants and Fungi Virtual Symposium
Join international experts 13–15 October 2020 to discuss actions for protecting and sustainably using the world’s plant and fungal biodiversity for the benefit of people and the planet.
On 30 October, join a cross-disciplinary team combining Criminology, Computer Science, Law Enforcement and Conservation Science, to discuss the findings of a study harnessing the power of AI tools, to investigate the Internet-facilitated illegal trade in endangered plants.
Botany, Trade and Empire: Exploring Kew’s Miscellaneous Reports Collection
Discover colonial and global networks of economic botany through 772 volumes of unique archival and rare printed materials held in the Miscellaneous Reports Collection. **Postponed until May 2021**.
The 13th Triennial Meeting of the International Society for Seed Science
Seed innovation systems for the 21st century. **Postponed until 2021 (dates tbc)**