8th BGANZ Congress - Adelaide Botanic Gardens - October 22 - 25th, 2017.


Congress  Website and Program Details

The 8th BGANZ Congress will be held in Adelaide from the 22nd October to the 25 October 2017. Botanic Gardens of South Australia will host the 8th BGANZ Congress and hope all BGANZ Members and non-Members can attend the first BGANZ Congress to be held in Adelaide. 



The theme for the 8th BGANZ Congres is, ‘Preservation: Exploring and Adapting’. This will cover both the natural and political environment and the required strategies to ensure the preservation of endangered species can continue by various means. The theme however also underlines the need for adaptation of Botanic Gardens themselves in the ongoing environment of their ever changing constituencies by adapting to the current needs. 


Themes will include Connection with community engagement, Botany, Science and Conservation, Horticulture and Horticultural Science, Internal and external education, The inspiration of the younger generations and friends and volunteers and the support of many various forms which are an integral part of Botanic Gardens.


Fees, including BGANZ Member discounts, and Registration details will appear here in late January/early February 2017. All contacts who receive BGANZ e-newsletters via email will receive Congress details. If you do not receive information from BGANZ but would like to please sign up here.


The Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Inc (BGANZ) is the chief body representing the interests of botanic gardens in Australia and New Zealand.

BGANZ promotes the interests and activities of Australian and New Zealand botanic gardens and botanic gardens generally and enhances the state of botanic gardens for the benefit of the community.