bgen Conference Proceedings

Each year, bgen publishes a report and proceedings from our annual conference. If you are a registered member, you can download these useful documents.

Proceedings: bgen Talking Plants Conference 2018

Talking Plants: How to Communicate Plant Science

bgen Annual Conference 7 - 9 November 2018

The bgen Annual Conference 2018, hosted jointly by Cambridge University’s Botanic Garden and Sainsbury Laboratory,  focused on communicating plant science and research to a wide range of audiences. A hundred people - plant scientists from around the University, the team at the Garden and plant science … Continue Reading ››

bgen Annual Conference 2017: Growing Your Audience

The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland  provided us with the perfect venue for 70 delegates, workshop leaders and volunteers to focus on how to widen and deepen engagement with their audience. Drawing on the successes at NBGI Glasnevin as well as speakers from across Ireland and the UK, we shared good practice and creative ideas to make new connections. *** This content is for members only.  Members can log in now to read more. Non-members can join instantly from £10 a year … Continue Reading ››

bgen Conference ‘Time for Trees’ Proceedings 2015

Over 75 delegates, workshop leaders and volunteers converged on Westonbirt National Arboretum in November 2015 for three packed days of engaging debate,  hands-on workshops and professional networking. Unsurprisingly, this year’s bgen conference  was all about the majesty of trees and set out to explore what they mean to people and how we, as professionals, can make the most of this special relationship. As well as delving into the past we looked into the future of our trees and woodlands and what this … Continue Reading ››