Previous Workshops & Meetings


Previous Workshops & Meetings

Biocultural Collection Annual Meetings have been held during either (or held jointly), Botany, the Society for Ethnobotany (as of 2023 renamed 'for Ethnobotany'), or the Society for Ethnobiology's Annual Conferences.


Biocultural Collections 17th Annual Meeting

First in-person since the pandemic. Human and Planetary Health: Everything is Connected, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June 4-9 2023, Emory University, Society for Economic Botany (Name change June 2023 to ‘for Ethnobotany’), Society for Ethnobiology.  Meeting rolled into an option fieldtrip to the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking at Georgia Tech.

Biocultural Collections 16th Annual Meeting

University of Cincinnati, 60th Annual Meeting Society For Economic Botany. Cincinnati, Ohio. June 2nd - 6th, 2019 Future of Forests: Perspectives from Indigenous People,Traditional Practices and Conservation.

Biocultural Collection 15th Annual Meeting

University of Wisconsin, Madison, A Joint Conference of the Society for Economic Botany and the Society of Ethnobiology June 3-7, 2018, Food Security, Sovereignty, & Traditional Knowledge.  

Biocultural Collections 14th Annual Meeting

Living in a global world: ethnobotany, local knowledge and sustainability. June 4-9, 2017. Bragança, Portugal.  &  Society for Ethnobiology held Montréal, Québec, Canada, May 10-13, 2017 at Montréal Botanical Garden. Joint meeting of the Society for Economic Botany and the Encontro Hispano Português de Etnobiologia (EHPE) will be hosted by the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB) and the Mountain Research Centre (CIMO). 

Biocultural Collections 13th Annual Meeting 

Biocultural Collections 12th Annual Meeting

National Biodiversity Centre, Thimphu (THIM) in conjunction with the International Congress of Ethnobiology, Bhutan, 2014.  

Biocultural Collections 11th Annual Meeting

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K), England in conjunction with the Society for Economic Botany meeting, Eden Project, Plymouth, England. 28 June-2 July 2013. 

Biocultural Collections 10th Annual Meeting

Salle des Actes, Botanic Insitute Montpellier, in conjunction with the 13th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology, France. 24 May 2012. 

Biocultural Collections 9th Annual Meeting

"Biocultural Collections: Establishing Curation Standards," a National Science Foundation Workshop (Biological Research Collections Award #1118808) presented during Botany 2011, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. 

Biocultural Collections 8th Annual Meeting

Royal British Columbia Museum, May 2010,

Biocultural Collections 7th Annual Meeting

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, April 2008

Biocultural Collections 6th Annual Meeting

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, USA, June 2007,

Biocultural Collections 5th Annual Meeting

Chiang Mai, Thailand, June 2006

Biocultural Collections 4th Annual Meeting

Centre for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England, June 2004, Society for Economic Botany,

Biocultural Collections 3rd Annual Meeting

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, June 2003, Society for Economic Botany,

Biocultural Collections 2nd Annual Meeting

New York Botanical Garden, June 2002, Society for Economic Botany,

(Separate) 2002 NSF Workshop Intellectual Imperatives in Ethnobiology, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO, Society for Economic Botany (SEB), Society for Ethnobiology (SoE), International Society for Ethnobiology (ISE)

Biocultural Collections 1st Annual Meeting

Bishop Museum, Hawai’i, June 2001, Society for Economic Botany,