July 25 - 29, 2015 The Shaw Conference Centre Edmonton, Alberta - Canada


A wide range of scientific and educational workshops will be presented during Botany 2015.  
Please register for the workshops of your choice - you will receive ticket(s) in your registration packet on site.
Pre-registration is required for all as seating is limited. All registration fees are in US$

Time Title  Cost  Presented By:
Saturday July 25, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm   WS 1  -  Mycena identification workshop  To be presented at the University of Alberta - more information as we get closer $68.00 student and amatuers
$100.00 Professionals (CA$)
Roland Treu
Mary Berbee
Sunday July 26, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm   WS 2  -  Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing  $40 Aaron Liston

Shannon Straub

8:00 am - 5:00 pm   WS 3  -  Ecological Niche Modeling: A Crash Course  Free  Pamela S. Soltis
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  WS 4  -  Introduction to Botanical Drawing with Alice Tangerini

 $25 Marilyn Garber
8:00 am - 12:00 pm   WS 5  -  Using online resources for creating checklists, floras, identification keys, and specimen citations  $10 Mary E Barkworth
Edward Gilbert
David Baxter

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 


 WS 6  -  We are All Plumbers Now: Toolboxes for Building Unconventional STEM Career Pipelines

 $10 Lindsey K Tuominen
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 NEW  - Just Added!  WS  13Novel Molecular Tools from IDT for Plant Genotyping and Rare Allele Detection

FREE Robert Setter
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

NEW  - Just Added!
 WS 20  Agrigenomic Tools: Powered by Illumina

   to Register click here!



Laura Wachtmann

1:00 pm- 4:00 pm   WS 12 - Commercial Greenhouse Lighting: Techniques and Practicalities FREE


Ron Howard

1:00 pm- 5:00 pm   WS 7  -  Learning and evaluating alternative digitization workflows (i.e., changing "I know it can be done" to "I can do it")  $10


Mary E Barkworth
Edward Gilbert


1:00 pm- 5:00 pm    WS 8  -  Planting Inquiry in Science Classrooms  $10

Catrina Adams
Marshall Sundberg
Gordon Uno


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


  WS 8A - Crowd sourcing and citizen science: engaging the public in natural history collections digitization.



George Weiblen

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  NEW  - Just Added!  WS 14 - MycoCosm Workshop


Joint Genome Institute, University of California 

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New Time
  WS 9  -  Professional Development Workshop: Graduate School, How to Apply and What to Expect  Free 

Ann K Sakai,
Anna Monfils


3:15 pm - 5:15 pm   WS 10  -  New Frontiers in RNA Analysis  $10


Jeffrey Seitz


3:15 pm - 5:15 pm   WS 10A - Non-academic Botanical Career Panel Free

Susan Pell
Ryan Bixenmann

5:15 pm - 7:00 pm   WS 11  -  Annual Meeting of the US Virtual Herbarium Project  Free 


Mary E Barkworth



All registration fees are in $US

Especially for Students
 - Need a roommate to share expenses - use our roommate matching service

 - Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Botany 2015.  As of right now all students chosen to volunteer have been contacted.  If you have any questions, please contact Kathryn Bornhoeft at kathryn@botany.org.

 - Sign up for WS 9  -  Professional Development Workshop: Graduate School, How to Apply and What to Expect

 - Don't forget to sign up for  TE 5 - Careers in Botany: Interactive Career Panel & Luncheon and TE 11 Student Social and Networking Event.  Sign back into the registration site and add them in!

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