Economic Botany 2018: Food security, sovereignty and traditional knowledge

03rd Jun, 2018 to 07th Jun, 2018
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This event is a joint conference of the Society of Ethnobiology and Society of Economic Botany. The conference will take place from June 3 – 7, 2018, in Madison, Wisconsin. The theme of 2018’s conference is Food Security, Sovereignty, & Traditional Knowledge. The conference provides a wonderful opportunity to meet colleagues in your field, connect with potential research partners, and develop greater cross-cultural, cross-discipline knowledge and awareness. Conference presenters and attendees come from a variety of fields and backgrounds, including academic faculty and students, native/indigenous community members, government personnel, museum staff, and individuals from private consulting and nonprofit agencies.  This year’s conference will include multiple days of oral presentations, breakout sessions, active/applied demonstrations, and cultural field trips. The conference will culminate in a joint banquet on Wednesday evening, and will include awards and talks from this year’s Distinguished Ethnobiologist and Distinguished Economic Botanist.

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Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
800 Langdon St
WI 53706
Madison, Wisconsin
United States