International Plant Science Conference

The German Society for Plant Sciences (Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, DBG) organizes an international congress focusing on all plant science disciplines every other year. Members of the DBG usually at this conference at the General Assembly.

22. December 2016 · Actualia (engl.) · Event

Invitation: Botanikertagung

Dear Colleagues,

the Botanikertagung is an International Conference on Plant Sciences that will next be held in Kiel, Germany, 2017 from September 17 to 21. It is organized by the Christian-Albrechts-University and our German Society for Plant Sciences (Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, DBG). For the first time Danish colleagues participate in the organization of the conference. Multiple stimuli brought up by a Scandinavien perspective are expected.
The Botanikertagung is a biannual conference that brings together world leading experts and early-career scientists from a wide range of disciplines in plant biology. In 2017, the Botanikertagung addresses various facets of plant research under the title “Plant Research in a Changing World”.
The conference comprises four days of exciting presentations, including keynote lectures, poster sessions and workshops. An evening lecture open to the public will address the suitability of our crop plants for feeding the increasing world population.
It is a great opportunity for the DBG to host this conference. We wish to promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise in the fields of biodiversity and ecosystems, interactions with the environment, evolution, cell biology, organization and expression of genomes, photosynthesis, algae, growth and development as well as biotechnology. Moreover, research on crop plants will be presented from a diachronic perspective. Take your chance to be part of this large plant science conference and to share your ideas and enjoy the fresh air at the seaside with us.

We hope to see you in Kiel!

Karin Krupinska
Chair of the conference

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09. March 2016 · Internat. Botanikertagung · Event

Next Botanikertagung

The next international Botanikertagung will take place at Christian-Albrechts-University at Kiel, Germany from September 17-21, 2017.

Leading organisator is Professor Dr. Karin Krupinska, Chair Plant Cell Biology

Also from the following people from the Botany Institute in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences: 

  • Wolfgang Bilger, Ökophysiologie der Pflanzen
  • Frank Kempken, Botanik mit Schwerpunkt Genetik und Molekularbiologie
  • Dietrich Ober, Biochemische Ökologie und Molekulare Evolution
  • Margret Sauter, Entwicklungsbiologie und Physiologie der Pflanzen
  • Eva Stukenbrock, Environmental Genomics
  • Rüdiger Schulz, Physiologie und Biotechnologie der pflanzlichen Zelle

and from the Section Geobotany in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences:

  • Alexandra Erfmeier, Institute for Ecosystem Research

as well as from the Faculty of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences:

  • Daguang Cai, Institut für Phytopathologie
  • Christian Jung, Pflanzenzüchtung
  • Karl-Heinz Mühling, Pflanzenernährung

Former Botanikertagung Events


Titel / Title

Präsident / President

Botanikertagung 2015
Freising near Munich, Germany
30.8. - 3.9.2015

Prof. Dr. Dario Leister &
Prof. Dr. Erwin Grill

Deutsche Botanikertagung 2013
Tübingen, Germany

Prof. Dr. Klaus Harter

"Diversity makes the Difference"; Berlin, Germany, 2011

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Kunze & 
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Grimm Conference Gleanings [Link]

"Plants for the Future", Leipzig, Germany, 2009

Prof. Dr. Christian Wilhelm

"125 Jahre Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft", Hamburg, Germany, 2007

Prof. Dr. Michael Böttger