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XIII International People Plant Symposium

The People Plant Council  (PPC) is proud to announce its partnership with International Society of Horticultural Science (ISHS), no rx the Facultad de Agronomía, drug Universidad de la Republica (FARGO UDELAR), Uruguay, and Memorial University Botanical Garden (MUNBG), Canada in presenting the XIII International People Plant Symposium (IPPS). This symposium will take place
El Hotel Escuela Kolping ,  Montevideo, Uruguay, November 10, 11, and 12, 2016.

The purpose of the symposium is to provide a forum for researchers, educators, and practitioners to discuss and develop a deeper understanding of the depth and breadth of the role of plants in contributing to healthy communities and how this is rooted in local culture as well as cross-cultural relationships. The meeting will consist of thought-provoking presentations by invited speakers as well as a diverse selection of oral, poster and workshop presentations.

The symposium will have a relaxed atmosphere to encourage discussion on papers and presentations with authors and other participants. This communication will enhance the development and understanding of current research and practices demonstrating the role of plants and nature in contributing to wellbeing.

For this purpose, organizing committee invites researchers, educators, and practitioners to present their work on the research, program descriptions, theories, and models of the beneficial interaction of people and plants and the wide ranging applications that this unique relationship offers, and to encourage further use and development of plants in the healing arts and sciences.