Plants, Cultures and Healthy Communities / Plantas, Culturas y Comunidades Saludables
November 10, 11, 12, 2016 Montevideo, Uruguay

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Thursday, November 10
5:00 – 8:00 pm Registration and Poster Set-up
6:00 – 9:00 pm Welcome Reception
Friday, November 11
8:00 – 9:30 am Registration and Poster-Set-up
9:30 – 10:00 am Nutrition Break
10:00 – 12:30 pm Opening Session – Plenary
10:00 Welcome Remarks and Announcements
M. Chiappe, N. Goodyear and C. Shoemaker
10:30 Gardens in health care: An introduction to the design and application of healing gardens, therapeutic gardens, and horticultural therapy gardens
D. Relf
11:30 Does horticultural therapy fit in integrative medicine?
C. Shoemaker
12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 – 3:20 pm Session I (Oral presentations)
2:00 Gardening Intervention as a Physical Activity for Improving Physical and Psychological Health Conditions of Elderly Women at Community Center – Park et al.
2:20 Green mindfulness: a novel approach to student – Quinlan et al.
2:40 Integration of biological and psychological factors in Horticultural Therapy for Cancer Patients – Sangmilee et al.
3:00 Horticulture Therapy at the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home – Partridge & Goodyear
3:20 – 3:50 pm Nutrition Break
3:50 – 5:30 pm Poster Session
(Poster titles listed below.)
4:30 – 5:30 pm PPC Business Meeting
6:00 pm Dinner (on your own)
Saturday, November 12
8:30 – 9:40 am Keynote Speaker
Moving into the Future: Horticulture Therapy and Evidence-Based Practice
Dr. Diane Relf
9:40 – 10:10 am Nutrition Break
10:10 am – 12:30 pm Session II (Oral Presentations)
10:10 Impact of a horticultural therapy certificate program on students and their professional activity – Haller
10:30 The students ate my homework: An autoethnographic reflexive exploration of the pedagogy of introducing therapeutic recreation students to the healing power of plants – Loeffler
10:50 Kinematic and kinetic analysis of horticultural – Park
11:10 Knowledge from Nature: Select examples observed in Aboriginal culture – Allen & Goodyear
11:30 Place Builder as a Healthy Community Planning Tool – Dawe & Goodyear
11:50 The role of volunteers in horticultural therapy – Shoemaker
12:10 MUN Botanical Garden: More than just a pretty place. Bowland et al.
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 pm Session III Concurrent (Oral Presentations/Workshops)
Oral Presentations
1:30 Double uses of potted ornamental peppers (Capsicum) -Finger et al.
1:50 Wild Plant Germplasms and their Exploitation in Breeding for Human Health: A Case Study of Wild Lettuces (Lactuca spp.) – Lebeda et al.
2:10 Increasing community and economic resilience through horticulture crop diversification in Northern Mozambique – Caillouet & Nalley
2:30 Determining the levels of phenolic compounds and antioxidant activity in coffee – Poltronieri et al.
2:50 “Consensus within diversity”: testing an ethnobotanical hypothesis using the network analysis approach – Castiñeria et al.
3:10 Vegetable and fruit nutrients content and in vitro bioaccessibility during postharvest storage – Zaccari, Cabrera & Saadoun
1:30 -3:30 pm Workshops
1:30 Fun with Plants – D. Relf & N. Goodyear
2:30 Place Builder as a Healthy Community Planning Tool – N. Dawe
3:30 – 4:00 pm Nutrition Break
4:00 – 5:30 pm Sessions IV – Workshop
4:00 Body Work for Gardeners and Horticultural Therapist – K. Neuberger
5:30 – 6:00 pm Closing Remarks and Evaluation
7:30 pm Closing Banquet
Last updated November 1, 2016

Please note lunch and nutrition breaks are included in your registration. Dinner on Friday and the Closing Banquet on Saturday will be priced separately.

Poster Session

Foliage plants cause physiological and psychological relaxation – as evidenced by measurements of prefrontal cortex activity and profile of mood states
S-A Park, C. Song, J-Y Choi, K-Cl Son, and Y. Miyazaki

Ethnobotany and Histochemical Identification of Wilbrandia hibiscoides in the area of Mining mata, mg
R. Rodrigues das Dores, V. Modesto Arruda, G. Gonçalves Rodrigues, R. Tostes Barreto and B. Gonçalves Brasileiro

Popular Knowledge About Medicinal Plants In The Rural Community Bananal, Muriae Region, Mg
R. Rodrigues das Dores, B. Gonçalves Brasileiro, V. M Arruda, M. Scarton Oliveira, and M. sa Nascimento.

Pereskia aculeata Mill. (Ora-pro-nobis): identification of minerals and polyphenols with antioxidant activity in ripe fruit
R. G.R. das Dores, F. Luiz Finger, M. Regina de Miranda Souza, N. Cicero, M. Fonseca, D. Giuffrida, V. Pellizzeri, G. Daniel Bua, A. Salvo and G. Dugo

Alternative control of potato sprouting improves tuber quality for healthier consumption
F. Luiz Finger, M.Ms. de Sousa Santos, and C. de Fátima Martins França

The Effects of Interpersonal Caring Horticultural Activity Program for Job stress, Interpersonal Caring and Mental Function of Research Workers
S. Lee, S-M Lee,Y-H Choi, and A-R Kang

The Effects of Interpersonal Caring Horticultural therapy program for rehabilitation of Stroke Elderly in Nursing Home
S. Lee, Y-S Son, and Y-Y Choi

Effects of Indoor Horticultural Therapy Program on Quality of life, Stress and Serotonin for Cancer Patients
S. Lee, G-M Gim, S H Jeong and & H Choi

Popular Knowledge about Medicinal Plants in the Rural Community Bananal, Muriae Region, MG
R. Rodrigues das Dores, B. Gonçalves Brasileiro, V. M Arruda, M. Scarton Oliveira, M. Nascimento