Meetings & Events

The Annual Plant Biology Meeting


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The annual plant biology meeting has been held for over eight decades and has been dedicated to the fostering of plant scientists in their research and careers. Today the meeting attracts more than 1,300 scientists from 40 countries.

Every year the program features the latest research in plant science with five major symposia, and thirty concurrent symposia bringing together young scientists to give talks as well as the top in their fields from around the globe.

The meeting also provides the perfect blend of career sessions, opportunities for networking and mentoring in an open relaxed environment.

From graduate students to professionals with 20+ years of experience in plant biology—attendees view this conference as a premier science event.

Travel Awards to attend Plant Biology 2023 are:

ASPB Travel Award

Women’s Young Investigator Travel Award (WYITA)

ASPB Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Recognition Travel Award

Satellite & Specialty Meetings

Satellite Meetings

Satellite meetings are a valued component of the annual Plant Biology meeting. ASPB offers individual scientists or allied organizations the opportunity to hold a satellite meeting either prior to or immediately following the annual meeting. Opportunities to present specific scientific research programs are not just limited to satellite meetings. The society welcomes suggestions for workshops as well as ideas for symposia during the body of the .


Please contact Jennifer Covington at, or simply fill out an information request form.

Specialty Meetings

Meetings are unique opportunities for plant biologists to network and exchange information on the current state of the science, significant breakthroughs and new areas of inquiry.

To better meet the dynamic needs of the plant biology community, ASPB is currently accepting proposals for meetings in important scientific areas on an ongoing basis. You can suggest topics, potential organizers, and locations for specialty meetings. ASPB provides all the back end logistics support and financial management.

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