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Back to Eden the Challenges for Contemporary Gardens
Regional Center for Ecological Education of State Forests Leśnik (Forester), Ustroń - Jaszowiec, Poland. 21-23 May 2011

Sunday 22 Maja 2011.
Venue: Regional Center for Ecological Education of State Forests Leśnik (Forester), Ustroń - Jaszowiec.
Session 1: Challenges for contemporary gardens Ex situ conservation of endangered plants
9:30 - 9:50 Botanic Gardens and the implementation of GSPC Target 8
Suzanne Sharrock
9:50 10:10 A report from the recent EU meeting formulating a strategic approach to ex-situ conservation in Europe, and its relevance to botanic gardens
Matthew Jebb
10:10 - 10:30 RIBES: a network for native seed conservation in Italy
Costantino Bonomi
10:30 - 10:50 German Seed Bank Network on Crop Wild relatives
Albert Dieter Stevens
10:50 - 11:10 Ex situ conservation of Crocus taxa in the frame of a European Network: Collection, conservation and documentation
Eleni Maloupa
Session 2: Challenges for contemporary gardens Tasks for old and new botanic gardens
11:30 - 11:50 The Jagiellonian University Botanical Garden
Bogdan Zemanek
11:50 - 12:10 The Tree of Life in Real Life
Magnus Lidén
12:10 - 12:30 The Silesian Botanical Garden Network
Paweł Kojs
12:30 - 12:50 Revitalization of the urban valley of the Ślepiotka River as an example of ex-situ conservation
Leszek Trząski, Waldemar Szendera
12:50 - 13:00 Horticultural discoveries in Slovenija
Jože Bavcon
13:00 - 13:10 FlorNaturLBG - ex situ conservation of endangered and protected plant species
Magdalena Jałowska