We look forward to greeting you at the XIX International Botanical Congress in 2017.


Social program

Attendees of the XIX International Botanical Congress will have the opportunity to enjoy an exciting social program, including: the Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception, and optional Congress Gala. Scientific and educational visits and optional tours, which are listed in the local tour page, will offer excellent opportunities for participants to experience some of Shenzhen's outstanding technological, artistic and historical highlights.

Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception

Date: Sunday 23 July 2017
Time:  Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception, TBA
Venue: Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center
Tickets: Full Registration, Students and Accompanying Persons Inclusive

Meet with old and new colleagues in a relaxed and informal environment while enjoying drinks and canapés.

Congress Gala – Beautiful Nature
Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Time: 19:00 - 23:00
Venue: Sheraton Shenzhen Futian Hotel, Futian, Shenzhen


  Delegates and Students RMB500

  Accompanying Persons RMB500

  Additional Tickets RMB500

Details of the Congress Gala will come out shortly.

Registration and Welcome Reception of Nomenclature Section
Registration for the  Nomenclature Section will be held on 16 July 2017 from 16:00-18:30, with an Welcome reception from 17:00-20:00.

Date: Sunday 16 July 2017
Time: 17:00 – 20:00
Venue: Peking University HSBC Business School, Shenzhen University Town
Tickets: Included for Nomenclature registrants

Nomenclature Dinner
Date: Thursday 20 July 2017
Time: 19:00 – 22:00
Venue: TBA
Tickets: Included for Nomenclature registrants