World Bamboo Conference September 18-22, 2021 (note new dates) Taiwan

World Bamboo Conference September 18-22, 2021 (note new dates) Taiwan 18 Sep 2021 – 22 Sep 2021 Taoyuan (Taipei), Taiwan at the National Central University Because of COVID-19 concerns┬áthe 12th World Bamboo Congress has been postponed to 18-22 September, 2021; for further information go to The 12th World Bamboo Congress will be held in Taoyuan (Taipei), Taiwan, at the National Central University. There will be keynotes and sessions focusing on many aspects of bamboo, such as Ecology & Cultivation,…

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ABS Annual Conference 2019

ABS Annual Conference 2019 16 Oct 2019 – 20 Oct 2019 Portland, Oregon This event was a resounding success, in terms of spreading the “word” about bamboo and creating new relationships among people who are or are becoming interested in the potential benefits and uses of our favorite plant. *** The ABS Auction of rare bamboos is the main fundraiser for the Society and was a great success at this conference. This year there were some exceedingly rare ornamentals up…

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