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Botany360

Botany360 is a series of programming that connects our botanical community during the 360 days outside of Botany Conferences. The Botany360 event calendar is a tool to highlight those events. The goal of this program is to connect the plant science community throughout the year with professional development, discussion sessions, and networking and social opportunities.

To see the event calendar click here

Do you want your event to be on the Botany360 calendar? Email aneely@botany.org for more information.


Past Botany360 Event Recordings

Many of the Botany360 virtual events will include recordings that you can access below once the event is over. Check back often to see which events are ready to be viewed.

  • Ace It! - Write a Better Title (March 2, 2022)
    Workshop presented by Dr. Bruce Kirchoff, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Dr. Eliezer Cocoletzi, University of Veracruz.
  • Ace It! - Write a Better Abstract (March 23, 2022)
    Workshop presented by Dr. Bruce Kirchoff, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Dr. Eliezer Cocoletzi, University of Veracruz.
  • De-mystifying the MS submissions process: Before you submit (Part 1) (May 11, 2022)
    Resources for this event can be found here.
    Part 1 of a 2-Part workshop to help navigate all stages of the peer review process. This workshop was presented by Dr. Briana Gross, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Editor-in-Chief, Applications in Plant Sciences, and Dr. Brittany Sutherland, George Mason University.
  • De-mystifying the MS submissions process: Before you submit (Part 2) (May 18, 2022)
    Resources for this event can be found here.
    Part 2 of a 2-Part workshop to help navigate all stages of the peer review process. This workshop was presented by Dr. Pamela Diggle, University of Connecticut, Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Botany, and Amy McPherson, Director of Publications, Botanical Society of America and Managing Editor, American Journal of Botany.
  • So you want to get involved with section leadership... (June 5, 2022)
    Presented by Kyra N. Krakos, Maryville University, 2022 Chair of the BSA Teaching and Outreach Section. A walkthrough of the roles, responsibilities, and benefits of being in section leadership: Have you thought about section leadership? How does one get elected? What is involved in the different positions? How can it benefit your professional development? During this session the group walked through the different roles and responsibilities and answered questions about the process.
  • Applying to Grad School - A Q&A Session (September 20, 2022)
    Presented by the Early Career Professional Development Committee. This event was aimed at providing helpful information and guidance for students thinking about applying to graduate school in plant sciences. Panelists have a range of experience and come from a variety of institution types. After brief introductions and some initial questions from the host, an open and moderated Q&A was conducted.

Previous BSA Professional Development Event Recordings

The following events took place before Botany360 was established:


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