Explore Urban Tree Diversity in Australia

Diversity in canopy structure
Diversity in canopy structure

The organizing committee for the 2nd International Conference on Urban Tree Diversity (Melbourne, Australia; February 22-24, 2106) has announced an extended call for 40 additional speaking opportunities.

The conference will explore all aspects of urban tree diversity… family, genus, species, location, perspective, and management.  Conference partners include: City of Melbourne, Arboriculture Australia, International Society for Arboriculture, University of Melbourne, and the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub.

The five plenary speakers include: Susan Day (Virginia Tech, US), Diane Pataki (University of Utah, US), Cecil Konijnendijk (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden), C Y Jim (Hong Kong University, China), Anne Jaluzot (Tree Design Action Group, UK)

Abstract submissions for oral presentations are being accepted until 23 October 2015.  Abstracts on all aspects of the benefits that trees provide in the urban landscape are welcome.

Visit www.urbantreediversity.org for additional conference information and http://urbantreediversity.org/submit-an-abstract/ for abstract submission.