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The European Orchid Council Conference

Venue: VIFTEN, Rødovre Rådhusplads, Rødovre Parkvej 130, 2610 Rødovre

The conference takes place from October 7th to October 9th (3 days). The main topic is orchid conservation as stated in the introduction, but we invite contributions covering other topics as well. We invite both scientists and skilled amateurs to present their work. The conference language is English.

Scientific committee:

Henrik Æ. Pedersen, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen / Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (chairman of the committee)

Hanne N. Rasmussen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen

Finn N. Rasmussen, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen

Mikael Hedrén, Department of Biology, University of Lund

Submit your abstract – how to do

Abstracts have to be submitted no later than February 28th 2021. You will receive information of acceptance or rejection before April 30th 2021.

You may wish to present your work as an oral presentation or as a poster. The capacity for oral presentations is limited, and in case your work is not chosen for oral presentation, your abstract will automatically be evaluated for a poster presentation. Poster presentations will be in accordance with the program of the day.

Oral presentations: If your work is selected for oral presentation, you will be granted 20 minutes, including time for questions.

Posters: You are offered an area of (ca 60 cm x 90 cm (A1)) to hang your poster. It’ll be on display for one day. You are expected to be present at your poster at a predefined time to answer questions about your work.

Please download the abstract form and fill in the boxes. Your abstract should be of 200-300 words, including title, author(s) and possible institutional affiliation. Remember to fill in your contact details, and please make sure that all relevant information is submitted.

Send the abstract form to

Note: In order to present your work you have to register for the conference, but you may wait to register until you know if your abstract has been accepted. Please note different prices for different times of registration.