The 2nd International Conference on Tropical Plants

The 2nd International Conference on Tropical Plants

Feb 18th - 21st , 2024
Brisbane, Australia

Feb 18th - 21st , 2024   Brisbane, Australia

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About the Conference

On behalf of the local organizing and scientific committees, we cordially invite you to attend the 2nd International Conference on Tropical Plants, to be held in Brisbane, Australia, from February 18th - 21st, 2024. 

The conference aims to provide a platform for international researchers to present their latest research findings on basic research on tropical plants, to network with colleagues from around the world, and to meet the Editors-in-Chief and some of the Associate Editors of the journal Tropical Plants. The conference theme, "The Future of Tropical Plants and Ecology: Challenging Global Climate Change", will provide a unique opportunity for researchers to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing tropical plants in the face of climate change. 

We are delighted to announce that the conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers, invited and general presentations relevant to the field of tropical plants and ecosystems. We are confident that this will be an enriching experience for all attendees. 

We encourage researchers from all over the world to join us in Brisbane for this exciting event. We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful city of Brisbane, and to providing a stimulating and engaging conference.

The conveners: 
Robert Henry, Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia 
Wenquan Wang, Professor, Hainan University, China 
Zongming Cheng, Professor, Nanjing Agricultural University, China  

Key Dates

Early bird registrationBefore Oct 31th , 2023600.00AUD500.00AUD
Regular registrationNov 1st, 2023-Jan 16th, 2024700.00AUD600.00AUD
Abstract submission deadlineDec 31st, 2024

Hosting organizations 

Scientific Committee

Honored Chairs

Zuoyan Zhu, Academian of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), biologist, China 
Ming Peng , Senior professor for tropical crops, The Chinese Academy of Tropical Agriculture Sciences (CATAS), China 
Hongwen Huang , Botanist, Leader of Lushan Botanical Garden, China 


Robert Henry , Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia 
Wenquan Wang , Professor, Hainan University, China 
Zongming Cheng , Professor, Nanjing Agricultural University, China 

Organising Committee

Robert Henry, The University of Queensland, Australia 
Zongming Cheng, Nanjing Agricultural University, China 
Wenquan Wang, Professor, Hainan University, China 
Becerra Lopez Luis Augusto, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, The United Arab Emirates 
Luiz Joaquim de Carvalho, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), Brazil 
Yinhua Chen , Hainan University, China 
Congfa Li, Hainan University, China 
Jie Luo, Hainan University, China 
Xiaofei Zhang, Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, Italy 
Keith Tomlins, University of Greenwich, Natural Resources Institute, UK 
Fred Gmitter University of Florida, USA 
Leena Tripathi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria 
Yandu Lu, Hainan University, China 
Ranfeng Sun, Hainan University, China 
Anete Pereira de Souza, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil 
Van Schepler-Luu, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines 

Local Organising Committee

Robert Henry, University of Queensland, Australia 
Maurizio Rossetto, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Australia 
Pauline Okemo, University of Queensland, Australia 
Peter Prentis, Queensland University of Technology, Australia 
Neena Mitter, University of Queensland, Australia 
Ian Godwin, University of Queensland, Australia 
Bruce Topp, University of Queensland, Australia 
Kate Donnelly, University of Queensland, Australia
Darren Crayn, Tropical hebarium, Australia 
Mobashwer Alam, University of Queensland, Australia 
Natalie Dillon, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Australia 
Ros Gleadow, Monash University, Australia   


Fei Chen, Hainan University, China 
Zhiqiang Xia, Hainan University, China 

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