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the International People Plant Symposium 2024

The 16th International People Plant Symposium (IPPS 2024) will take place in Reading, UK, from July 11th to 12th, 2024. This event emphasizes horticulture's role in health, bridging everyday life and professional practices. The symposium, hosting up to 200 delegates, promises extensive learning and networking opportunities within the emerging horticulture for health sector. It aims to highlight the sector's contributions to societal health and sustainable practices. The event, set in a scenic location near the River Thames, includes meals and encourages engagement and potential collaboration among attendees.

Registration Details: Early bird registration at £295, includes meals and networking opportunities.

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Call For Abstract Submisssion

Research Themes
  • The impact of gardening for health and wellbeing 

  • Prescribing gardening for healthcare 

  • Healing garden design 

  • Therapeutic use of horticulture in healthcare and human services 

  • Horticultural therapy or social and therapeutic horticulture across wellness

Cost: £325. Early bird price of £295 available now - register your interest today. Includes lunch both days and dinner the first evening.

Due Date: Feb 29, 2024

Keynote Speakers

We are excited to confirm the keynote address will be provided by researcher Dr Rachel Bragg, OBE supported by talks by Dr Sue Stuart Smith, author of The Well Gardened Mind and Anna Baker Cresswell from High Ground with further guest speakers to be confirmed. Alongside these invited speakers we look forward to a range of perspectives in relation to the theme being presented by both professionals from the UK and internationally.

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