2020 AHTA/IPPS Joint Annual Conference

The Role of Horticulture in Human Well-being and Social Development

A collaboration of the International People Plant Council, the American Horticultural Therapy Association,
and the International Society for Horticultural Sciences

Program | Location | Call for Proposals

October 16-17, 2020
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza Hotel
Kansas City, Missouri

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Submit a Proposal for the 2020 AHTA/IPPS Joint Annual Conference

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Abstracts for the 2020 AHTA/IPPS Joint Annual Conference are now being accepted. This year's event, set for October 16–17, 2020 in Kansas City, MO, with pre-tours on October 15, is a joint symposium encompassing the 15th International People Plant Symposium, the 48th American Horticultural Therapy Association Annual Conference, and the 2nd International Symposium on Horticultural Therapies.

Learn More and Submit a Proposal

The abstract submission deadline is 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET March 30, 2020.

We invite you to submit abstracts for oral, poster, and workshop presentations that address the theme of the role of horticulture in human well-being and social development that will include:

  • Horticulture and human culture
  • Horticulture and the community
  • Horticulture and the individual
  • Theoretical frameworks for research
  • The application of research on horticulture and human well-being for improving life quality
  • Working together to advance the application of horticulture to human well-being

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