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This year the international carnivorous plants congress will be held in the Hortus Leiden. From 11 – 13 August the Hortus will be all about the strange, interesting and beautiful little plants that have stirred the imagination of men since their discovery in the 18th century. Since the Hortus celebrates the 200-year birthday of the Kebun Raya Bogor, the emphasis will be on Indonesian carnivorous plants.

The congress starts at 12:30 with an introduction by hortus botanicus director Paul Keßler. 

Programme

Friday 11th of August 

  • 12:30 - 13:00 Paul Keßler, Introduction
  • 13:00 – 13:45 Raisal Haq, Indonesia – Nepenthacea.
  • 14:15 – 15:00 Yupi Isnaini, Indonesia – Nepenthes; Tissue culture.
  • 15:30 – 16:30 Christian Dietz, Germany – South African Drosera.

Saturday 12th of August 

  • 10:30 – 11:30 Miloslav Studnicka, Czech Republic – Utricularia spec.reniformis vs cornigera.
  • 13:30 – 14:30 Joachim Nerz, Germany – Nepenthes in habitat.
  • 14:45 Pastry
  • 15:30 – 16:30 Laurent Taerwe, Belgium – Nepenthes; Threats and conservation.

Sunday 13th of August 

  • 10:30 – 11:30 Michael & Caroline Schöner, Germany – Nepenthes; Symbioses with bats.
  • 13:30 – 14:30 Simon Poppinga, Germany – Utricularia; Trap function and movements.
  • 15:00 – 16:00 Damien Jouen, France – Drosera Petiolaris-complex.

During the conference the Hortus is open from 10:00 to 18:00 which are also the opening hours of the Carnivorous plant market.

Tickets

Tickets for the EEE congress cost €10,-
This includes: 3 days entry to the Hortus botanicus Leiden, 3x coffee, 1 pastry on Saturday.

The Indonesian conference dinner is on Saturday evening and cost €28,50.

Click here to but a ticket. 

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