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2017 Australasian Botanic Gardens Volunteer Guides Conference - Informed Guiding: Discovering the mystery and magic of our Gardens

A program of speakers on topical issues of interest to Botanic Gardens guides and a special guiding day are planned. There will be excursions and guided tours at a wide range of cultural institutions. Participants who arrive during the weekend before the conference will be able to visit Canberra's renowned Floriade festival before it closes.

Every conference participant will receive a printed copy of the Conference Program. A digital version suitable for online reference is now available (PDF, 302 kB). If you wish to print it, we recommending fitting two pages to each A4 sheet.

Conference Timetable - is a table with information for each day of the Conference.

Program of Speakers - read about the interesting speakers whom we have lined up

Sunday - Orientation  - information about the activities on Sunday afternoon at the ANBG

ANBG Tours  - information about the tours that will take place at the ANBG on Sunday afternoon, Monday afternoon and Thursday morning.

Parallel Sessions - information about the talk and walks on Monday afternoon

Visits to Cultural Institutions - information about visits to cultural institutions on Tuesday afternoon

Out and About - information about the excursions on Wednesday

Social Functions - information about the Welcome Drinks on Monday evening and the Conference Dinner on Wednesday night

Delegates' Meeting  - One representative from each of the Gardens present at the conference is invited to attend the delegates’ meeting to be held in a meeting room at the Shine Dome at lunch time on Monday 16th . Could you please advise us if you will be the delegate for your Gardens by emailing guideconference@friendsanbg.org.au












Last updated on 21 September 2017

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