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Virtual Connections Series 2021
Building Community Partnerships

The Rhododendron Research Network (R-RN) is pleased to present its Virtual Connections Series. This online series seeks to bring people together from all over the globe and from all walks of life to "Build Community Partnerships" in Rhododendron research. Whether you are currently a Rhododendron researcher, a scientist considering Rhododendron research, a community-based researcher, or a gardener who loves to learn all you can about your plants, we hope to expand your network, knowledge and your imagination.


Spring Meeting - Energizing Collaborative Working Groups - held March 25-26, 2021

Recordings of the March meeting presentations can be viewed on the R-RN YouTube Channel.


Summer Meeting - Building Local and International Partnerships - August 19-20, 2021

Recordings of the August meeting presentations can be viewed on the R-RN YouTube Channel.


Fall Meeting - Empowering Community Participation
November 4-5, 2021   (save the date)

MEETING DESCRIPTION: This meeting will focus on sharing the latest research findings and empowering community-based science projects, including virtual plant collections tours, short 15-minute talks giving an overview of research areas in Rhododendron, and Roundtable Q&A where we will discuss the future of R-RN community-based research initiatives. The meeting will wrap up with a Plenary Lecture and Roundtables that speak to our theme of "Empowering Community Participation".

ATTENDEES: Scientists and members of the public are encouraged to attend, and the meeting will be open to all those interested in Rhododendron. Research talks will be geared toward a general audience, assuming no scientific background.

MEETING DATE: This meeting will be offered in two sessions to accommodate live attendance in key regions around the globe. Both sessions will include the same content. Recordings of the event will also be available on the R-RN YouTube Channel.

Session 1: Thursday, November 4, 2021
Session 2: Friday, November 5, 2021

 

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