Conferences, Papers and Publications

Conferences/Seminars

  • 6th International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture, Athens 2016
  • Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand &  Parks and Leisure Australia Seminar,  Which Plant Where, Melbourne 2016 
  • 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress, Geneva 2017
  • 8th Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Congress, Adelaide 2017
  • Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Annual Workshop, Cities in a Changing Climate, Melbourne 2017
  • Cole C, (October 2018) Adapting a World-Renowned Botanic Garden to Climate Change: Landscape Succession Strategy, Melbourne Gardens 2016 – 2036, presented at the APGA Collect. Cultivate. Curate. Excellence in Plant Collections Management Symposium, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Symes PE, (2019, July) Landscape Succession Strategy 2016-2036, Creating a future botanic landscape?, presented at the Sustainability Victoria professional development workshop, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Hart C and Symes PE, (2019, August) Landscape Succession under Climate Change, an international prelude to the Climate Change Alliance of Botanic Gardens, presented at the BGANZ Victoria ‘Climate, Conservation, Collections and Community’ Symposium, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Hart C and Symes PE, (2019, October) Landscape Succession under Climate Change, an international prelude to the Climate Change Alliance of Botanic Gardens, presented at the 8th Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Congress, Wellington, New Zealand (poster, presentation and workshop).
  • Roud K, (2019, November) Some don’t like it hot, safeguarding the New Zealand Collection at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, presented at the ASBS & NZPCN Joint Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Papers

Student Projects

  • University of Melbourne Master of Urban Horticulture Project:   Glenn P (2015) Development of conjoint plant evaluation and selection for NZ collection.
  • Monash University PhD project: Lam CKC (2016) Landscape variability of Melbourne’s botanic gardens and visitor thermal comfort.
  • University of Melbourne Master of Urban Horticulture internship: Lumsden E (2017) Exploring plant selection methodology for a botanic garden under climate change (undertook a temperature gradient analysis across 20 Australian botanic gardens.)