Rapid Change in Himalayan Ethnobotany. March 4, 2021. Online. This free webinar will be a discussion, led by SHP’s Ann Armbrecht, with ethnobotanists Jan Salick, PhD, and Robbie Hart, PhD, about how climate change is affecting the flora of the Himalaya regions. Specific topics to be discussed will include how rising temperatures affect plant elevation ranges and phenology and how pollination, livelihoods, and harvesting are affected. More information.
Medicinal Lichens. March 16, 2021. Online. This webinar will explore lichens, organisms consisting of both fungal and algal tissue that contain beneficial compounds originating from each. Subjects to be presented will include the different types of lichens, medicinal uses of these organisms, and how to prepare them for use. More information.
Food Fraud Part I. March 17, 2021. Online. This online session seeks to educate associations, standardizing bodies, and government officials about fraud and how to prevent it, specifically elaborating on fraud concepts, those who are affected, the most prominent risks and trends in the global supply chain, and how to address them. More information.
Environmental Health Symposium. April 14-17, 2021. Online. This event will feature presentations centered on environmental sources of toxin exposures and their role as the root cause of chronic medical conditions. Specific topics to be addressed will include how to assess disease through an environmental exposure approach, how exposure to toxins affects immunity, how toxin exposure may increase COVID-19 risk, and more. More information.
20th International Congress of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology. April 18-21, 2021. Online. This international event will bring together esteemed scientists from all over the world to attend plenary lectures, poster sessions, and discussions with the goal of increasing the collective knowledge of traditional medicinal products, their influence in pharmacopeias, and how natural products factor into drug discovery, nutrition, and applied chemistry. More information.
Southwest Conference on Botanical Medicine. March 26-28, 2021. Online. This online event will be replete with talks, expert-led panel discussions, and a pre-conference intensive focused on botanical medicine specifically exploring topics including botanical strategies for inflammatory bowel disease, naturopathic approaches to pain, CBD and mental health, and others. Discount code "SWstu" allows discount registration. Please add "ABC Student" to the comments section on the registration page. More information.
Midwest Women's Herbal Conference. May 28-30, 2021. Online. Leading experts in herbalism and women's wisdom will attend this virtual conference for talks, workshops, a virtual marketplace, and other activities focused on herbal medicine and traditions. More information.
The Mexican Healthy Products Summit. New Date: June 10-12, 2021. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This invitation-only trade show and conference is targeted toward attendees who wish to expand their business into the Mexican market and seeks to connect product suppliers with vendors and distributors. More information.
Cannabis Conference. Aug. 24-26, 2021. Las Vegas, NV. This meeting invites cultivators, retailers, manufacturers, and others working in the cannabis industry to attend talks and tour exhibitions presented by the industry's leading professionals aimed toward educating attendees on the latest technologies, solutions, and services that are expanding the hemp and hemp-derived product market. More information.
ISEO 2021 51st International Symposium on Essential Oils. Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, 2021. Nicosia, Northern Cyprus. This international gathering invites essential oil researchers from all over the world to network, exchange information, and explore the emerging trends in the fields of essential oils, natural volatiles, flavors, and fragrances. More information.
The Southern Hemp Expo. Sept. 2-4, 2021. Nashville, TN. This exhibition and trade show will bring together members from all sectors of the hemp industry including business, marketing, manufacturing, and farming to network, share knowledge, and explore the future opportunities and challenges in the exponentially expanding hemp market. More information.
14th World Congress on Polyphenols Applications. Sept. 23-24, 2021. Valencia, Spain. Experts from both academia and industry will convene at this annual conference to present and discuss recent findings in the applied research of polyphenols and their impact in the fields of nutrition, pharmaceutical science, microbiology, and biotechnology. The theme of this year's conference will be: "Polyphenols 2021: Strategies, Innovations, and Challenges." More information.