The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew held a celebratory scientific conference to mark its 250th anniversary during October 12 and 16. Dr. Chen Jin of XTBG was invited to attend the celebration.
Themed with “Plant Conservation for the Next Decade: A Celebration of Kew’s 250th Anniversary”, the conference showcases Kew’s conservation research and lectures from leading international research scientists.
At the event, Dr. Chen Jin talked about the management of botanical gardens and the role of biodiversity conservation XTBG plays.
XTBG and Kew have been keeping good cooperation ties for many years. Some young scientists have been trained at Kew and academic exchanges are frequently held. Professor Sir Peter Crane, former director of KEW, is an adjunct professor of XTBG.