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Woody Plant Conference

Woody Plant Conference

Date & Price

Thursday, July 15, 2021
12:30–4:30 pm

Optional Happy Hour
5:00–6:00 pm

Location: Online


Conference Fee: $39

Optional Happy Hour Fee: $10

Join Us for the Virtual Woody Plant Conference

Interested in learning which trees and shrubs will thrive in an ever-changing climate? Want to know more about how revitalizing urban spaces helps connect people with plants? Delve into these topics (and many more) during the 2021 virtual Woody Plant Conference, as the people behind the plants—horticulturists, landscape designers, master gardeners, and more—delve into the latest trends about woody plants. During the virtual conference, connect with other woody plant advocates and share your experiences.

The 2021 Woody Plant Conference is co-sponsored by Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, Morris Arboretum, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and Tyler Arboretum.

The 2021 conference schedule includes:

  • Southern Comfort: Southeastern Trees and Shrubs for a Warming Mid-Atlantic—Bill Cullina
  • Japanese Americans and Their Plant Introductions: A Brief Look—Eric Hsu
  • How to Select Trees That Will Thrive—Hasan Malik
  • Connecting People with Plants: Revitalizing Urban Spaces through Horticulture—Leah Blanton
  • A Park in Six Trees—Georgia Silvera Seamans

Optional Virtual Happy Hour

Connect with some of the day’s speakers and committee members, continue networking with your peers, and enjoy a series of fun trivia games. The virtual happy hour is optional for an additional fee.


Please indicate if you are seeking ISA and LACES credits during your registration.

For more information about this year’s conference speakers and the schedule of events, visit the Woody Plant Conference website.