Calendar

Date Activity WP Location
Jan. 13, 2015 7th BOT-ERA Consortium Meeting 2.4 Jordan
Jan. 13, 2015 Workshop: H2020 Marie Curie Research
and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)
2 Jordan
Jan. 6, 2015 Workshop on Conservation of Wild
Plant Species
using in vitro Plant
Cryopreservation
2 Jordan
Nov. 4-6, 2014 Training on Access and Benefit Sharing
(ABS) and Convention on International
Trade in Endangered Species of Wild
Flora and Fauna (CITES)
2 Jordan
Sept. 2014 BOT-ERA mentioned in HMSCR Newsletter
and
Annual Reports
3 Jordan
June 16-20, 2014 Participation in and presentation at
conference: “Enhanced Genepool Utilization
‒ Capturing wild relative and landrace
diversity for crop improvement”
3 Cambridge, UK
June 15, 2014 6th Consortium meeting 2.4 Cambridge, UK
June 2014 Publication of BOT-ERA
Newsletter No. 3
3 Online
May 17, 2014 Deadline for receiving feedback from
stakeholders on the National Plant
Strategy
Amman
April 10, 2014 National Workshop on the Wild
Socioeconomic
Plant Conservation
Strategy for Jordan

3

Amman
April 8-9, 2014 International Conference on
Socioeconomic Wild Plant Conservation
and Use in the Fertile Crescent

3

Amman
Jan. 29, 2014 5th Consortium Meeting

2.4

Amman
Jan. 27-28, 2013 Horizon 2020 Workshop

2

Amman
Dec. 2013 Conservation genetics training
at Jodrell Laboratory

2

Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew, UK
Nov. 3, 2013 Presentation at the JOCHERA
Final Conference

3

Amman
August 22 –
Sept. 2, 2013
Conservation training:
Development of the Wild
Socioeconomic Plant
Conservation Strategy

3.4

Portugal
July &
August 2013
MSB seed banking and seed
conservation training

2

Kew’s Millennium Seed
Bank, Wakehurst, UK
July 1-5,
2013
RBGJ attends Plant Life of
South West Asia conference

3

RBGE
Edinburgh, UK
June 20-22,
2013
4th Consortium meeting

2.4

Luxembourg
May 27, 2013 Meeting to build communication and
synergies between MEDSPRING
and ERAWIDE projects

3

Higher Council for
Scientific Research (HCSR)
Amman, Jordan
May 26 –
June 2, 2013
RBG-IRD Collaboration. Scientific
visit and training on cryopreservation
and follow-up on research

2

Institut de recherche pour
le développement
(IRD)
Montpellier, France
May 12, 2013 Informal meeting with an
Institutional Advancement Expert

3

RBG Admin Office,
Amman, Jordan
April 30, 2013 Jordanian Plants Cryopreservation
Project, 1st report

2.2.3

April 18-19,
2013
FP7 Project Management and
Financial Reporting Conference

1.2

Madrid, Spain
April 16-18,
2013
“Getting Ready for Horizon 2020″
workshop
conference, networking
and
dissemination of materials

3.4

Landmark Hotel,
Amman, Jordan
April 14, 2013 BOT-ERA conference meeting, and
tour of RBG site with JOCHERA
coordinator Dr. Abeer Bawab
3 RBG, Tal Al-Rumman, Jordan
April 13, 2013 Selection of species for
cryopreservation, and application
of MTA to access seeds and plant
materials
2 RBG, Tal Al-Rumman, Jordan
April 11, 2013 Plant collecting workshop

2

RBG, Tal Al-Rumman, Jordan
April 6-14,
2013
Plant specimen and seed
collecting trip, and updating
of plants lists for Jordan’s
nature reserves

2

Nature Reserves
in Jordan
April 1, 2013 Preparation and signing of
in-house contract with the
Hamdi Mango Center for
Scientific Research (HMCSR)
2 HMCSR
Amman, Jordan
March 13, 2013 BOT-ERA conference
organizing committee meeting
3 RBG Admin Office,
Amman, Jordan
March 12, 2013 Presentation at NCARE
scientific day
Promotion of BOT-ERA, RBG and
FP7 within Jordan
2.3 NCARE
Baaqa, Jordan
March 4-5,
2013
Consortium meeting 2 1 Kew, UK
Feb. 13, 2013 Skype meeting: Ecogeographic data
and the conservation strategy and
action plan for Jordan (T. Abu Taleb,
S. Saifan, N. Maxted, J. Brehm)
2.4 Amman, Jordan,
Birmingham, UK
& Portugal
Feb. 10-20,
2013
Compilation of Checklist of the
Flora of Jordan (H. Taifour and
Dr. A. Al-Oglah Daradkah from the
RBG Visit Kew)
2 Kew, UK
Jan. 23-25,
2013
Participation in MIRA international
conference, networking and
dissemination of materials
3 Marrakesh,
Morocco
Jan. 12-18,
2013
Initiation of cryopreservation
project with IRD France
2 Tal Al-Rumman
& Amman, Jordan
Nov. 25-28,
2012
Workshop on IUCN Red Listing
of Threatened Plant Species

2

Amman International
Hotel, Jordan
Oct. 22-23,
2012
International Conference on
Mediterranean Countries and EU
Opportunities, with a presentation
on BOT-ERA and dissemination of
promotional materials

3

Meridien Hotel
Amman, Jordan
Sept. 25, 2012 Completion of the first draft of a
comprehensive checklist of the
flora of Jordan

2

Tal Al-Rumman,
Jordan
Sept. 3, 2012 Technical Workshop on Establishing
Species Conservation Priorities
in Jordan

4

Landmark Hotel,
Amman, Jordan
July 12, 2012 Workshop on EU FP7 funding
opportunities
for Jordanian
research organisations

3

NCARE Auditorium
Baqa’a, Jordan
July 11, 2012 1st Consortium meeting

1

Ibis Hotel
Amman, Jordan
June 5-15,
2012
Herbarium techniques and
digitisation training course

2

KEW
London, UK
May 29, 2012 Technical meeting on
considerations for developing
a plant conservation strategy
for Jordan

4

RBG
Jordan
May 13-17,
2012
Herbarium techniques training
course

2

Royal Botanic Garden
Tal Al-Rumman, Jordan
April 16-19,
2012
Advanced training workshop on
national strategy
development
and plant conservation

2

Malt House Conference
Facility, Lyme Regis, UK
March 2012 Establishment of the BOT-ERA
Steering Committee

1

Feb. 16, 2012 BOT-ERA kick-off meeting

1

Royal Botanic Garden
Tal Al-Rumman, Jordan
Feb. 15, 2012 BOT-ERA project launch

1

Amman International Hotel
Amman, Jordan