The Botany 2018 conference will be held in Rochester, Minnesota, USA on July 21–25, 2018. Sections cover plant development and structure, ecology, economic botany, ferns, bryophtes, lichens, genetics, biogeography, paleobotany, ecophyisology, etc. The conference includes symposia and colloquia, workshops, field trips as well as awards from different sections. IAWA Symposium “100 years of Baileyan Trends – Wood Evolution, Function and Future” will be held in the morning of July 24th, organized by Cynthia Jones, Elizabeth Wheeler, and Pieter Baas. Early-bird registration ends on June 1st. Please check the website for detailed information: http://www.botanyconference.org/http://www.botanyconference.org Shan Li, China