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Botanica2020 Conference Program


Botanica2020 18th-20th September 2020

Botanica2020 runs over 3 full days with over 30 conference presentations, an engaging live virtual trade show and a landmark live aromatherapy educators panel discussing questions raised by botanica2020 delegates.

Depending on your registration access, you will be participating in either a limited 2-day pass for 18th & 19th September (ACORN pass) or a full 3-day pass 18th-20th September (OAK or GROVE pass).

In addition to the 18 live conference sessions, there are 8 one-hour masterclasses and a further 16 pre-recorded 30- minute lectures to access on-demand.

All live conference lectures are followed by Q&A

All times are British Summer Time/ GMT+1

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

DAY ONE: CONFERENCE PROGRAM 18TH SEPTEMBER

TIME

GMT+1

LIVE SESSIONS

08.30 – 09.20

Welcome to botanica2020 opening session with Rhiannon LEWIS (FRANCE) and Sophie GATTEFOSSÉ MOYRAND (FRANCE): Celebrating the life of René-Maurice GATTEFOSSÉ.

09.45 – 10.15

Anne MORO L’KAISSI (REUNION): Aromatherapy to improve humanitarian cleft lip and palate surgery in Madagascar.

10.45 – 11.15

Adriana NUNES WOLFFENBÜTTEL (BRAZIL): Psychological and physiological efficacy of Citrus aurantium and Citrus sinensis essential oils by inhalation: their effects on depression and the immune system.

11.45 – 12.15

Ruta ALDONYTE (LITHUANIA): Essential oils as multifunctional tools to mitigate devastating effects of air pollution on human health.

PAUSE
13.30 – 14.20

Welcome back with Rhiannon LEWIS (FRANCE) and Rachel HERZ (USA): The Role of Odor-Evoked Memory in Psychological and Physiological Health.

14.45 – 15.15

Jonathan BENAVIDES (THE NETHERLANDS): Re-connecting: Using aromatherapy for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

15.45 - 16.15

Danielle SADE (CANADA): Aromatic psychodynamics: coming full circle.

16.45 - 17.15

Pam CONRAD (USA): Obstetric pharmacology: remedies and risks and how they relate to herbs and essential oils.

17.45 – 18.15

Matthew Allan JONES (UK): Extracts of Boswellia sacra syn. carterii oleoresin exhibit cytotoxic activity and induce apoptosis across multiple cancer cell lines.

18.45 - 19.15

Samo KREFT (SLOVENIA): Phytochemical, pharmacological and clinical investigations of extract from silver fir (Abies alba) branches.

DAY TWO: CONFERENCE PROGRAM 19TH SEPTEMBER

TIME

GMT+1

LIVE SESSIONS

08.30 – 09.20

Welcome to botanica2020 opening session with Rhiannon LEWIS (FRANCE) and Professor Thomas RUSTEMEYER (THE NETHERLANDS): Contact Dermatitis caused by essential oils: implications for patients and practitioners.

09.45 – 10.15

Joy BOWLES (AUSTRALIA): Aromatherapy at a crossroads: wholism, ingestion and pharmacological uses of essential oils.

10.45 – 11.15

Stribor MARKOVIC (CROATIA): Essential oils and drug interactions: should we be concerned?

11.45 – 12.15

Didier PESONI (FRANCE), Marco VALUSSI (Italy), Pascale FRENNET (Belgium): Antiviral and virucidal properties of essential oils: A systematic review

PAUSE
13.30 – 14.20

Welcome back with Rhiannon LEWIS (FRANCE) and Susan LEOPOLD (USA): Susan LEOPOLD (USA): Defining sustainability in a complex global supply chain: perspective from the front lines of conservation of aromatic plants.

14.45 – 15.15

Sally GOULDSTONE (UK): Does the aromatherapy sector have a part to play in nature conservation?

15.45 - 16.15

Ann HARMAN (USA): The pillars of distillation: responsible, ethical, safe and sustainable practices for production and uses of hydrosols and essential oils.

16.45 - 17.15

Christa OBUCHOWSKI (USA): Conscious wildcrafting and distillation: perspectives of a perfumer and distiller.

18.00 – 19.30

Roundtable discussion panel with leading Aromatherapy Educators with questions raised by botanica2020 delegates.

PRE-RECORDED SESSIONS - TIMINGS NOT APPLICABLE - AVAILABLE FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT

SPEAKER AND LECTURE TITLE

Farida IRANI (AUSTRALIA): Ways to approach fear and anxiety in this current time (divided into 3 parts: Introduction, Meditation and Q&A)

Barbara DANIEL-LEPPICH (GERMANY): Trauma therapy and grief work after drastic life events: The role of psycho-aromatherapy.

Karen LAWTON (UK): Sustainability in herbal healthcare: Community medicine gardens.

Kelly ABLARD (USA): Plants in Peril: Essential oils and climate change.

Jonathan MIDDENDORF (BULGARIA): Essences-Bulgaria: Rare and unique essential oils and sustainable use of local forest ecosystems.

Marju KIVI (PORTUGAL): Naturalness essential oil distillery: Observing the natural plant growing cycle with Cistus ladaniferus.

Sawsan SALEH (PALESTINE): The Association of Women’s Action for Training and Rehabilitation: Empowering women in rural areas of Palestine through production of aromatic herbs and essential oils.

Jana BERGANT (SLOVENIA): Project Bonistra: Connecting small producers and distillers in the Istrian peninsula.

Roula ALI-ADEEB (SYRIA): Roses for Syria: Hydrolats and essential oils to support the lack of medicines due to war and sanctions.

Petra RATAJC (SLOVENIA): Pharmacology is the new chemistry: How pharmacological research impacts modern aromatherapy.

Jacqui STRINGER (UK): Efficacy of essential oils in acute cancer care: what does it look like?

Linda-Anne KAHN (USA): Aromatherapy as part of an integrative approach for lipedema and lymphedema management.

Nina KOCEVAR GLAVAC (SLOVENIA): Natural Cosmetics: exploring ingredients, safety, cosmetic effects and legislation

Paul DUFFY (UK): Aromatherapy inhalation as a prompt for relaxation within a hypnotherapy session: an experiential session

Julia WILLIAMS (UK): Move and Flow with Tripudio Movement Systems

Dilis CLARE (IRELAND): Herbal approaches to Viral respiratory distress and post viral recovery: Lessons and strategies.

Carol ROSE (NEW ZEALAND): The Efficacy of Aromatherapy in Palliative Care: a clinical perspective

Valerie EDWARDS-JONES (UK): Are essential oils a real alternative for antibiotics?

DAY THREE: MASTERCLASS PROGRAM 20TH SEPTEMBER AVAILABLE TO OAK AND GROVE REGISTRATIONS CLICK HERE TO SEE THE DETAILS!

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