Russian Symposium

We are glad to invite you to take part in the 
International Lilac conference dedicated to 125th Birthday Anniversary of 
Leonid Kolesnikov – outstanding Russian lilac breeder 

May, 21-28, 2018 
Russia, Moscow, May 21-24, 2017, St. Petersburg, May 25-28, 2018 


Please be advised that the Early Bird Rate deadline for the conference has been extended till January 15, 2018.  Also, due to difficulties in remitting payment overseas, we will be allowed to pay in cash upon arrival.  If you will need a Russian visa please send a copy of your passport along with your registration form by mid-January.  The Planning Committee would greatly appreciate your sending in your paperwork as soon as possible. Form and passport copy can be emailed to:

Sessions of the conference:
  1. Lilac species in collections and gardening 
  2. Historical cultivars in modern collections: search, conservation, study. 
  3. Modern directions of selection and hybridization of lilac. 
  4. Techniques of lilac propagation (incl. biotechnology) 
  5. Cultivation and ways of protection against diseases and pests 
  6. Lilac and its lovers (festivals, events, tours, unusual collections) 
Sessions 1-5 will be held in Moscow, May, 21-24, 2018
Session 6 will be held in St. Petersburg, May, 26-27, 2018

For more details, view the registration and hotel information below
Candace Wentz,
Oct 2, 2017, 5:31 AM