The abstract deadline for the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Ethnobiology is January 15th. The meeting will be held in Denver, Colorado from April 11-14, 2012. Visit this link to learn more: http://ethnobiology.org/conference/upcoming
The call for abstract submissions for presentations at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany is open. Click here to submit an abstract. More info is also available on the conference website.
BBC News article (12/21/2011): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16270759
Science Daily news article(12/15/2011): http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111215095243.htm