National Native Seed Conference

Call for Abstracts

Deadline: January 6, 2023

The National Native Seed Conference invites you to submit an abstract for oral and poster presentations for the 2023 conference. The NNSC is dedicated to the science, practice, and policy of producing and effectively using native seed. The conference supports the America the Beautiful Executive Order, National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration, and the U.N. Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The theme for the conference is Cultivating the Restoration Supply Chain. Please keep in mind the theme and session topics listed below when submitting an abstract as you will be required to select at least one relevant session for your presentation. Oral presentations are typically 20 minutes (including 5 minutes for questions). Posters will be presented at the poster session on Tuesday, March 28th, 2023.

If you are interested in submitting an idea for a symposium, workshop, or panel, please email [email protected] with details about your proposal (organizer, topic, potential participants, time requested, and summary).


  • Wild seed collection
  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge
  • Industry
  • Seed production
  • Seed based restoration
  • Rare species conservation
  • Partnerships (local, regional, and global)
  • Pollinators and wildlife
  • Genetics
  • Climate change
  • Policies and opportunities
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
  • Seed quality, dormancy, and germination
  • Principles and standards for native seeds
  • Before, during, and after fire

Questions & Notification

Contact [email protected] with questions. Notice of acceptance will be sent on a rolling basis. All notifications will be sent by January 25th, 2023.