Event Details

Welcome to Mount Stuart at Isle Of Bute

Mount Stuart Trust welcomes the community to the UK User Meeting and PlantNetwork Plant Records Training Day at Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute.

The UK User Meeting is open for all our users and delegates to the PlantNetwork event.


Call For Papers – Share Your Experience

Our focus for the meeting will be Sharing User Experiences and we hope to get as much of the programme as possible to contain presentations from the user community. The programme will be supplemented with sessions covering new and upcoming features.

If you would like to present at the meeting, please get in touch with Havard (Details below).

Draft Agenda

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017

  • 09:00 – Coffee / registration
  • 09:30 Welcome
  • 20 minute introduction to Plant Records for newcomers
  • Label Management.
    What are the options? Successes and challenges at Cambridge University Botanic Garden. Discussion.
  • Strategies for recording and tracking propagation.
    What and what not to record. Barcode options. Discussion.
  • Image Handling
    Storage options. Using external Digital Asset Management Systems. Publishing online. Discussion.
  • 12:30 – Finish

PlantNetwork Programme

(Please register with PlantNetwork at : http://plantnetwork.org/news/plant-records-training-day-plantnetwork-agm-mount-stuart-visit/)

  • 13:00 – Registration at Mount Stuart Café
  • 13:3016:00 Tour of Mount Stuart
  • 19:00 – Meet at local venue for dinner

Thursday, May 4th 2017

  • 09:30 – Start
  • To sign up and for more details, please follow the link above.
  • 15:00 – Finish


Travel to Isle of Bute is by ferry from Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal (See map). Wemyss Bay can be reached by car or by train (1:10, every hour) from Glasgow Airport or Glasgow Central Train Station.

Our host will organize a minibus on Wednesday and Thursday morning at around 08:00 am from Rothesay / The Glenburn Hotel to Mount Stuart. There will also be transporation provided for the evening from Rothesay to the dinner venue.



There are plenty of hotels and B&B’s in Rothesay. We have shortlisted 2 options that are conveniently near each other.

Price and Registration

User Meeting : Free

To sign up for the PlantNetwork programme, please visit: http://plantnetwork.org/news/plant-records-training-day-plantnetwork-agm-mount-stuart-visit/

To register for the User Meeting, please fill in the booking form below


Thank you

We would like to thank Mount Stuart Trust for hosting this event.

UK User Meeting 2017 / PlantNetwork Training Day at Isle Of Bute

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