WBC20 Schedule of Events*

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Orlandiana '12
20th World Bromeliad Conference
September 24 – October 1, 2012

Monday, September 24
All Day Hotel Check In, rooms available
Tuesday, September 25
9:00am-9:30pm BSI Annual General Meeting (Everyone Invited)-Curacao 5
9:30am-5:00pm BSI Board Meeting-Curacao 5
9:00am-5:00pm Judges School #1-Curacao 7
12:00pm-1:00pm BSI Board Luncheon/Judges School Luncheon-Curacao 6
Wednesday, September 26
9:00am-5:00pm Plant Auction Prep Room Open-Curacao 3
9:00am-5:00pm Raffle Holding & Prep Room Open-Curacao 2
9:00am-5:00pm Conference Registration-Grand Sierra Registration-North
11:00am-12:00pm Welcome to Orlandiana 2012-Grand Sierra E Keynote Speaker: Jay Thurrott-BSI Welcome
1:00pm-4:00pm Raffle & Silent Auction Items-Open-Grand Sierra Foyer-North
1:00pm-8:00pm Show Entries & Art Show Entries Accepted/Classification & Placement Grand Sierra Hall, Rms F,G,H,I
1:00pm-8:00pm Sale Area-Vendor Set Up-Pavilion Area
1:00pm-8:00pm Society & Commercial Displays Set up-Areas Vary
1:00pm-4:00pm Bus Tours to Homes (Free for registrants)-Meet in front of the convention area
8:00pm-9:30pm Meet & Greet All Registrants-Curacao 5 & 6
Thursday, September 27 - SHOW DAY
7:30am-8:30am Late Show Entries & Late Are Entries-Grand Sierra Hall
9:00am Judging Begins-Grand Sierra
8:00am-3:00pm Conference Registration-Grand Sierra Registration-North
8:00am-5:00pm Sale Area-Vendor Set Up-Pavilion Area
8:30am-9:00am Judges & Clerks Continental Breakfast-Grand Sierra Foyer-North
9:00am-3:00pm Plant Auction Prep Room Open-Curacao 3
9:00am-5:30pm Raffle Holding & Prep Room Open-Curacao 2
10:00am-12:00pm Raffle & Silent Auction Items Set Up-Grand Sierra Foyer-North
12:00pm-12:30pm Judges & Clerks Luncheon-Grand Sierra E
12:30pm-1:30pm Registrant Luncheon-Grand Sierra E
2:00pm-4:00pm Poster Session-Curacao 7 & 8
12:00pm-5:30pm Raffle & Silent Auction Items-Open-Grand Sierra Foyer-North
12:00pm-5:30pm Selling of Raffle Tickets for Early Sale Entry-Conference Registration Desk-Grand Sierra-North
6:00pm Raffle Drawing for Early Sale Entry/Cash Bar-Grand Sierra Foyer
7:00pm-10:00pm Plant & Art Show Open for Registrants ONLY-Grand Sierra F,G,H,I
7:00pm-10:00pm Sale Area Open for Registrants ONLY-Pavilion Area
7:00pm-10:00pm Plant Holding Area Open-Curacao 1
Friday, September 28
8:00am-5:00pm Conference Registration-Grand Sierra Registration-North
9:00am-5:00pm Plant & Art Show Open- Grand Sierra F,G,H,I
9:00am-5:00pm Sale Area Open- Pavilion Area
9:00am-3:00pm Plant Auction Prep Room Open-Curacao 3 NO DONATIONS AFTER 3PM!
9:00am-5:00pm Raffle Holding & Prep Room Open-Curacao 2
9:00am-5:00pm Plant Holding Area Open-Curacao 1
8:00am-5:00pm Conference Registration-Grand Sierra Registration-North
9:00am-12:00pm Seminars-Curacao 5&6, Curacao 7&8
9am Dr Terrie Bert-Ecology of Bromeliad Genera
10am Dr Larry Giroux-Cryptanthus
11am Andy Siekkinen-In Search of Mexican Silver: Hechtia argentea
9:00am-5:00pm Raffle & Silent Auction Items-Open-Grand Sierra Foyer-North
2:00pm-5:00pm Seminars-Curacao 5&6, Curacao 7&8
2pmEloise Beach-Growing Chester Skotak's Hybrids
3pmBruce Holst-Roraima-tepui..the original Lost World
4pmBarry Landau-Social Media & Bromeliads
6:00pm-7:00pm Preview Auction Items/Cash Bar- Grand Sierra E
7:00pm-10:00pm Rare Plant Auction-Grand Sierra E
Saturday, September 29
9:00am-5:00pm Plant & Art Show Open- Grand Sierra F,G,H,I
9:00am-5:00pm Sale Area Open- Pavilion Area
9:00am-5:00pm Conference Registration-Grand Sierra Registration-North
9:00am-5:00pm Plant Holding Area Open-Curacao 1
9:00am-5:00pm Raffle Holding & Prep Room Open-Curacao 2
9:00am-12:00pm Bus Tour-Leu Gardens-(Small Fee includes Admission Fee)-Meet in front of convention area
9:00am-12:00pm Seminars-Curacao 5&6, Curacao 7&8
9am Dennis Cathcart-Bromeliads in Habitat
10am Peter Bak-The Art of breeding & producing millions of Seedlings
11am Harry Luther-Gardens by the Bay
9:00am-5:00pm Raffle & Silent Auction Items-Open-Grand Sierra Foyer-North
1:00pm-4:00pm Bus Tour-Natural Habitat-(Small Fee)-Meet in front of convention area
6:00pm-7:00pm Cash Bar-Grand Sierra Foyer-North
7:00pm Banquet-Grand Sierra E - Keynote Speaker: Tom Wolfe-BSI Past
Guest Speaker-Tom Buchter –BSI Future; Judges Ceremony
Sunday, September 30
9:00am-3:00pm Plant & Art Show Open- Grand Sierra F,G,H,I
9:00am-3:00pm Sale Area Open- Pavilion Area
9:00am-3:00pm Plant Holding Area Open-Curacao 1
9:00am-12:00pm Cryptanthus Society Annual Membership & Board Meeting Curacao 5
10:00am-12:00pm Dept of Agriculture Plant Inspection-Phyto Certificates Issued- Curacoa 2
3:00pm Break Down of Plant, Sales & Art Areas
Monday, October 1
9:00am-2:15pm Commercial Nurseries Tours (Small Fee includes lunch)-Meet in front of the convention area
Additional Information
Speaker Biographies
Tour Flier and Registration
Banquet Form
Updated 08/05/2012

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