Established in 1950

Januari 2018 Update: Conference Schedule Summary

[subject to change; Conference Program will supersede.]


Tuesday    8:00 a.m. Judges School and 9:00 a.m. BSI board meeting; show/displays set-up

May 29th    12:00–2:00 Conference registration; Board and WBC organizers dinner

Wednesday  9:00–3:00 Conference registration

May 30th    8:00–11:00 & 2:00–4:00 Intake for show plants & 8:00–11:00 & 2:00–7:00 judging

11:30 a.m. – Opening Session, Lunch and Welcome Address.

Plant Sale opens to registrants only 2:00–5:00 with early-bird raffle 2:00­–2:30.

Thursday   9:00-11:30 Plant Sale & 10:00–11:30 Plant Show to registrants only

May 31st   10:00–11:30 Judges Certification Committee

           1:00 departure: Optional Bus Excursion afternoon, ending at SD Botanic Garden

(Optional Bus Excursion is $60 per participant.)

Friday     8:30 Continental breakfast for all registrants.

June 1st    9:00–5:00 Plant Sale & Show (Plant Sale opens to the public this day & thereafter)

           9:00–3:30 Seminars/speakers

5:00–10:00 p.m. No-host bar reception and Rare Plant Auction

Saturday   9:00–11:30 Show and Sales

June 2nd    9:00–11:30 Seminars/speakers

1:00–5:00 Urban Local Tours via trolley bus to member homes & Botanical Building in Balboa Park (included for all registrants).

6:00–7:00 p.m. No-host bar reception, Sunset Deck with views of Mission Bay

7:00–10:00 p.m. Evening banquet and keynote speech.

Sunday     9:00–4:00 Show and Sales

June 3rd    8:30–10:00 BSI Board meeting

10:00–12:00 Cryptanthus Society Annual Membership Meeting



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