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April 2018 Update: Conference Schedule Summary

Schedule at a glance …


Conference Schedule Summary [subject to change; Conference Program will supersede.]

Dates, Times & Events                                                                                                  

Tuesday May 29th
12:00 – 2:00  Conference Registration for Board and Judging School & Banquet Guest Registration
8:30 – 9:00  Continental Breakfast for Judging School
8:00-  5:00  Judges School
12:00 – 1:00  Judges School lunch
8:30 – 10:00  Continental Breakfast for Board
9:00 – 5:00  BSI Board Meeting
9:00 – 5:00  Displays &  Exhibits set up
9:00 – 5:00  Set up plant sale room (am), and vendor stocking (pm)
9:00 – 5:00  Set up Show Room/Judging
12:00 – 1:00  BSI Board Luncheon
6:00 – 8:00  Board + Organizers Dinner – on your own

Wednesday May 30th
9:00 – 3:00  Conference Registration & Banquet Guest Registration
9:00 – 2:00  Vendors stock sales room
8:00 – 11:00  More Displays & Exhibits set up
8:30-9:00  Judges & clerks continental breakfast
8:00–11:00 & 2:30–4:30  Registration of Show Plants
9:00–11:00 & 2:30–6:30  Judging of Show Plants
8:00 – 6:30  Setup Show, initial awards
11:30 – 1:30  Official Conference Opening, Lunch, Welcome Address
2:00 – 5:00  Plant Sale opens to registrants w/ early-bird raffle 2:00-2:30

Thursday May 31st
9:00 – 3:00  Conference Registration & Banquet Guest registration
9:00-10:30  Board Meeting & Cryptanthus Society Annual Membership
8:00 – 10:00  Final Award placement
10:00 – 12:00  Plant Show opens to registrants
9:00 – 11:30  Plant Sale open to registrants
1:00 – 9;00 pm  Optional Bus trip to North County – departs promptly!

Friday June 1st
8:00 – 9:30  Continental Breakfast for all
9:00 – 5:00  Plant Show open to public
9:00 – 5:00  Plant Sale open to public
9:30 – 10:30  Seminar I: Peter Waters
10:45 – 11:45  Seminar II: Jeffrey Kent
1:30 – 2:30  Seminar III: Paul Isley
2:45 – 3:45  Seminar IV: Jose Manzanares
6:00-8:00  Rare Plant & Silent Auction with No-host Bar & Heavy Hors d’oeuvres
7:00 – 10:00  Rare Plant Auction
Note:  Speaker order subject to change.

Saturday June 2nd
9:00 – 5:00  Plant Show open to public
9:00 – 5:00  Plant Sale open to public
8:00 – 9:00  Seminar V: Li Ping
9:15-10:15  Seminar VI: Ivón Ramirez
10:30 – 11:30  Seminar V: Pam Koide Hyatt
11:30 – 12:30  Judges Certification Committee
1:00 – 5:00  Urban Local Tours via trolley bus
6:00 – 10:00  No-host  bar with view
7:00 – 10:00  Banquet
Note:  Speaker order subject to change.

Sunday June 3rd
10:30 – 12:00  BSI Board Follow up Meeting
9:00 – 4:00  Plant Show open to public
9:00 – 4:00  Plant Sale open to public
4:00 – 5:30  Break Down of Show Area
4:00 – 5:30  Break Down of Sales Area

 

 

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