9th Australasian Orchid Conference and Show 21st-25th August
With PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION AND BOTANICAL ART DISPLAY AND SALE
Registration now open. Further information at www.anos.org.au
The Australian Orchid Nursery is unable to attend due to heavy sales during this period.
Conferences will be a reality for us on retirement in 18/24 months!!
- High Ground Orchids
- Earth to Joy Orchids
- Orchidaceous Supplies
- Sunnyview Orchids
- Windemere Bromeliad & Orchid Nursery
- Orchid Mania
- Sakdisri & Daughters Nursery
Friday August 23rd
9.25 am Opening by Chairman of the Conference Dr. Peter Adams
9.30 am Session 1: Warm growing Australian and Australasian epiphytes
Noel Grundon – ANOS and The Orchadian – yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Robert Reitano. Dendrobium – growing warm sections in sub-tropical and temperate zones.
Peter Adams – A new classification for Dendrobium bigibbum.
1 pm Session 2: Cool growing Dendrobium species and hybrids
David Cannon – Australian native orchid hybridising – where have we come from?
Callyn Farrell – Australian dendrobiums – culture and breeding strategies.
Saturday August 24th
9.30 am Session 3: Australian Aeridinae (Sarcochilus and allies)
Roslyn Capell – Aeridinae hybrids.
Matt Renner – Getting up close and personal with Australian Aeridinae: a functional perspective on flower morphology.
1 pm Session 4: Australian terrestrial orchids – conservation and culture
Helen Richards – Seasonal Australian terrestrial orchids.
Neil Anderton – Conservation projects for endangered terrestrial orchids.
Sunday August 25th
9.30 am Session 5: ANOS Judging
Dave Groffen – Judging Dendrobium section Spatulata.
Sheryl Lawson – Judging Aeridinae.
Further speakers TBA.
There will time allowed for extensive discussion at the end of each session.