Orchid Society

IPA "Focus On Phals" Day

  • 08 Sep 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Bedford Town Hall, Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH
In conjunction with the monthly New Hampshire Orchid Society meeting, IPA is pleased to present a great Speakers’ Day, Focusing on Phalaenopsis. This day-long event will include keynote speaker, Dr. Ron McHatton, COO of the AOS, who will cover in-depth pest and disease control applicable to all orchids. Joining him will be Carlos Fighetti, IPA President, examining Phal. species and their variants, and Carri Raven-Riemann, past IPA President and current regional director, sharing some of the newest directions in breeding as seen in Taiwan.

Registration deadline is August 24th.

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Registration form


8:30 - 9:15 am
Morning Refreshments & Sales Tables Open

9:30 - 10:15 am
Carlos Fighetti: Phal Species & Their Variants – Are They or Not?

10:30 - 11:15 am
Carri Raven-Riemann: The Best, the Brightest, the Smallest - New Breeding Directions in 2012

11:15 - 11:45 am
Mini Auction (to raise funds for future meetings)

11:45 - 12:45 pm
Lunch Break & Sales Tables Open

12:45 - 1:30 pm
Review of the Show Table

1:30 - 2:15 pm
Ron McHatton, PhD: New Approaches to Pest & Disease Control 

2:15 - 2:45 pm
Roundtable Discussion with the Speakers

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