2015 International Plant Trials Conference
- Longwood Gardens,1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348, United States
- Mon, 2015-08-24 (All day)
- Thu, 2015-08-27 (All day)
If you conduct or use plant trials, save the date for this cutting-edge conference focusing on the latest research and techniques of trialing annual, perennial and woody plants.
Professionals from around the world will converge to share ideas and evaluation strategies, develop trialing standards, and explore the plant characteristics demanded by plant buyers and growers.
The International Trials Conference debuted at RHS Garden Wisley in England in 2011, hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society. The 2013 conference was held at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, USA. The 2015 conference is being held in conjunction with the Farwest Trade Show, produced by the Oregon Association of Nurseries, in the heart of U.S. nursery country: Portland, Oregon.
The conference kicks off Monday evening, August 24, welcome reception at the beautiful Lan Su Chinese Garden to set the stage for meaningful networking and dialog in the plant trial community. Tuesday will be devoted to learning sessions at the host hotel, The Benson, followed by the opportunity to dine at delicious Portland restaurants in small groups with conference speakers. Wednesday will be devoted to visiting trial sites and premier nurseries. Thursday, August 27, will offer additional educational sessions in conjunction with Farwest seminars, after which you are encouraged to take advantage of all that the Farwest Trade Show has to offer: New Varieties Showcase, seminars, Growers Showcase featuring edibles and pollinator-friendly plants selected by Great Plant Picks, more than 400 exhibitors, many of which are some of the best growers in the country. The trade show runs through Saturday, August 29.
Oregon Association of Nurseries
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