Program

Conference Program

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Time

Activity

Location

8.00 am

Set up sales room – table layout, sellers table allocation, point of sales and set up for registers

Verandah Sales Area

 

9.00 am and onwards

Access for sellers and assistants only to set up sales plants

Verandah Sales Area

9.00 am to 12.00pm

Competition entries received

Competition Room

10.00 am – 1.00 pm

10.00 am and onwards

Societies and individuals provided access to set up displays

Registration Desk and information open

Auditorium

Sea World Resort Reception post checking in.

12.00 – 1.00 pm

Finalise placement of Competition plants and check prior to judging

Competition Room

1.00 – 6.00 pm

Competition judging – plants and displays

 

Refreshments will be available only for delegates working in the sales area, the display area and also judging.

 

Competition Room and Auditorium.

 

6.30 – 8.30 pm

Welcome BBQ, introduction of guest speakers and sale of ‘first dibbs’ raffle tickets and draw for priority entry to the sales area pre sales to delegates

Plaza area

8.45 pm

First ‘dibbs’ winners into the sales room

Verandah Sales Area

9.00 – 11.00 pm

Plant sales to delegates

Verandah Sales Area

 

 

Friday, October 18, 2019

Time

Activity

Location

8.00 am

8.30 – 3.00 pm

Meet for bus trip

Allocation to buses. First round of buses depart. Boxed lunch provided.

Sea World Resort foyer

9.00 – 3.30 pm

Allocation to buses. Second round of buses depart. Boxed lunch provided.

Conference Centre foyer

9.00 am to 3.00 pm

Bus trip to the following locations:

·         Joncia Garden

·         Retail Therapy Gallery Walk

·         Bruce and Heather Condon

·         Spectrum Nursery Wongawallan

Various sites

3.30 pm

Return to Sea World Resort

Sea World Resort foyer drop off

3.30 – 4.00 pm

Free time

Own space

 

4.00 – 7.00 pm

4.00 – 7.00 p.m.

Plant sales for delegates

Competition viewing for delegates

Verandah Sales Area

Competition Room

 

 

 

7.00 pm to late as you like

Free evening

Choose your own venue to relax and socialize

       

 

 

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Time

Activity

Location

7.30 – 8.30 am

7.30 – 8.30 am

7.30 am

Competition viewing for delegates

Sales for delegates

Registration desk for day delegates and information open

 

Competition Room

Verandah Sales Area

Conference Centre foyer

9.00 am – 12.00 pm

Sales to general public

Verandah Sales Area

8.30 am

Official Opening of Golden Broms 2019

Bobby Powell to be in attendance

Auditorium

8.45 – 9.30 am

Guillermo Rivera – “Ecuador – Bromeliads Paradise”

Auditorium

9.30 – 10.15 am

Arno King – “Landscaping with Alcantareas”

Auditorium

10.15 – 10.45 am

Morning tea

 

10.45 – 11.30 am

Anil Ghodke “Title to be advised”

Auditorium

11.30 – 12.15 am

Barry Genn – “Hybridising and Growing Tillandsias in South East Queensland

Auditorium

12 15 to 1.15 pm

Lunch

 

1.15 – 2.00 pm

Erik van Zuilekom – “From Habitat to City – Aerial Ecologies”

Auditorium

2.00 – 2.45 pm

Arno King – “Title to be advised”

Auditorium

2.45 – 3.15 pm

Afternoon tea

 

 

 

 

4.00 to 5.00pm

4.00 – 5.00 pm

Plant sales to delegates

Competition viewing for delegates

Verandah Sales Area

Competition Room

6.30 – 8.30 pm

Conference Banquet with presentation of awards

Auditorium

8.30 pm

Rare Plant Auction

Auditorium

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Time

Activity

Location

7.30 – 8.30 am

7.30 – 8.30 am

7.30 a.m.

Competition viewing for delegates

Sales for delegates

Registration Desk for day delegates and Information open

 

Competition Room

Verandah Sales Area

Conference Centre foyer

9.00 am – 12 noon

Sales to general public

Verandah Sales Area

8.30 – 9.15 am

Graeme Barclay – “The Kiwi Way – A Tour of Our Talented Hybridists and Species Preservation Projects”

Auditorium

9.15 – 10.00 am

Rebekkah Trevor – “Bromeliads through Young Eyes”

Auditorium

10.00 – 10.30 am

Morning tea

 

10.30 – 11.15 am

Guillermo Rivera – “Title to be advised”

Auditorium

11.15 – 12 noon

Charlie Birdsong – “Title to be advised”.

Auditorium

12 noon to 12.30 pm

Presentation from the Bromeliad Society of New Zealand to promote 2021 conference

Auditorium

12.30 – 1.00 pm

 

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Future Conferences Meeting

 

Lunch

Auditorium

 

2.00 pm

 

Conference closure and farewells

 

2.30 – 4.00 pm

Pack up and bump out

 

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