Schedule Overview

Schedule Overview

Below is the current overview of the schedule during the conference. A few weeks prior to the conference, we'll be posting more details on each specific session, speaker bios, and detailed times and rooms.

Pre-Conference: Thursday January 25th

9:00am - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 1:00pm
01:30pm - 4:30pm

6:30pm - 8:00pm

6.30pm - 7.30pm

New Beginners Growers School

Lunch on your own
Advanced Grower School Sympiosium

Trade Show Opening

Conference Registration is open in the lobby
Trade Show open in the Howard Ballroom Foyer

Meet and Greet with light hors d'oeuvre

Conference Kick-Off - Keynote Speaker: Ko Klaver

How to play in the Major League of Floriculture !


Conference Day 1: Friday January 26th

07:30am - 08:00am
08:00am - 08:30am
08:35am - 9:30am
09:30am - 10:45am
10:45am - 11:00pm
11.15am -  12:15pm
12:15pm -  01:30pm
01:30pm - 02:30pm
02:30pm - 03:30pm
03:30pm - 03:45pm
03:45pm - 04:45pm
05:00pm - 06:30pm

06:30pm - 08:30pm

On-SIte Registration Desk Open
Welcome from Mayor Berkowitz
Morning Keynote by Michael LoBue
UAA Jerry Rubin Business Marketing
Morning Break
UAA Jerry Rubin Public Policy
Lunch & Regional APGA Meetings
Afternoon Keynote by Dr. Mei Rose
Jennifer Christensen, Social Media
Afternoon Break
Joshua Scholten, Peony Shop Holland
Relax and prepration for Banquet

Howard Rock A/B Room               Awards Banquet and APGA General Members Meeting. Followed by a brief APGA Board of Directors meeting.

Conference Day 2: Saturday January 27th

07:30am - 08:00am
08:00am - 08:15am
08:20am - 08:35am
08:40am - 09:40am
09:45am - 10:30am
10:30am - 11:25am
11:30am - 12:15pm
12:15pm - 01:30pm
01:30pm - 02:20pm
02:25pm - 03:20pm
03:25pm - 04:20pm
04:30pm - 5:00pm

On-SIte Registration Desk Open
Welcome & Announcements
Farm Bureau update
Morning Keynote by Kelly Perry
Breakout Sessions
Breakout Sessions
Breakout Sessions                            Lunch & Committee Meetings
Afternoon Keynote - Steve Catando
Breakout Sessions
Eric Johnson  Alaska DNR
Round Table Discussions
Closing remarks

Post Conference: Sunday January 28th

09:00am - 12:00pm

12.00pm - 01.00pm

01.00pm - 03.00pm

Floral Design Workshop hosted by Rachael Lord - Flower Design Session-1.

Lunch, on your own

Floral Design Workshop hosted by Rachael Lord - Flower Design Session-2.