Registrations now open for the 2023 IPPS Conference in Auckland
A sneak preview of speakers:
Jack Hobbs will officially open the conference and talk on 'Plant Breeding at the Auckland Botanic Gardens'
Ross Bicknell (Plant and Food Research) 'Grape Rootstock Research'
Jeff Elliott 'Navigating the Importation Process'
Dr Revel Drummond (Plant and Food Research) 'Gene Editing'
Chris Barnaby 'New Treaty-related requirements for protecting native plant varieties'
Ian Swan 'Experiences and trials growing rhododendrons in straight coir and coir bark mixes'
Peter Brass 'Life after retirement'
Hayden Foulds '50 years of International Rose Trials'
Amy Clark – 2022 Young Achiever will talk about her experiences winning this and then competing in the Young Horticulturist of the Year.
Field trips out to the south & to the west of Auckland including Zealandia Horticulture, Nga Rakau Nurseries, Waimea Plant Production, Blooming Hill Flowers, Auckland Botanic Gardens to name a few, giving you a great cross section of plant propagation & growing environments.
Catch up with old friends and colleagues, enjoy learning new ways to “plotting your course” and make new connections while enjoying all that Auckland has to offer.
Click here for further details and to register online