Schedule set for 2018 IPPS Eastern Region annual conference

Schedule set for 2018 IPPS Eastern Region annual conference

The four-day event includes several tours, 25 talks by horticulturists on production and propagation and more.

August 9, 2018
Edited by Matt McClellan

The IPPS Eastern Region Conference will be held this year near Philadelphia and Baltimore in Newark, Delaware from September 23-26.

The four-day event includes one full-day and two half-day tours, 25 talks by both international and domestic horticulturists on production and propagation, silent and live auctions, a poster session, a special evening presentation and more.

Tour stops include: Cavano's Perennials, The Perennial Farm, Manor View Farm, Emory Knoll Farms, Foxborough Nursery, Centerton Nursery, Overdevest Nurseries, Rivendell Nursery, North Creek Nurseries, Star Roses & Plants and the University of Delaware Botanic Garden.

This year’s educational program theme is Plant Production around the World “From Backyard to Outback”, providing insights into plant production not only in the Delaware Valley and the surrounding area, but into plant production globally. International as well as local speakers will talk on a variety of topics sharing their expertise, insights and production tips. Download the program here.

For registration information, click here. Room reservations must be made by Sept. 7 to get the discounted group rate at the host hotels. Student scholarships are available to allow qualifying students to register for free. Register by Aug. 13 for a chance to win one of three Early Draw $100 gift cards.

Photo: IPPS tour attendees visit Star Roses & Plants trial beds on a 2012 tour.