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    Great Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington area July 12-15, 2017

    2017 Schedule

    Dates & Times

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    Schedule at a glance | Detailed Schedule

     

      Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Evening
    Wednesday, July 12 Pre-symposium tour of Portland school gardens
    (pre-registration required)
       
    Pre-symposium excursion to The Oregon Garden
    (pre-registration required)
     
    Thursday, July 13 Welcome & Opening Remarks
    ~~~
    Concurrent Sessions

    Concurrent Sessions
    ~~~
    Lunch and presentation of the 2017 Growing Good Kids – Excellence in Children’s Literature Awards and Jane L. Taylor Award

    Keynote

       
    Friday, July 14 Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions
    ~~~
    Lunch
      Evening on your own
    Saturday, July 15 Concurrent Sessions Lunch and Keynote

    Post-symposium excursion to Our Table Cooperative for tour and 3-course farm-to-table dinner
    (pre-registration required)

     

     

    Detailed Schedule


    *The following schedule may be subject to change*

    Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

     

    Tuesday July 11, 2017


    1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Check-in and on-site registration at the Hilton Vancouver

     

     

    Wednesday July 12, 2017


    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Check-in and on-site registration at the Hilton Vancouver for pre-symposium excursions

    8:30 a.m. Bus for Portland school gardens pre-symposium excursion departs the Hilton Vancouver (additional registration required)

    8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Portland school gardens pre-symposium excursion (additional registration required)

    9:00 a.m. Bus for The Oregon Garden pre-symposium excursion departs the Hilton Vancouver (additional registration required)

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Oregon Garden pre-symposium excursion (additional registration required)

     

     

    Thursday July 13, 2017


    7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Check-in and on-site registration open at the Hilton Vancouver

    7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast in Heritage Ballroom

    8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Announcements

    9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session Block A (lecture)

    10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Session Block B (lecture)

    12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch in Heritage Ballroom, presentation of the 2017 Growing Good Kids – Excellence in Children’s Literature Awards and Jane L. Taylor Award

    1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Keynote Presentation in Heritage Ballroom: “Tomorrow’s Flowers: garden educators plant seeds for the future” Philip Lee and Rick Swann

    2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Session Block C  (workshop)

     

     

    Friday July 14, 2017


    7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Check-in and on-site registration open at the Hilton Vancouver

    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast in Heritage Ballroom

    9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Session Block D (lecture)

    10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session Block E (workshop)

    12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch in Heritage Ballroom

    2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Session Block F (lecture)
     

     

    Saturday July 15, 2017


    7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Check-in and on-site registration open at the Hilton Vancouver

    7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast in Heritage Ballroom

    9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session Block G (lecture)

    10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break (Vancouver Farmer's Market open outside hotel)

    10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session Block H (workshop)

    12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch in Heritage Ballroom

    1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Keynote Presentation: "Comic Misadventures of Lewis and Clark" Brian "Fox" Ellis

    3:00 p.m. Bus for post-symposium excursion departs Hilton Vancouver (additional registration required)

    3:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Post-symposium excursion to Our Table Cooperative for tour and farm-to-table dinner (additional registration required)