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    Check out the schedule of events for the 2018 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium

    2018 Schedule

    Dates & Times

    *The following schedule is subject to change.

    Schedule at a glance | Detailed Schedule

     

      Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Evening
    Wednesday, July 11 Pre-symposium tour and workshop at Gourdlandia
    (pre-registration required)
    AHS focus group Cornell campus orientation walking tour
    Pre-symposium workshop at the Lab of Ornithology
    (pre-registration required)
     
    Thursday, July 12 Welcome & Opening Remarks
    ~~~
    Keynote
    ~~~
    Session Block A, B


    Lunch 

     

    Afternoon activities:
    School and youth garden tour
    Guided gorge walking tour
    Campus collections tour
    (advanced sign-up required)
    Dine Around groups
    (sign-up available at registration)
    Friday, July 13 Presentation of Growing Good Kids Book Awards
    ~~~
    Cornell Botanic Gardens Open House
    ~~~
    Session Block C, D

    Dine-alogues:
    Lunch with an "Enthusiast"
     

    Session Block E
    ~~~
    Tour and reception at Ithaca Children's Garden
    (pre-registration required)



     

     
    Saturday, July 14 Panel Discussion
    ~~~
    Session Block F, G
    Lunch

    Post-symposium tour and dinner with cider pairings at the Ithaca Cider House
    (pre-registration required)

     

     

    *The following schedule is subject to change*

    Tuesday July 10, 2018

    1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Check-in and on-site registration in the Plant Science building (outside room 141)


    Wednesday July 11, 2018

    7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Check-in and on-site registration in the Plant Science building (outside room 141) for pre-symposium excursions

    8:15 a.m. Bus for Lab of Ornithology pre-symposium workshop departs from Tower Road, in front of Plant Science building (additional registration required)

    8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Lab of Ornithology pre-symposium workshop (additional registration required)

    8:15 a.m. Shuttle for Gourdlandia pre-symposium tour and workshop departs from Tower Road, in front of Plant Science building (additional registration required)

    8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Gourdlandia pre-symposium tour and workshop (additional registration required)

    4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. American Horticultural Society focus group (advanced sign-up required)

    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Cornell campus orientation walking tour

     

     

    Thursday July 12, 2018

    7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-in and on-site registration open in the Plant Science building (outside room 141)

    7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast in Dining Room at Carl Becker House (for those staying on campus)

    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Coffee and breakfast bites in Plant Science building, room 141 (for those not staying on campus)

    8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Announcements in Plant Science building, room 233

    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote Presentation: Alizé Carrère, Plant Science building, room 233

    10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Session Block A (lecture)

    11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Session Block B (workshop)

    1:00 p.m. Lunch available for pick-up in Plant Science room 141

    1:15 p.m. Bus departs for School and Youth Garden tour (advanced sign-up required)

    1:30 p.m. Assemble for Campus Collections tour and gorge walking tour (advanced sign-up required for each)

    1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Concurrent tours to school and youth gardens, campus collections, and gorge

    6:45 p.m. Dinner on your own or with networking group (sign up at registration table)

     


    Friday July 13, 2018

    7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-in and on-site registration open in the Plant Science building (outside room 141)

    7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast in Dining Room at Carl Becker House (for those staying on campus)

    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Coffee and breakfast bites in Plant Science building, room 141 (for those not staying on campus)

    8:30 a.m. Morning Announcements and presentation of the 2018 Growing Good Kids – Excellence in Children’s Literature Awards in Plant Science building, room 233

    9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Open House at Cornell Botanic Garden

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session Block C (lecture)

    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Session Block D (lecture)

    12:45 p.m.  Lunch available for pick-up in Plant Science room 141

    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Dine-alogues with Cornell enthusiasts in Plant Science building

    2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.  Session block E (workshop)

    4:00 p.m. Board bus for Ithaca Children’s Garden from Tower Road, in front of Plant Science building

    4:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Tours and reception at Ithaca Children’s Garden

    6:30 p.m. Bus returns from Ithaca Children’s Garden, dropping at Carl Becker House

     

     

    Saturday July 14, 2018

    7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Check-in and on-site registration open in the Plant Science building (outside room 141)

    7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast in Dining Room at Carl Becker House (for those staying on campus)

    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Coffee and breakfast bites in Plant Science building, room 141 (for those not staying on campus)

    8:30 a.m. Morning Announcements, Plant Science building, room 233

    8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: Equitable Access to Youth Gardens, Plant Science building, room 233

    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Session Block F (lecture)

    11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Session Block G (workshop)

    12:45 p.m.  Lunch available for pick-up in Plant Science room 141

    5:00 p.m. Bus for post-symposium excursion from Tower Road, in front of Plant Science building (additional registration required)

    5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Post-symposium excursion to Ithaca Cider House for tour and farm-to-table dinner