National Floriculture Forum: 1999-2017

Click on the dates below for more information or reports about each event.

Date                                             
Location                     
Theme                                     
Coordinator
March 1-4, 2018Central FloridaEnvironmental Awareness and Urban
Horticulture
Dr. Liz Felter
March 17-19, 2017Philadelphia, PAHow to get younger people involved in the industryKrystal Snyder
Jan. 23-29, 2016Holland & GermanyInternational horticulture & IPMMark Bridgen
March 6-7, 2015Minneapolis, MNMarketing of plants in floricultureTerry Ferriss
May 14-15, 2014Winnipeg, CanadaSphagnum peat industry in actionChris Currey, Brian Krug, Mike Evans
March 22-24, 2013Portsmouth, NHCreative thinking, creative funding: research, extension, and teaching programs and consortiumsStephanie Burnett, Brian Krug, Roberto Lopez, Neil Mattson
2012 (not held)N/AN/AN/A
March 10-11, 2011Dallas, TXPartnerships, alliances, brands and initiativesCharles Hall
2010 (not held)N/AN/AN/A
March 6-7, 2009Miami/Apopka, FLSustainability in the real worldPaul Fisher
Feb. 22-24, 2008Raleigh, NCReaching outBrian Whipker
Jan. 21-27, 2007Holland & GermanyInternational floricultureMark Bridgen
Feb. 23-26, 2006Grand Rapids, MISurvival strategies for floriculture programsErik Runkle
Feb. 25-27, 2005Chicago, ILA return to key issues facing floriculture professionalsPaul Thomas
Feb. 20-22, 2004Miami, FL (Fairchild Tropical Garden)Making the connection between industry and the public: What is the message we are sending?Rick Schoellhorn
Feb. 21-23, 2003Columbus, OH (Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center)Partnerships in floriculture: USDA, industry, university and botanic gardenDavid Tay
April 10-13, 2002California (San Diego/San Francisco)California pack trialsHeiner Lieth
Feb. 24-25, 2001College Park, MDHorticulture landmark award to agricultural research serviceTerry Ferriss
Feb. 26-27, 2000Chicago, IL (Chicago Botanic Garden)Future of floriculture in the USAMark Bridgen
Feb. 27-28, 1999Chicago, ILImproving communication and cooperation in the floriculture communityMark Bridgen