Cycad Horticulture Workshop 2019

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Cycad Horticulture Workshop 2019

13-19 October 2019

12-13 October (Saturday-Sunday) Arrival in Bangkok (Free pick up BUT if arriving on or before the 12th of October the hotel is not included)

Accommodation : Amaranth Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel, Bangkok

Day 1, Sunday, October 13, 2019 -/-/D

Arrival and Conference Registration

15:00-17:30 Registration

18:30 Opening Welcome Dinner

Speaker: Kampon Tansacha, Owner of Nong Nooch

Paul Mills; Encephalartos heenanii: A Pollination Success Story and an Overview of the Cycad Collection at Ganna Walska Lotusland

Accommodation; Amaranth Suvarnabhumi Airport

Day 2, Monday, October 14, 2019 B/L/D

07:00 Check out and depart hotel for Kanchanaburi,

10:30 Tour of Nong Nooch Landscape Nursery, Tha Muang

13:00 Lunch at local restaurant at the River Kwai.

14:00 See Cycas siamensis in habitat

17:30 Check in at Hotel

Evening Dinner and Speaker (2 speakers)

1th. Simon Lavaud (France)-Cycads cultivation & landscaping in Southern Europe; Challenges and opportunities

2nd.Gary Roberson (USA)-Loren Whitelock’s Cycad Walk at Huntington

Accommodation: Mida Resort, Kanchanaburi

Day 3, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 B/L/D

08:00 Check out and travel to Srinakarin Hydro-Power Dam, to visit

Nong Nooch Cycad nursery

Lunch at Keeree Mantra restaurant

Afternoon Leave for Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya

Evening Dinner and Speaker (2 speakers)

2 speakers Michael Calonje (USA)- Evaluating cycad pollen desiccation methods for long-term freezer storage

Chip Jones(USA)-(Title not yet confirmed)

Accommodation: Nong Nooch Resort Hotel

Day 4, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 B/L/D

Morning Tour of Nong Nooch Garden

Afternoon Tour of Nong Nooch Cycad Collection

Evening Dinner and Speakers (2 speakers)

2 speakers Dr. Anna Nebot(UK)-Cycad pollen

Hendrik Wentzel(RSA)-How to successfully move and transplant a Giant Encephalartos woodii

Accommodation: Nong Nooch Resort Hotel

Day 5, Thursday, October 17, 2019 B/L/D

Morning Tour of Nong Nooch Garden

Lunch At Nong Nooch

Afternoon Cycad Horticulture Workshop

1th Speaker. Yvonne Dalziel (Australia)-Australian cycads in habitat, the journey continues

2nd Speaker. Bret Dalziel(Australia) It is a long way to the top-Cycas of Cape York

3rd speaker. Art Vogel (Holland)-Cycads in South Africa

Dinner at the Garden

Accommodation: Nong Nooch Resort Hotel

Day 6, Friday, October 18, 2019 B/-/D

All day free at leisure

Additional guided tours of the Cycad Collections

Evening Gala Dinner

Accommodation: Nong Nooch Resort Hotel

Day 7, Saturday, October 19, 2019 B/-/-

Transfer to Bangkok or Airport