Symposium Program and AOS Judging Location Address:
 
Highland Manor
604 E. Main St.
Apopka, FL  32703
 
 
Fall Orchid Festival, BBQ and Auction Location Address:
 
Krull-Smith Landscapes, Inc.
2800 W. Ponkan Rd
Apopka, FL  32712


(407) 886-4134

1st International Vanda & Slipper Orchid Symposium Schedule*
 

Thursday, November 4
4:00pm – 7:00pm Special Preview & Early Access to Sales Area
Krull-Smith Nursery (Symposium Registrants only)
 
 
 
Friday, November 5
 
9:00am – 6:00pm Vendor Sales & Open House at Krull-Smith Nursery

(Symposium Registrants & General Public Welcome – Address shown above)
 
Program – Highland Manor:
 
8:30am       Doors Open - Check-in and Receive Badges


9:00am
       Robert Fuchs
Trends in Vanda sanderiana Line of Breeding
 
10:00am
     Dr. Harold Koopowitz
Breeding Miniature Slipper Orchids
 
11:00am
     Theresa Hill
Paphiopedilum charlesworthii: A GIANT among Miniatures
 
12:00pm     
Lunch
 
1:00pm
       Thanh Nguyen
Multfloral Complex Paphiopedilum
 
2:00pm
       Jurahame Leyva
Paphiopedilum Maudiae: Future Trends and New Directions


Saturday, November 6
 
9:00am – 6:00pm Vendor Sales & Open House at Krull-Smith Nursery

(Symposium Registrants & General Public Welcome – Address shown above)
 
Program – Highland Manor:

 
9:00am
       Martin Motes
A Modern View of the Genus Vanda
 
10:00am
     Peter T. Lin
Mini & Compact Vandaceous Species and Hybrids
 
11:00am
     Jose ‘Pepe’ Portilla
South American Slipper Orchids        
 
12:00pm     
Lunch / Plant Registration for AOS Judging
 
1:00pm
        AOS Judging (Next Door at The Hilton)
 
6:00pm
        BBQ & Auction at Krull-Smith Nursery (Address shown above)
(Everyone present is eligible for free drawings to win any of 5 awarded orchid divisions!)
 

Sunday, November 7

 
9:00am – 3:00pm Vendor Sales & Open House at Krull-Smith Nursery

(Symposium Registrants & General Public Welcome – Address shown above)
 
 
*This schedule accurate as of 09/29/2021.  Subject to change.