AIPH Meeting, Melbourne

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Please reserve 20-23 March 2018 for what will be an unmissable AIPH Meeting. Thanks to the support of AIPH member, NGIA we will provide an informative, valuable and stimulating programme for AIPH members and other delegates as well as great networking. Full details are still in development but the draft programme is shown below:

TUESDAY 20 MARCH:

In the morning there will be an AIPH Board Meeting for Board members only.

The afternoon will be progress reports from InternationalĀ Horticultural Exhibitions approved by AIPH, including Taichung 2018 (Chinese Taipei), Beijing 2019 (China), Sydney 2020 (Australia), Hatay 2021 (Turkey), Yangzhou 2021 (China), Qatar 2021/22, Almere 2022 (Netherlands) as well as applications for future exhibitions.

WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH:

The day will include the launch of the Final Report of the AIPH International Vision Project and breakout sessions for members to discuss the challenges facing the industry, what members are doing to address these and how members can work together to further grow the industry.

This will be followed by an opportunity for members to share Green City developments in their countries. The afternoon will include a session on developing and implementing industry-led Plant Health certification and initiatives as well as an
update on AIPH work in this area.

The General Meeting will include reports from the Committees including Green City, Ornamentals Production and Exhibitions as well as other AIPH activity and initiatives.

THURSDAY 22 MARCH:

AM: Guided tour of Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS)

PM: AIPH International Green City Conference. This conference will feature expert international and Australian speakers
on city greening. This conference is run with the support of NGIA and Horticulture Innovation Australia.

FRIDAY 23 MARCH:

With the support of NGIA, delegates can join professional visits to high quality local nurseries and Melbourne Botanic Gardens.

BOOKING:

The booking website will be open soon and further information will be circulated when available.

HOTEL:

The Hotel Windsor, 111 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000

More information will be available at www.aiph.org as it becomes available or contact Gareth Burke at events@aiph.org.