QBARS - v29n2 Society Annual Meeting Seattle, Washington

Annual Meeting Program
Seattle, Washington, May 15 - 18, 1975

Thursday, May 15
Registration - Bellevue Holiday Inn 2:00 p.m.
Board of Directors Meeting 2:30 p.m.
General Welcome 8:00 p.m.
Symposium: The 1974 Himalayan Rhododendron Exploration 8:15 p.m.
Presented by members of the expedition, including Britt Smith,
Ned Brockenbrough, Forrest Bump, Clive Justice, Pat McGrath,
C. E. Simons, Jr., and L. Keith Wade
Friday, May 16
Registration - Bellevue Holiday Inn 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:30 a.m.
"Azaleas as Refugees and Colonists on the Volcanoes"
Frank Doleshy, Seattle, WA
" R. kaempferi and Its Rich Variety"
Hideo Suzuki, Japan
"New Guinea Rhododendrons in the Wild: An Eighteen Month
Study", L. Keith Wade, Vancouver, WA
"Some Promising New Northwest Hybrids"
Ted Van Veen, Portland, Or.
"Update '75"
Rhododendron Species Foundation, P. H. Brydon
University of Washington Arboretum, Joseph A. Witt
Discovery Park, E. C. Brockenbrough
Luncheon - Bellevue Holiday Inn 12 Noon
Speaker: Hideo Suzuki, Japan
"New Discoveries of Rhododendrons in Japan"
Seattle Rhododendron Show 2:00 4:00 p.m.
Shuttle busses will provide transportation between Holiday Inn
and Bellevue Square.
Puget Sound Cruise to Kiana Lodge 4:00 p.m.
Busses will leave from the Holiday Inn for the Seattle Harbor,
where an excursion boat will depart for a scenic cruise to
Kiana Lodge.
Kiana Potlatch Salmon Barbecue 6:00 p.m.
Return cruise and arrival at Holiday Inn by 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 17
Registration - Bellevue Holiday Inn 8:00 a.m.
"A Prospect: Rhododendrons in the Next Twenty-five Years"
A panel discussion with Dave Bledsoe, August E, Kehr, John
Lofthouse, Franklin H, West, and Henry A. Schannen, moderator,
"Rhododendrons in Cultivation", H. H. Davidian, Edinburgh
Busses Leave Holiday Inn 11:30 a.m.
Tours of Pierce and Caperci Gardens and Garden Valley Nursery,
Box Lunch provided.
Convivial Hour 7:00 p.m.
Banquet and Annual Meeting 8:00 p.m.
Bellevue Holiday Inn