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Agenda - 29th Annual Meeting

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Promoting the Beauty and Utility of Bamboo

 

Tentative Agenda

29 th Annual Meeting of the American Bamboo Society

Longwood Gardens , Kennett Square Pennsylvania

November 2-4,2007

 

Text Box: Bamboo – It Really Is Green!
 
29th Annual ABS Meeting
November 2007

Thursday November 1 - ABS Board Meeting – 9:00AM to 5:00 PM

 

Friday – November 2.

Registration   At Visitor Center  8AM to 9:30AM

 

Session 1

9:30 – 10:30 Jorg Stamm - Bamboo Vehicle Bridge in Sibang, Bali

 

10:30 -11:30 Paul Babikow - Bamboo in a Maryland garden

 

11:30 to 1:PM - Lunch

 

Session 2

1:00 PM- 2:00 PM Guy Henderieckx - Bamboo with companion plants : a European perspective

 

2:00-3:00 PM Daphne Lewis - Bamboo on the Farm – Revised and Updated

 

3:00-4:00 PM James Triplett (not confirmed) Arundinaria appalachiana – North Americas Newest Native Bamboo

 

4:00 – 5:00 PM Ed Woolley and Marco Nead – A demonstration: Controlling Running Bamboos

 

Evening reception -   5:00 – 6:00 pm. At Hilton Garden Hotel

 

Saturday – November 3 (see work shops below)

 

Session 3

9:00-10:00 AM Robin McBride Scott - From the Hands of our Ancestors; Southeastern Native American Rivercane Traditions”

 

10:00 – 11:00 AM Spencer P. Swayze - Ceres, Inc. Bio Fuels from Cellulose, Energy Cane

 

11-12:00 - Don Carli – Bamboo as a carbon Sequester

 

12-1:00PM Lunch

 

Session 4

 

1:00 PM -2: PM Jack Stanley - Edison 's, bamboo filament light bulb

 

2:30 to 4:30 announcement of silent auction winners followed by live plant auction.

There will be an o n line auction in the months before as well.

 

 

6:30 PM Dinner Dance at Longwood – Featuring Dancing with Dudley – Contradancing

 

Nov. 4 – Sunday

 

Tour of nearby gardens 9AM -3PM

Philadelphia Museum of Art – Bamboo presentations and workshop 10AM -12:30 (time not firm)

 

Workshops - Saturday

 

9 AM to 12 AM – Making Bamboo Flutes - Michael Braurer

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM in Music Room. Weaving with Native River Cane.

Robin McBride Scott

 

 


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