colored illustration of succulent

Succulent Plants Symposium

Date: 
Sat., Sep. 3, 2022
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Category: 
Garden
Location: 
Rothenberg Hall
Event Notes: 
$100 (includes lunch)
Add to Calendar 09/03/2022 09:00 AM 09/03/2022 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Succulent Plants Symposium Visit page - https://www.huntington.org/events/succulent-plants-symposium The Huntington - Rothenberg Hall
 

The Huntington presents the 39th Annual Succulent Plants Symposium in person this year with notable speakers from around the world, diverse topics, a silent auction, and a succulent plant sale. Continental breakfast and lunch included with registration.

8:30–9 a.m. | Registration and Continental Breakfast

9–9:15 a.m. |  Welcome: Nicole Cavender, Huntington Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California

9:15–10 a.m. | Root Gorelick, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
"Cacti of Anthony Gap, Texas/New Mexico"

10–10:15 a.m. | Break: Silent Auction Opens

10:15–11 a.m. | Guillermo Rivera, Plant Expeditions, Sarasota, Florida
"Socotra, The Forgotten Island"

11–11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m.–noon | Jared Margulies, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
"What drives illicit succulent trade and how should the conservation community respond?"

Noon–1:20 p.m. |  Lunch

☼ Desert Garden Open (please pardon our dust)

1:30–1:45 p.m. | John Trager, Huntington Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California
Update on the Desert Garden Entry Project

1:45–2:30 p.m. |  Daniel Mahr, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
"Memorable places and the succulents that live there"

2:30–2:45 p.m. |  Break

☼ Auction closes at 2:45 – [Last chance to place bids]

2:45–4 p.m. |  Olwen Grace, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, Surrey, Great Britain
"Water storage and evolution in the succulent plants of the African continent"

4–6 p.m. |  Reception and Plant Sales (open to symposium registrants only)

☼ Reception in the nursery

☼ Plant sales in the nursery


Speakers

Root Gorlick
Root Gorelick
, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Cacti of Anthony Gap, Texas/New Mexico

Guillermo Rivera
Guillermo Rivera, Plant Expeditions, Sarasota, Florida
Socotra: The forgotten island

Jaren Marguilles
Jared Margulies, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
What drives illicit succulent trades and how should the conservation community respond?

Daniel Mahr
Daniel Mahr, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Memorable places and the succulents that live there

Olwen Grace
Olwen Grace, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, Surrey, Great Britain
Water storage and evolution in the succulent plants of the African continent