2012 AIS National Convention Itinerary

Tentative Schedule

Monday, April 16, 2012

BeginsEndsDescriptionLocation
6:00am10:00pmBoutique & Raffle (Setup)Lake Arrowhead
6:00am10:00pmAIS Silent Auction (Setup)Lake Gregory
8:00am10:00amRegistration SetupCajon Peak
8:00am11:00amAIS Sections/Cooperating SocietiesStrawberry Peak
8:00am11:00am2012 Convention Committee MtgKeller Peak
10:00am10:00pmRegistrationCajon Peak
1:00pm10:00pmAIS Board Of Directors Mtg Lake (Break 5:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner)Lake Silverwood

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

BeginsEndsDescriptionLocation
8:00am6:00pmBoutique & Raffle OpensLake Arrowhead
8:00am6:00pmAIS Silent Auction (Setup)Lake Gregory
8:00am9:00amRVP ReceptionBig Bear
8:00am10:00pmRegistrationCajon Peak
8:00am4:00pmSan Fernando Valley Garden Tour (busses load at 7:30am)
8:00am11:00pmAIS Sections/Cooperating SocietiesStrawberry Peak
9:00am10:30amRVP Brd Of Counselors (All RVPís)Big Bear
9:00am10:00amSPCNI Board MeetingHunters Peak
10:00am11:00amAril Society Intíl Board MeetingLake Silverwood
10:30am11:30amJudges Training Chairpersons MtgBig Bear
11:30pm12:30pmSpuria Iris Society Board MtgHunters Peak
12:00pm1:00pmReblooming Iris Society Board MeetingLake Silverwood
1:00pm2:00pmSIGNA Board MeetingHunters Peak
2:00pm3:00pmMedian Iris Society Board MeetingBig Bear
3:00pm4:00pmHistoric Preservation or Iris Society (HIPS) Board MtgLake Silverwood
4:00pm5:00pmDwarf Iris Society Board MtgHunters Peak
5:00pm6:00pmAIS Affiliated Societies MeetingBig Bear
6:00pm7:00pmSociety For Japanese Irises Board MeetingHunters Peak
6:00pm7:30pmAIS Foundation MeetingLake Silverwood
6:00pm10:00pmBoutique OpensLake Arrowhead
6:00pm10:00pmAIS Silent Auction OpensLake Gregory
7:30pm8:30pmAIS Section & Cooperating Society MeetingKeller Peak
8:45pm11:00pmAIS Board Of Directors MtgLake Silverwood

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

BeginsEndsDescriptionLocation
8:00am7:00pmRegistrationCajon Peak
8:00am11:00pmAIS Sections/Cooperating SocietiesStrawberry Peak
8:00am9:00amSociety For Japanese Irises Program: Topic & Speaker: TBABig Bear
9:00am10:00amHIPS Program: Topic: What? The Sixties Again? Speaker Robert KarrLake Silverwood
10:00am11:00amWelcome For First Time AttendeesBig Bear
10:00am6:00pmSimulated Iris ShowHunters Peak
11:00am12:00pmTall Bearded Iris Society Program: Topic Panel: The Search For The Perfect IrisLake Silverwood
12:00pm1:00pmAril Society International Program: Topic An Overview of Arils and Arilbreds: Speaker Lowell BaumunkBig Bear
12:00pm6:00pmBoutique & Raffle (open)Lake Arrowhead
12:00pm6:00pmSilent AuctionLake Gregory
1:00pm2:00pmMedian Iris Society Program: Topic: West Coast Medians: Speaker George SuttonLake Silverwood
2:00pm3:00pmSocial Media-Facebook Workshop: Topic Effective Ways to Promote your Iris Club: Speaker Andi RivarolaBig Bear
3:00pm4:00pmSociety for Siberian Iris Program: Topic: Current Events: Speaker Terry AitkenLake Silverwood
4:00pm5:00pmSociety for Pacific Coast Native Iris: Topic: PCIs from High Science to Your Garden: Speakers Bob Sussman & Kathleen SayceBig Bear
5:00pm6:00pmDwarf Iris Society: Topic: Dwarf Iris Past,Present, and Future Speaker: Bob PriesLake Silverwood
5:30pm6:30pmBus Captains MeetingKeller Peak
5:30pm6:30pmYouth ReceptionDoubleTree Swimming Pool
6:30pm7:30pmNo Host Reception-Cash BarEmpire Ballroom
7:30pm9:00pmWelcome DinnerEmpire Ballroom
9:00pm10:00pmBoutique & Raffle (open)Lake Arrowhead
9:00pm10:00pmSilent AuctionLake Gregory

Thursday, April 19, 2012

BeginsEndsDescriptionLocation
7:30am8:00amRegistrationCajon Peak
8:00am11:00pmAIS Sections/Cooperating SocietiesStrawberry Peak
8:00am4:00pmGarden Tours (busses load at 7:30am)
4:30pm5:30pmBus Captains MeetingKeller Peak
4:30pm5:30pmSociety for Louisiana Iris: Topic LA Irises Past and Future: Speaker Paul GossettLake Silverwood
6:00pm7:30pmYouth Pizza PartyCitrus West Restaurant
6:00pm8:00pmRegistrationCajon Peak
6:00pm10:00pmBoutique & Raffle (open)Lake Arrowhead
6:00pm10:00pmSilent Auction (Bids Close 10:00pm)Lake Gregory
6:30pm7:30pmSIGNA ProgramBig Bear
6:30pm8:30pmKelly Norris Book SigningGrove Room
7:30pm9:30pmJudges Training: Topic Awards & Ballots: Judge Judy KeislingLake Silverwood

Friday, April 20, 2012

BeginsEndsDescriptionLocation
7:00amSilent Auction Winners Posted
7:30am8:00amRegistrationCajon Peak
8:00am4:00pmGarden Tours (busses load at 7:30am)
4:30pm5:30pmBus Captains MeetingKeller Peak
4:30pm5:30pmSpuria Iris Society: Topic: Digital Presentation on Growing Spurias: Speakers Jim Hedgecock & Andi RivarolaVineyard
5:30pm8:00pmGeek Dinner & AuctionLake Silverwood
6:00pm8:00pmRegistrationCajon Peak
6:00pm9:00pmBoutiqueLake Arrowhead
6:30pm8:30pmSilent Auction (All money for winning bids must be turned in)Lake Gregory
8:00pm9:30pmJudges Training: Topic Pacific Coast Natives: Judge Terry AitkenGrove
9:00pm10:30pmPast, Present, Future Convention Chairpersons MeetingKeller Peak

Saturday, April 21, 2012

BeginsEndsDescriptionLocation
7:00amRaffle Winners Posted
7:30am8:00amRegistrationCajon Peak
8:00am4:00pmGarden Tours (busses load at 7:30am)
4:30pm5:30pmReblooming Iris Society Program: Topic Progress in Rebloomers: Speaker Riley ProbstLake Gregory
4:30pm5:30pmBus Captains MeetingKeller Peak
5:00pmDeadline For BallotsCajon Peak
5:00pm6:30pmBoutiqueLake Arrowhead
5:00pm6:30pmRegistrationCajon Peak
5:30pm6:30pmIris Encyclopedia Workshop: Topic: A raison d'etre: Speaker Bob PriesLake Gregory
6:30pm7:30pmNo Host Reception-Cash BarEmpire Ballroom
7:30pmAwards BanquetEmpire Ballroom
9:00pm10:30pmBoutique (Closed for Cleanup)Lake Arrowhead
Sunday April 22, 8:00am4:00pmSpecial Excursion: Society of Pacific Coast Native Iris Tour of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden and Matilija Nursery
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