2019 Program

Monday, Oct. 7
7 - 7:15 PMWelcome - Steve Foltz, Cincinnati Zoo
7:15 - 8:15 PMOpening keynote - Dennis vanEngelsdorp, University of Maryland
8:15 - 10 PMReception
Tuesday, Oct. 8
9 - 10:35 AMSession 1: Pollinators in the urban environment: coping with a complex landscape Katherine Baldock, University of Bristol; Kevin McCluney, Bowling Green State University; Karmi Oxman, Pennsylvania State University
10:50 AM - 12:50 PMSession 2: Urban pollinator gardens: Navigating plant choice and design Bob Geneve, University of Kentucky; Adam Baker, University of Kentucky; Anne Spafford, NC State University; David Smitley, Michigan State University
12:50 - 2:15 PMLunch
2:15 - 4:35 PMSession 3: Scaling up from gardens: Connecting habitats across urban landscapes Kris Braman, University of Georgia; Mary Phillips, National Wildlife Federation; James Wolfin, University of Minnesota
4:35 - 6 PMBreak, optional horticultural tour of the Zoo, poster setup
7 - 10 PMPoster session
Wednesday, Oct. 9
9 - 10:50 AM Session 4: Integrating pest and pollinator management Kim Stoner, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station; Alexandra Harmon-Threatt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; David Held, Auburn University; Elizabeth Long, Ohio State University
11:05 AM - 1 PMSession 5: Beyond pollinators: The human and wildlife dimensions of pollinator habitat Catherine Zimmerman, The Meadow Project; Patrick Fitzgerald, National Wildlife Federation; Damon Hall, University of Missouri; James Quinn, University of Missouri
1 - 5 PMOptional tour - Spring Grove Cemetery and other points of interest, details here.
2017 Full Conference Agenda


2015 Program

Schedule, speakers, sponsors, posters, and resources from the first National Conference on Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes.


The Protecting Pollinators in Ornamental Landscapes Conference 2019 is planned jointly by Michigan State University, North Carolina State University, and the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.