We like to talk about Paphs

Contact us if you would like us to speak at your event or local meeting.

We have a wide range of topics that we can present.

Ask us about speaking

Upcoming Events where we’re speaking



Event – Ottawa Orchid Society

Title – Multifloral Paphiopedilum

Multiflorals can be the most impressive of the Paphs, with their tall, stately spikes and huge flowers. They always command attention at shows. This will be a review of the most important species and hybrids, and a look at future trends in breeding.

Date and time – Sunday, November 17, 2019  1:30 PM


Event – Les Orchidophiles de Montreal

Title – Multifloral Paphiopedilum

Multiflorals can be the most impressive of the Paphs, with their tall, stately spikes and huge flowers. They always command attention at shows. This will be a review of the most important species and hybrids, and a look at future trends in breeding.

Date and Time – Wednesday, November 20, 2019  7:30 PM

Event – Paph Guild, Huntington, San Marino, CA

Title – Paphiopedilum rothschildianum through the years

Paph rothschildianum…the King of Paphs! A review of this species’ storied history and the breeders who have made the modern plants even more impressive than their jungle collected ancestors.

Date – January 11 & 12, 2020.

Pre-orders due on January 4, 2020.


Event – AOS Spring Members Meeting, Sacramento

Topic – TBD

Date – April 16-18, 2020

More details to follow!


Event – Tucson Orchid Society

Topic – TBD

Date – May 20, 2020.

Topic to be announced along with pre-order details.


Event – Desert Valley Orchid Society

Topic – TBD

Date – May 21, 2020.

Topic to be announced along with pre-order details.


Event – Central Iowa Orchid Society Speakers Day

Topics – TBD

Date – July 25, 2020.

Topics to be announced along with pre-order details.


Event – North Eastern New York Orchid Society

Topic – TBD

Date – October 3, 2020.

Topic to be announced along with pre-order details.


Event – Genesee Region Orchid Society

Topic – TBD

Date – October 5, 2020.

Topic to be announced along with pre-order details.


Event – Niagara Frontier Orchid Society

Topic – TBD

Date – October 6, 2020.

Topic to be announced along with pre-order details.

And where we’ve spoken


We have spoken at numerous events and orchid societies across the USA and Canada, including:

  • Paphiopedilum Guild, Santa Barbara, CA
  • International Slipper Orchid Symposium, FL
  • Paph Symposium, Washington, DC
  • American Orchid Society Members Meeting, Reno, NV