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.

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Upcoming Events where we’re speaking


Event-Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society

Title – Multifloral Paphiopedilum

Date and Time – Wednesday, October 3, 7:00 PM

Multifloral Paphs are the largest and most magnificent of the slipper orchids. This is a review of the most important species and their hybrids over the years.


Event – Golden gate Cymbidium Society

Title – TBD

Date and time – Wednesday, October 24, 7:30 PM

Meeting to be held at Lakeside Park Garden Center in Oakland. Topic TBD.


Event – Northwest Orchid Society, Seattle

Title – Multifloral Paphiopedilum

Date and Time – November 12, 2018,  7:00 PM

Pre-orders are due by October 27.


Event – 19th International Slipper Symposium

Title – Novelty Paph Breeding

Date and Time – In conjunction with the AOS Members Meeting, November 1-3, Apopka, FL

Novelty hybrids can be spectacular, but many do not make great parents. We will explore novelty breeding, focusing on hybrids that do breed on.

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