2019 Farwest Speaker Lineup

Dr. Bridget K. Behe
Dr. Bridget K. Behe
Professor of horticultural marketing at Michigan State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Carlos E. Bográn
Dr. Carlos E. Bográn
Technical manager at OHP Inc

[Bio & Seminars]
Ty Boland
Ty Boland
Manager of horticulture and botanical curator at the Oregon Garden

[Bio & Seminars]
Steve Booher
Steve Booher
Founder & CEO of Smart Guided Systems

[Bio & Seminars]
Sarah E. Braun
Sarah E. Braun
Owner and Project Manager at SustainEdge Marketing LLC

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Jill Calabro
Dr. Jill Calabro
Science & Research Programs Director for AmericanHort/Horticultural Research Institute

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Bill Conerly
Dr. Bill Conerly
Economic consultant at Conerly Consulting, LLC

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Ryan Contreras
Dr. Ryan Contreras
Associate professor at Oregon State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Elizabeth Cryan
Elizabeth Cryan
Landscape designer at PNW Sustainable Designs

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Michael A. Dirr
Dr. Michael A. Dirr
Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia

[Bio & Seminars]
Ian Doescher
Ian Doescher
Director of creative services at Pivot Group

[Bio & Seminars]
Richard Fletcher
Richard Fletcher
Technical Services Manager, Turf & Ornamentals, Nufarm

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Charlie Hall - Keynote Speaker
Dr. Charlie Hall - Keynote Speaker
Professor and Ellison Chair in International Floriculture at Texas A&M

[Bio & Seminars]
Grace Hensley
Grace Hensley
Owner of Fashion Plants

[Bio & Seminars]
Delen Kitchen
Delen Kitchen
Assistant General Manager of The Oregon Garden

[Bio & Seminars]
Mark Krautmann
Mark Krautmann
Co-owner of Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc.

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Gail Langellotto
Dr. Gail Langellotto
Professor of horticulture at Oregon State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Mark Leichty
Mark Leichty
Director of Business Development for Little Prince of Oregon Nursery

[Bio & Seminars]
Octavio Martinez
Octavio Martinez
Nursery Manager at Heritage Seedlings

[Bio & Seminars]
Andrea Melnychenko
Andrea Melnychenko
Account manager at Cool Planet

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Marcelo L. Moretti
Dr. Marcelo L. Moretti
Assistant professor and weed science specialist at Oregon State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Lloyd Nackley
Dr. Lloyd Nackley
Professor at Oregon State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Jay S. Noller
Jay S. Noller
Professor and head of the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Steven Paulsen
Steven Paulsen
Owner of Native Roots Nursery, LLC

[Bio & Seminars]
Allison Pennell
Allison Pennell
Development Director of the Oregon Garden Foundation

[Bio & Seminars]
Elizabeth Peters
Elizabeth Peters
Vice President of The Peters Company

[Bio & Seminars]
Rick Peters
Rick Peters
President of The Peters Company

[Bio & Seminars]
Kyle Peterson
Kyle Peterson
Owner of Pacific Crest Nursery

[Bio & Seminars]
Lisa Port
Lisa Port
FAPLD, certified landscape designer, fellow, and owner of Banyon Tree Design Studio LLC

[Bio & Seminars]
Jozsef Racsko
Jozsef Racsko
Technology manager at Mycorrhizal Applications, LLC.

[Bio & Seminars]
David Roberts
David Roberts
General manager with Bailey Innovations

[Bio & Seminars]
Christina Salwitz
Christina Salwitz
Founder of The Personal Garden Coach

[Bio & Seminars]
Dr. Luisa Santamaria
Dr. Luisa Santamaria
Associate professor and extension plant pathologist at Oregon State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Kerry Scott
Kerry Scott
Program manager at MAS Labor H-2A

[Bio & Seminars]
Connor Smith
Connor Smith
Horticulturalist of The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

[Bio & Seminars]
Steve Strauss
Steve Strauss
Distinguished professor at Oregon State University

[Bio & Seminars]
Danny Summers
Danny Summers
Managing Director, The Garden Center Group

[Bio & Seminars]
Lloyd R. Traven
Lloyd R. Traven
President of Peace Tree Farm LLC

[Bio & Seminars]
Kelly Vance
Kelly Vance
IPM specialist at Beneficial Insectary

[Bio & Seminars]
Colleen Warfield
Colleen Warfield
Corporate plant pathologist at Ball Horticultural Company

[Bio & Seminars]
Keith Warren
Keith Warren
Director of product development (retired) at J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

[Bio & Seminars]