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SCHEDULE*
 

SUNDAY // JUNE 23rd

ARRIVAL at Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity

 

5:00-6:30 p.m. // Check-in & Welcome Reception

Light bites and beverages with Summit speakers


 

MONDAY // JUNE 24th

DESIGN DEMONSTRATIONS + FLORAL IMMERSION at Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity

 

8:00 a.m. // Registration & Check-in

Breakfast served

 

9:00 a.m. // Welcome & Introductions with Debra Prinzing of Slow Flowers Society and our local host Becky Feasby of Prairie Girl Flowers

 

9:15 a.m. // MEET THE FARMER-FLORIST with Melanie Harrington, Dahlia May Flower Farm

Lecture and design demonstration 

 

10:15 a.m. // Break 

 

10:30 a.m. // MEET THE FARMER-FLORIST with Janis Harris, Harris Flower Farm

Lecture and design demonstration 

 

11:30 a.m. // Lunch

Enjoy lunch and the beauty of Banff

 

1:00 p.m. // FLORAL IMMERSION 

Dried Florals with Heather Henson

Floral Pigments for Textiles with Lourdes Still

Artful Mechanics with Hitomi Gilliam

 

4:00 p.m. // Day 1 Closing


 

TUESDAY // JUNE 25th

DESIGN DEMONSTRATIONS + CLOSING KEYNOTE at Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity

 

7:00-9:30 a.m. // Wildflower walk with Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed, ALCLA Native Plants

Start the day with an optional guided wildflower walk with a local native plant expert.

 

8:00 a.m. // Breakfast

 

9:45 a.m. // Day 2 Welcome with Debra Prinzing of Slow Flowers Society

10:00 a.m. // Dive into Native Plants with Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed, ALCLA Native Plants

Lecture and Q&A

 

11:00 // FLOWERS FOR THE HOME AND TABLE with Cynthia Zamaria, House + Flower

Lecture and design demonstration, Q&A

 

Noon // Lunch

Book signing with Debra Prinzing and Cynthia Zamaria

 

1:00 p.m. // COLLECTIVE SELLING: FLOWER COOPERATIVES AND COLLECTIVES

Panel discussion and Q&A

Lorna Jackson, Island Flower Growers Cooperative

Cara Scott, Island Flower Growers Cooperative

Jaimie Reeves, The Local Flower Collective
 

2:30 p.m. // Break

 

3:00 p.m. // CLOSING KEYNOTE: SUSTAINABLE & CANADIAN-GROWN DESIGN with Hitomi Gilliam

Design demonstration and Q&A

 

4:00 p.m. // Day 2 Closing

*Schedule subject to change

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