Region 21 Fall Conference – August 9 – 10, 2013

San Francisco

'San Francisco' - from the 2012 auction

The Region 21 Fall Conference will be hosted by the Greater Omaha Iris Society August 9th and 10th.  Join us for an interesting and educational conference.  Region 21 AIS members should have/should soon receive the notice and registration form.  You can also download the information and registration form here (PDF).  Further details below.

Region 21 of the American Iris Society

Fall Educational Sessions, Business Meetings, & Auction to be held:

Friday and Saturday, August 9-10, 2013

Hosted by the Greater Omaha Iris Society

Featuring guest speaker Robert Hollingworth, noted Siberian iris hybridizer and current President of the AIS Foundation

Iris Auction August 10th at 1:30 PM

Purchase recently introduced iris rhizome from Sutton’s, Stout’s and Ensata Gardens.  A selection of new bearded and beardless varieties will be available for bid.  (auction is open to the public)

Educational Sessions* (Saturday morning):
Session I: Awards & Balloting
Session II:  Judging Siberian Iris presented by Robert Hollingworth
* educational sessions meet criteria for judges training c.e. from the AIS.

Conference sessions and activities will take place at Mammel Hall, located on the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Ak-Sar-Ben Technology Campus.  The first NU system building to earn gold LEED certification, the facility is a showpiece of technology and artful design.

Conference cost is $45.00 per person

(banquet only and youth prices are available)

Conference registration includes:

  • Friday evening reception
  • Educational Sessions
  • Saturday luncheon and business meetings
  • Saturday evening banquet and program presented by Robert Hollingworth

Pre-registration is required for all events.

A limited number of seats for Mr. Hollingworth’s morning presentation are available to non-conference participants for $5.00 per person (10:00 AM Saturday, August 10th).

The conference hotel:

Courtyard Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Village
(a Marriott Property)

1625 S 67th St

Omaha, NE 68106

(402) 951-4300

Special room rate of $95.00 per night needs to be confirmed with the hotel by July 26th

Please contact the conference registrar Rebecca Kadel for details and to register.   (402) 556-2025 or


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