Keynote and Plenary Speakers

Keynote Speaker
Keynote Lunch, Thursday, June 26

Keynote Lunch sponsored by Rough Bros. Inc, Conservatories

P. Simran Sethi is a journalist, strategist and educator committed to an expansion of social and environmental engagement that includes voices from rural and urban communities. As the APGA Annual Conference Keynote, Simran will be speaking about ...

Plenary Speaker
Welcome Lunch, Tuesday, June 24

Best-selling English author Bill Laws has been involved with gardens and the craft of gardening for many years. Guest speaker at Queens University, Ontario after his Artists’ Gardens was published, he has also written A Curious History of Vegetables, Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History, National Geographic’s The Field Guide to...

Plenary Speaker
Plenary Lunch, Friday, June 27

Dr. Eric T. Haskell, Professor of French Studies & Humanities and Director of the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College in California, is a noted scholar on French garden history. He has published widely, curated over a dozen exhibitions, and directed seven major colloquia on various aspects of garden history and landscape architecture...