The 20th Annual Texas Bamboo Festival will be combined with the National Meeting of the American Bamboo Society and the dates are FRIDAY & SATURDAY, September 28 and 29, 2012.
Wyndham Garden Hotel, 3401 South IH 35, Austin, Texas
call 1-800-WYNDHAM (1-800-996-3426) to make your hotel reservations - ask for the "Bamboo Conference Group Rate #09226702AM" Single/Double $119, Triple/Quad $129, Casita (Suite) $139 per night - all rates include breakfast.
Conference Registration Information and PDF Registration Formhttp://www.bamboocentral.net/registrationinfo.htmlSpeakers & Presenters:
David Farrelly , Author of The Book of Bamboo - 500 Footnotes. A selection of entries...etc.
Clinton D. McDowell C - My Mexican Adventure & it's quite alive & ongoing - Roaming in the halls of the Smithsonian, building tree houses & curing bambu, current & far distant adventures in boo...
Steve Muzos -Bamboo Research Using Herbariums and Online Resources
Darwin Nelson -History of Bamboo in Texas
Jack Farrell - Bamboo Bow Making
James Clever - ABS President - Temperate Bamboos - Plants for Every Season
Daphne Lewis - Harvesting Bamboo Shoots the Past 2 years in the SE, (she is still collecting data for this year)
Gib Cooper - Summit Park: Panama Bamboo Education, Restoration and Conservation. The Chiapas Bamboo Diversity, Conservation and uses - Plus An Overview of BOTA's American Native Bamboo Collection
Mike Jones - Bamboo Flute Workshop
Nick Parker - Water, Food, and Fiber in the Third Industrial Revolution
We are currently seeking vendors - vendor info:http://www.bamboocentral.net/vendor2012.htmlFree tote bag commemorating conference to first 50 registrations!