PROGRAMME OF LECTURES

Lectures are grouped by themes given in the table. Each theme will be covered by 3 to 4 lecturers.

June 12, 2017 - Monday
9.00 - 10.45 Introductory lectures
9.00 - 9.05 Breda Čopi: Formal opening of the Regional WFRS Convention
9.05 - 9.30Kelvin Trimper: The Role of The World Federation of Rose Societies
9.30 - 10.00Matjaž Kmecl: Omnis amans amens - tribute to roses, intruductory lecture
10.00 - 10.45Hella Brumme: An overview of Central and East European roses in Europa Rosarium Sangerhausen
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 13.15Experience from under the Alps
11.00 - 11.45Gerhard Weber: The Rose garden in Baden near Vienna, Austria
11.45 - 12.15Edi Prošt: Bourbon roses finally met the Bourbons on Kostanjevica, Slovenia
12.15 - 12.45Olga Paulič: Symbolism of roses on paintings of Slovenian and European artist in National Gallery in Ljubljana
12.45 - 13.00Invitation to Chinese Regional Convention in Nanyang (Henan Province), May 2019, hosted by the Chinese Rose Society
13.00–13.15Invitation to Japanese Regional Convention in Fukuyama, 2022
June 13, 2017 - Tuesday
9.15 - 11.00The major rose stories of the Austro–Hungarian Monarchy
9.15 - 9.20Greetings of Mr. A. Ocepek, Director of Volčji Potok Arboretum
9.20 - 10.00Valentina Schmitzer: Roses of Rudolf Geschwind
10.00 - 10.30Alena Kratka: Rose countess Maria Henrietta Chotek
10.30 - 11.00Vladimir Vremec: The shine of the heir-to-the-throne rose garden in Konipiště
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 - 13.15The core of Central Europe
11.15 - 12.00Stanislav Konštacky: Rose gardens and rose breeders in the Czech Republic
12.00 - 12.30Gabor Boronkay: Hungarian roses and research activities in Rose garden Budatéteény, Budapest
12.30 - 13.00Biljana Božanić: Inovative use of biotechnology in garden rose breeding in Central Europe
13.00 - 13.15Invitation to Indian Regional Convention in Kolkata, India, January 2020
June 14, 2017, Wednesday
9.15 - 11.00 Roses between the Alps and the Urals
9.15 - 10.00Zinaida Klimenko: Rose breeding on Crimea (translated!)
10.00 - 10.30Lukasz Rojewski: Roses in Poland
10.30 - 11.00Jože Bavcon and Blanaka Ravnjak: Diversity of wild roses in Slovenia
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 - 13.15Roses between the Adriatic and the Black See
11.15 - 11.45Olga Tkačuk: Roses in Ukraine
11.45 - 12.15Radoslav Petrović: Roses in Serbia and the rose garden of the Royal Serbian Rose Society
12.15 - 12.45Damianos Constantinou: Traditional use of roses in Greece
12.45 - 13.15Jens Otto Pedersen: Invitation to the WFRS World Rose Convention in Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018