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Super Slipper Celebration Registration
Featured Speakers
Hadley Cash - New Directions for Novelty Slippers.  Marriott Orchids
Tim Culbertson - Acknowledging the Finest: 120 Years of Important Paphs Preserved at Phipps.
Glen Decker - Trends in Phragmipediium Hybridizing.  Piping Rock Orchids
Dr. Holger Perner - The New-the Rare-and the Unusual.  Preorders for Dr.  Perner click here
Speakers Day: 10AM to 4:40 PM $50.00
Attendees will enjoy four orginal talks offereing contemporary and historical slipper overviews.
Includes lunch, and an opportunity to visit Phipps Conservatory and slipper plant sales.
Gala: 4:30 - 9:30 PM  $85.00
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes guided tour of Phipps' orchid growing houses.
Then feast on an array of delicious hors d'oeuvre and attend the presentation ceremony and the
premiere performance of the Phragmipaphium Phollies: an original entertainment celebrating all
the things slipper orchids with song and dance.
Super Slipper Celebration Speakers Day and Gala  $125.00
Special Hotel Rate:
A block of rooms for individuals attending the Super
Slipper Celebration has been reserved at the Wyndham
Pittsburgh University Center Hotel in nearby Oakland for
Friday 10-4-13 and Saturday 10-05-13. Rate for 1 King or
2 Queen beds $141 + Tax.  Rate is under the Orchid
Society of Western PA.
The rate cut-off date is 9-16-13.
Contact: Wyndham, 412-682-6200.
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Speakers, Hadley Cash, Glen Decker and
Dr. Holger Perner
...see above for preorders.

Wayne Roberts will be selling cypripediums
on Saturday.  If you would like to preorder or
order supplies he will take preorders and
deliver at the Sunday meeting.  Click on his
For online orders
from Nancy
Mountford of Orchids
Dominicana click on
this ad for her Paph
price list .  She will
deliver them