World Regional Rose Convention 2020, Kolkata

Convention Program

9 - 12 January, 2020 | The Agri-Horticultural Society of India, 1, Alipore Road, Kolkata - 700027, India

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FINAL PROGRAM - WRRC 2020, Kolkata | 9 - 12 January 2020 | AHSI & National Library
DAY 1
Thursday, January 9, 2020 09:30 onwards Badge & Welcome Kit Collection         Alipore Gate - AHSI
10:00 - 12:30 Judging of Rose & Bicentenary Flower Show 2020         Central Lawn - AHSI
11:00 - 14:00 WFRS Executive Committee Meeting (For WFRS EC Members only)         RPG Hall - AHSI
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break         Central Lawn - AHSI
14:00 - 15:00 WFRS Conservation and Heritage Committee Meeting (For WFRS Conservation and Heritage Committee Members only)         RPG Hall - AHSI
14:00 onwards Press Meet with President (AHSI) & President (WFRS)         Central Lawn - AHSI
15:30 onwards Inauguration of the WRRC 2020 & Bicentinial Flower Show         Central Lawn - AHSI
18:00 Departure in shuttles to Millenium Park Jetty          Alipore Gate - AHSI
19:00 onwards President's Dinner on Cruise          River Hooghly
23:00 Return and drop at AHSI         Alipore Gate - AHSI
Date Time  Agenda Speaker Chairperson Convener Topic Venue
DAY 2
Friday, January 10, 2020 09:00 onwards Badge & Kit Collection         Bhasha Bhawan - National Library 
9:20 Inauguration of Technical Sessions with lamp lighting        
9:30 Welcome Address by President AHSI Mr Sunil Kanoria      
9:35 Introductory Remarks by Chairperson -WRRC Technical Committee Dr N K Dadlani      
9:40 Opening Remarks by Chairperson - WFRS Convention Liaison Committee Ms Helga Brichet      
9:45 Remarks by President - Bengal Rose Society   Dr Kalyan Chakrabarti      
9:50 Remarks by President - Indian Rose Federation Mr Khader Alam Khan      
9:55 Release of BRS E-book on Indian Rose Dr Trilochan Mohapatra      
10:00 Presentation of Rose Breeders' Awards Dr Trilochan Mohapatra      
10:10 Presentation of Indian Rose Federation Gold Medals Ms Henrianne De Breiy       
10:20 Inaugural Remarks by Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research  Dr Trilochan Mohapatra      
10:30 Remark by President, World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS)     Ms Henrianne De Breiy       
10:40 - 11:25 Keynote Presentation Prof T K Bose     Unprecedented and invaluable contribution of The Agri-Horticultural Society of India in the development of agriculture and horticulture in India
11:25 Vote of thanks by Organizing secreatry & CEO, AHSI  Col. Pratul Pandit       
11:30 Departure in Shuttles to Raj Bhawan (Governor House)        
12:00 onwards Hi-tea at Raj Bhawan with Hon'ble Governor of West Bengal, Shri Jagdeep Dhankar        
14:30 Lunch at National Library         
15:00 - 15:30 Presentation 1 Dr Henry Noltie Dr T Janakiram, Asst. Director General (Hort.) ICAR, New Delhi Dr. Subendhu S. Gantait (Head, Floriculture & LA, BCKV, Mohanpur) Botany in Calcutta : 1790 - 1820
15:30 - 16:00 Presentation 2 Dr K V Prasad Panorama of Rose Research in India
16:00 - 16:30 Presentation 3 Prof Malcolm Manners Roses for Hot Climates: From a Florida USA Perspective
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break        
17:00 - 17:30 Presentation 4 Dr William McNamara Dr T Janakiram, Asst. Director General (Hort.) ICAR, New Delhi Dr. Subendhu S. Gantait (Head, Floriculture & LA, BCKV, Mohanpur) Collecting Wild Roses in China & their influence on Modern Roses
17:30 - 18:00 Presentation 5 Dr Sylvie Baudino Perfumes from Roses
18:00 - 18:30 Presentation by the Australian Rose Society  Australian Rose Society  Celebration 21, Adelaide, Australia, 21 - 28 October 2021
Date Time  Agenda Speaker Chairperson Convener Topic Venue
DAY 3
Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:30 - 11:00 Presentation 6 Prof Nobou Shirasuna Dr D D Patra, Vice Chancellor, BCKV, Mohanpur   Dr Tejaswini Prakash Principal Scientist (Flori) IIHR, Bengaluru Garden Architecture with Roses Bhasha Bhawan - National Library 
10:00 - 10:45 Panel Discussion  Bengal Rose Society Moderator:
Dr Subhendu Chaudhury
Panelists:
Dr Megh Baran Guin
Dr Arindam Pradhan
Mrs Dhira Bose
Dr Budhaditya Saha
Dr Supratik Maitra  
Pot Rose Culture in Bengal 
10:45 - 11:15  Coffee Break        
11:15 - 11:45 Presentation 7 Mr Sushil Prakash Dr D D Patra, Vice Chancellor, BCKV, Mohanpur   Dr Tejaswini Prakash Principal Scientist (Flori) IIHR, Bengaluru The Trail of Roses in India from the Ancient Times
11:45 - 12:15 Presentation 8 Ms Mariam Ghazali Growing Indian bred roses in Malaysia
12:15 - 12:35 Remarks by Representatives of Invited International Organization        
12:35 - 12:50 Presentation 10 Belgian Royal National Rose Society     15th International Heritage Rose Conference, Bruxelles, Belgium, 8-12 June 2020
12:50 - 13:15 Presentation of WFRS Commemorative Medal & Closing Ms Henrianne De Breiy       
13:15 - 14:00 Lunch break        
15:00 onwards Meeting of Indian Rose Federation        
19:00 Cultural Soiree by Maestro Bikram Ghosh | Sponsored by Keventers         Central Lawn - AHSI
21:00 onwards Gala Dinner sponsored by Mr Hemant Bangur, Gloster Cables Ltd        
DAY 4
Sunday, January 12, 2020 10:00 Departure in shuttles to Botanical Garden         National Library
11:00 - 14:00 Visit to Botanical Garden & Lunch         Botanical Garden
15:30 onwards Award Ceremony & Valedictory          Central Lawn - AHSI
18:00 Valedictory Dinner         Central Lawn - AHSI