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August 27  through August 29, 2010
Boise, Idaho

Here is the latest Info at this point:

This is the schedule of speakers for the 2010 PNKCA in Boise. 

                8am – 9:45am

                10am – 11am                     Dr Ling Jin from the University of Oregon State will be updating her progress on her studies of KHV. She received a grant from the AKCA in 2009 to study this virus.

                11am – 12:30pm               Mamoru Kodama will be speaking on his knowledge of the KOI breeders of Japan and the Genetics behind it.

                12:30pm – 1pm                 Spike Cover will be introducing the convention to his new WEB forum.

                2pm – 3pm                         Dr. Richard Strange from the University of Tennessee will be speaking on KOI nutrition.

                3pm – 4pm                         Taro Kodama will be reviewing the processes and cost of what it takes to bring a Koi from Japan to enjoy in the United States.

                4pm – 5pm                         Gary Moen will be presenting Landscaping Your Koi Pond – Making or breaking your back yard.



PNKCA Convention

Koi: Idaho's Living Gems


Friday - 8/27/2009

Saturday - 8/28/2009

Sunday - 8/29/2009


Things to do in Boise:                                                                                    Rafting                                       Idaho Birds of Prey                                               MK Nature Center         Wine of Southwest Idaho

Breakfast-Registration 8:00 - 9:45 AM            Vendor Fair Open 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM                                                                                                               .





Pond Tour & Lunch         9:00 AM - 2:00 PM


9:45 AM Welcome&Announcements


KHV Update : Ling Gin



Key Speaker: Mamoru Kodama




Spike Cover: New WEB Forum


Vendor Fair, PNKCA Representative Meeting, Lunch on your own             12:30 - 2:00 PM



Koi Nutrition: Richard Strange





Cost of Japanese Koi: Taro Kpdama





Landscaping your Koi Pond:                   Gary Moen






Early Registration & Kick Off Social-Reception                      5:00 - 8:00 PM




Vendor Fair






Social - No-Host Bar                                       6:00 - 7:00 PM





Banquet                                                      7:00 - 8:00 PM







Greeting and awards




Raffle and Auction







Wrap up


Event Dates: Friday, August 27 to Sunday, August 29, 2010

Conference Location: The Grove Hotel – Downtown Boise

245 South Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID 83702Hotel Reservations: 1-888-961-5000. Contact the hotel by July 28, 2010, thirty days prior to your arrival date for the Conference rate of $89.00 (+tax) per night Single or Double and identify yourselves as part of the IWGKS-PNKCA 2010 Convention. Our group rates will be honored for three days before group arrival (Aug-27) and three days after group departure (Sep-1) based on space availability.

Conference Fees:

A. Full Convention+ Pond Tour


B. Full Convention


Option1: Seminar+Vendor Fair


Option 2: Banquet Only


Option 3: Pond Tour Only


Discount if Registered by June 1, 2010 for A. or B. of $20.00

Convention Program Subjects:

Featuring our key-note Speaker : Mamoru Kodama

Koi Breeding

Koi Nutrition

Koi Health

Koi Transport

AKCA Presentation

The "yin & yang" of Water Gardening

Extra Curricular Activities for Friday, August 27, 2010:

White Water Raft Trip!

Birds of Prey Tour

Bonsai Class

"Tube" the Boise River

The "Blue Turf" visit

MK-Nature Center & Conservatory

Hosted by the Idaho Watergarden & Koi Society

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