Iris Calendar

There are so many events and deadlines in the iris world that it can be difficult to remember them all. Please add items we may have missed. Note that some types of events have their own pages in the Iris Encyclopedia. See Regional Fall Meetings, Regional Spring Meetings, and Iris Shows listings. Also see the AIS website Convention page for future events. Because of the coronavirus / Covid-19 situation, there may be many changes to this list. See the 2020 Iris Events - Cancellations and Status Announcements page.

January

  • Annual Affiliation Application begins - this fillable PDF form was used for 2020. See March for additional deadlines.
  • Iris Show approval begins. Please submit your show schedule for approval at least 2 months before your show date.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website.
  • January 31st - Deadline for nominations for the Clarke Cosgrove Memorial Award for Youth Achievement. Complete details.
  • The AIS Convention may have a registration deadline this month.

February

  • Check the Spring Regional Meetings list for your Region and other Regions
  • The AIS Convention may have a registration deadline this month.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website.

March

  • The Spring Regional Meetings continue. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • March 15th - Deadline for club affiliation forms to reach their RVP.
  • The AIS Convention may have a registration deadline this month.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website.
  • March 31st - Deadline for Ackerman Essay entries. Complete details.

April

  • First iris shows begin. See the list of approved 2020 shows by date for details.
  • The Spring Regional Meetings continue. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • April 1st - Deadline for club affiliation forms to reach Affiliates Chair from the RVPs.
  • April 15th - Confirmation letters sent to affiliates from Affiliates Chair.
  • The AIS Convention may have a registration deadline this month.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website. Note if there is a Convention this month, the Board meeting will be held there instead.
  • Time to begin making your nominations for the honorary awards. Send them to the Honorary Awards Chair.

May

  • Iris shows continue. See the list of approved 2020 shows by date for details.
  • The Spring Regional Meetings continue. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website. Note if there is a Convention this month, the Board meeting will be held there instead.

June

  • Spring iris shows conclude. See the list of approved 2020 shows by date for details.
  • The Spring Regional Meetings conclude. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website. Note if there is a Convention this month, the Board meeting will be held there instead.

July

  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website.

August

  • August 1st Your votes in the AIS 2020 Symposium are due to your RVP.
  • First Fall Regional Meetings are held. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • ~ August 15th announcement of 2020 Iris Award Winners in the members electronic newsletter News & Notes and on the AIS News page.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website.

September

  • The Fall Regional Meetings continue. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website.

October

  • Fall (rebloomer) iris shows are held. See the list of approved 2020 shows by date for details.
  • The Fall Regional Meetings continue. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • October 22-27 Iris Society of Australia National Convention
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website.
  • New Zealand Iris Society Convention is October or November.

November

  • The Fall Regional Meetings conclude. Check on your Region and other Regions.
  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website. Every third year the November meeting is an in-person meeting.
  • Honorary awards are chosen at the November Board meeting.

December

  • AIS Board Teleconferences are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm Eastern 5 pm Pacific. Everyone invited! Details for the month's meeting will be found on the News page of the AIS website. There may or may not be a December Teleconference.

 


-- WayneMesser - 2014-09-27
Topic revision: r37 - 27 Jun 2021, WayneMesser
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