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From March 20th to 24th, 2024, the German Orchid Society will host the European Orchid Conference 2024 (EOC 2024) as part of the DRESDNER OSTERN trade fair. All interested parties are cordially invited to attend. The event includes a conference with lectures and posters, an exhibition and sales stands of the participating nurseries.

Registration as a participant is required to take part in the conference, which consists of lectures and a poster show. Registered conference attendees will have access to the exhibition throughout the event, starting at 9:00 a.m., one hour before the general public. In addition, conference participants will receive a volume with abstracts of the presentations and posters in digital form, which will later be made available for download on this website. Please register as a user on this website first, after that the conference registration will be available. Access to the exhibition and sale is otherwise via the entrance to the fair.

If you want to act as a judge of the exhibition, you must first register as a participant of the conference (see above). The corresponding form is only available to registered conference participants. Registration deadline for judges is February 29th 2024.

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, a gala dinner will be held at the Hyperion Hotel Dresden am Schloss from 8 p.m. (fully booked). You can find more information here.

The application deadlines for exhibitors and posters have expired and registration is no longer possible.


Participation in the conference is subject to a fee. Authors of posters and speakers are exempt from the conference fee. Early bookings must be made by 30.11. End date for regular bookings is February 29th 2024, after that a surcharge of €50 will be applied. The following prices apply per person:

booking typeearly bird
(until Nov. 30. 2023)
regular price
(until Feb. 29. 2024)
Participant120 €150 €
Partner80 €80 €
Student, Pupil50 €50 €

D.O.G. members receive a 10% discount on all prices above.
Bookings for partners are included in the main booking, students and pupils must attach proof in digital form.

Notes for conference participants and judges

Access to the EOC is via Gate 1 (“Tor 1”) and Hall 1, not via the main entrance to the fair ground. The EOC Service Point is located in the foyer of Hall 1, where access cards are issued. Judges can register on March 20 2024 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., registered conference participants and speakers who wish to attend the opening will have the opportunity to do so on March 20 2024 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Those arriving on March 21 2024 can register from 8:00 – 14:00. The authors of posters should also register there.

For download:

Plan of the fair ground