​70 S Val Vista Dr, Suite ​A3-186

Gilbert, Arizona 852​96

602-354-3023


2018 Annual Conference & Workshop

September 14-15, 2018

Prescott, Arizona


Conference Break-out Session Notes:

> There are three tracks of break-out sessions at the Conference on Friday

Attendees may choose to attend sessions in different tracks.

It is not necessary to pre-register for a particular session or track.

CEUs:

> Each Conference Session is 1 ISA CEU

> For the Pest Management Workshop on Saturday, up to 6 ISA CEUs & 6 OPM CEUs are available

2018 Conference & Workshop Schedule-at-a-Glance

2018 Annual Conference & Workshop

September 14-15, 2018       Prescott, Arizona

TREE FOUNDATIONS:  WATER, AIR AND EARTH

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Friday, September 14, 2018

7:00am - 8:00am

 Registration & Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace 

 

 BREAKFAST: Eggs, Sausage, Potatoes, Pastries, Fruit, Coffee, & Juice 

8:00am - 8:15am

  ACTC President Welcome

8:15am -10:15am

  General Session (2 ISA CEUs)
  
James Downer, PhD

10:15am-10:30am

  BREAK: Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace

 


 Track 1 (Principle)


Track 2 (Practice)

 
CERTIFIED ARBORIST REVIEW


10:30am-11:30am
Break-out Sessions-->

The Important Role of Tree Boxing & Cactus Salvage
(1 ISA CEU)
Rob Kater

Drought! Impacts on Trees & Survival Tips
(1 ISA CEU)
Steve Priebe and Donna DiFrancesco

Certified Arborist Review and Exam Prep
(1 ISA CEU)
David Mikulak

 
11:30am - 1:00pm

  LUNCH: Deli Buffet (Goldwater Ballroom) & Raffle Ticket Sales
  Raffle Drawings & Vendor Marketplace

 
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Break-out Sessions
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Supporting Urban Forestry Through Carbon Offsets - An ASU Study
(1 ISA CEU)
Corey Hawkey

Issues Affecting Mediterranean Pines in the Southwest

(1 ISA CEU + 1 PDM CEU)
Steve McKelvey and John Richardson

Certified Arborist Review and Exam Prep
(1 ISA CEU)
David Mikulak

 2:00pm - 2:15pm

  BREAK: Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace


 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Break-out Sessions
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Beneficial Fungi
(1 ISA CEU)
James Downer, PhD

 Foundations of Job Site Safety:  Practical Insights from the Field
(1 ISA CEU)

Roy Maxey, John Eisenhower & Ron Hartman

Certified Arborist Review and Exam Prep
(1 ISA CEU)
David Mikulak
 

3:15pm - 3:30pm

  BREAK: Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace


 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Break-Out Sessions
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Foundational Business Practices - Marketing & Insurance Essentials
(1 ISA CEU)
Monica Hemingway and Gabe Rojas

Witches Broom on Blue Palo Verde:  Cause & Possible Treatments
(1 ISA CEU + 1 PDM CEU)

Ursula Schuch, PhD

Certified Arborist Review and Exam Prep
(1 ISA CEU)
David Mikulak

4:30pm - 6:00pm

  Closing General Session & Raffle Drawings
  Margarita Reception:
Complimentary Margarita Drinks & Mexican Appetizers

6:00pm - 9:00pm

  Networking Reception: All Welcome

  Saturday, September 15, 2018

7:00am - 2:30pm

  Pest Management Workshop: Plant Health Care (6 OPM/PDM CEUs plus 6 ISA CEUs)
  Light Breakfast Buffet for Workshop Attendees: Bagels, Fruit, Coffee, & Juice
  Lunch on your own.

7:30am - 12:30pm

  ISA Certified Arborist Exam: Pre-registration with ISA is required. Exam Registration Deadline was August 29. Get More Info

7:30am - 12:30pm

  Great Trees of Prescott Area Group Hike 


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