When

Aug. 8-12

Where

Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center

Kissimmee, Florida

Online

Website

Facebook: International Society of Arboriculture

Twitter: @ISArboriculture, #ISAOrlando

Trade Show

Sunday, Aug. 9 | 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (Reception); Monday, Aug. 10 | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 11 | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Tree Academy Workshops

Hands-on Tree Academy Workshops will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8-9. Topics include tree risk assessment, tree diagnostics, Florida tree ID, killer trees and other topics. Attendees can earn up to 9 CEUs.

Look for the ISA International Conference and Trade Show logo throughout this issue for booth #s of our advertisers. And don’t forget to stop by and visit Tree Services at booth# 1111.

Educational Sessions

Earn up to 16 CEUs with a large number of choices of educational sessions held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 10-12.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Margaret Lowman, an American biologist, educator, ecologist, writer, editor and public speaker. Her expertise involves canopy ecology, canopy plant-insect relationships and constructing canopy walkways.

Climbers’ Corner

Sessions will be held Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 10-11, on the Trade Show Floor. Earn up to 7.5 CEUs.

CEU Opportunities

The number of CEUs available depends on level of participation. Individuals who attend the maximum number of sessions each day and purchase tickets to participate in Tree Academy Workshops can earn up to 25 CEUs. See show guides for more information.

Schedule of Events

(Times, events subject to change)

SATURDAY, AUG. 8

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tree Academy Workshops

SUNDAY, AUG. 9

8:00 a.m. Asplundh Golf Outing to benefit TREE Fund

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tree Academy – EPCOT Arboriculture Tour

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tree Academy Workshops

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. AREA/UTGL Tour

5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Education/Research Posters on Display

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Opening Ceremony

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Welcome Reception on Trade Show Floor Trade Show open, TREE Fund Silent Auction

MONDAY, AUG. 10

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Education/Research Posters on Display

8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Opening General Session

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Trade Show open

TREE Fund Silent Auction (Trade Show Floor)

9:55 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. Climbers’ Corner (Trade Show Floor)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Margaret Lowman

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Educational Sessions

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. TREE Fund Raise Your Hand for Research Auction

TUESDAY, AUG. 11

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Education/Research Posters on Display

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Women in Arboriculture Networking Session

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Educational Sessions

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Trade Show open

TREE Fund Silent Auction Item Pickup (Trade Show Floor)

9:55 a.m. – 3:20 p.m. Climbers’ Corner (Trade Show Floor)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. UAA Lunch

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Poster Presenter Question and Answer Session

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. AREA Meeting

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Student/AREA Social

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. SMA Municipal Specialist Certification Exam Prep Course

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. SCA: Structural Pruning Tour at Leu Gardens

8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Educational & Professional Affiliate Sessions