2013 Conference at a Glance
2013 Workshop Descriptions
Pesticide Continuing Education
Shade Tree Short Course and INLA Tradeshow
February 26 - 28, 2013 at Scheman Building
Please note: There is significant snow forecasted for the Ames area so please check road conditions and weather forecasting sources for the latest on the snowstorm. Though the conference will not be cancelled, we encourage registered participants to use caution in travelling. If you are unable to attend on Wednesday, please know you are welcome to register and attend on Thursday if you are able.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 (Scheman Building) - "INLA DAY"
Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association Events (Room 275 & 299 Scheman Building)
The Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association will host an entire day especially designed for INLA members. The day will feature Iowa Certified Nursery Professional (ICNP) certification testing and a continuing education program for current ICNPs.
Become an ISA Certified Arborist (Room 250-252 Scheman Building)
Once again in 2013, the ISU Shade Tree Short Course will host an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist exam. STSC participants wishing to take the exam should register online with the ISA (
) or call the ISA at 888-472-8733.
8:00 -12:00 (Noon)
Iowa Certified Nursery Professional (ICNP) Testing -- Room 275
10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
ICNP Continuing Education -- Room 299 (lunch served at noon)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
ISA Certified Arborist Exam -- Room 250-252
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Trade Show Set-up (Vendor Reception 4:00-6:00pm)
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 (Scheman Building)
7:30 - 9:15 a.m.
Registration, Refreshments, and Visit Trade Show (First floor lobby, Scheman Building)
Opening General Session (C.Y. Stephens Auditorium)
9:15 - 9:30 a.m
Welcome and Announcements, Donald Lewis, Iowa State University
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Natural Terroristic Acts: Trees and Drought! -- Kim D. Coder, University of Georgia
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The Practical Science of Planting Trees -- Gary Watson, The Morton Arboretum
11:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch, Visit Trade Show, and INLA Business Meeting
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Workshop Session A
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Workshop Session B
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.
Break and Visit Trade Show
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Workshop Session C
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Iowa Arborist Association Meeting (Room 175-179)
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Hospitality Reception (Open to all attendees) -- Reiman Gardens
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Dinner/Scholarship Auction (Open to all attendees -- $35/adults and $15/children) - Reiman Gardens
Thursday, February 28, 2013 (Scheman Building)
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Refreshments and Visit Trade Show
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Workshop Session D
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Workshop Session E
11:00 - 12:00 (Noon)
Workshop Session F
12:00 (Noon) - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (optional/Scheman Building) or on your own
Trade Show Open for Final Time!
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Workshop Session G
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Concluding General Session (Benton Auditorium)
The Great Landscape Plant Challenge -- Part III -- Mark Gleason, Donald Lewis, and Jeff Iles, Iowa State University
3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Departments of Entomology, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, and Plant Pathology
DATES for 2014
Mark your calendars for February 25-27, 2014 at the Scheman Building in Ames!
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