Schedule Overview

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH  

8:45AM Yoga with Helen StoneCEUS
9:45Welcome, Past President Molly Sinnott, Sinnott Consulting Tree Fund Message – ISA Message 
10:00Keynote – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency: Where a 50-Year Legacy Guides Environmentalism in the 21st Century for Lake Tahoe, Joanne Marchetta, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1.0 CTM – BM
11:00Break with Exhibitors – Trade Show and Network Lounges open  
12:30“Lightning Rounds” – Alternative Sidewalks: Gordon Mann; Report writing: Rick Gessner; Working with Wildlife: Ryan Gilpin.75 CTM – BM
1:15Fire in the West: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going, Christina Restaino Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno  Bug Wars: Alternative Pest Management Strategies, A.D. Ali, Ph.D., Davey Tree Expert Company  .75 CTM – BP
2:00  Afternoon break – Trivia Game. The Dark Side of Science: This, That and the Other with California ReLeaf Trade Show and Network Lounges open  
2:45Pollinator Protection and Integrated Pest Management Practices, Kevin Burls, Ph.D., University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, RenoThe Arborist and Tree Contractor at Trial: The Nuisance-Tree Case from Initial Consultation Through Verdict, Derek Simpson, Attorney at Law  1.00 CTM-BM
3:45DEEP DIVE with James Clark, Phd1.0 CTM BP
5:00Wines: Hidden gems — the lesser known, but delightful varieties, Bruce Hagen (Benefiting the TREE Fund) 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH

8:45AM Yoga with Helen Stone  
9:45Welcome to Day 2 – Rose Epperson, Executive Director 
10:00Tree Selection and Species Diversity in the Urban Forest, Matt Ritter, Ph.D., Cal Poly San Luis Obispo1.0 CTM – BP
11:00Break with Exhibitors – Trade Show and Network Lounges open  Virtual Tree Tour ID and Assessment – Wendy Hansen & Rod Haulenbeek 
 12:15Tree Water Dynamics, A.D. Ali, Ph.D., Davey Tree Expert CompanyThe Eclectic Urban Forest Planting Test: Taking bold (and simple) new steps to grow the urban forest of tomorrow, Ian Kesterson, City of Berkeley  ,75 CTM–BP
 1:00Understanding Co-dominant Stems, Gregory Dahle, University of West Virginia, Morgantown, WVTrees, Roots & the Urban Soil Environment, Heidi Kratsch, Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno  .75 CTM – BP
 1:45Afternoon Break – Trivia Game. Civilized Humor: This, That and the Other with California ReLeaf Trade Show and Network Lounges open  
 2:30Technology for the Climber, Consultant, & Company, Nick Araya, Ricardo Vasquez & Karina Nordbak, TreeCare LAANSI A300 Pruning – Overview and how to use the Standard, Geoff Kempter, Asplundh Tree Expert Company  1.0 CTM-BP
 3:30Trees in a Challenging Environment: Stormwater Basins, Igor Lacan, Ph.D., University of California Cooperative Extension, San Mateo/San FranciscoInvestigative Visual Tree Assessment: A Strategic Approach to Diagnosing Tree Problems, Scott D. Baker, Tree Solutions, Inc.  1.0 CTM BP
4:30DEEP DIVE with Linda Chalker Scott, PhD1.0 CTM BP
5:30HAPPY HOUR with California ReLeaf (BYOB) – Quiz Time! 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH

8:45AM Yoga with Helen Stone 
9:45Welcome to Day 3 – Jimi Scheid 
10:00Bring your kids to work w/ the TREECircus.75 CTM BP
10:45Women in Arboriculture Breaking Barriers, Jessika Mitchell, Davey Resource Group1.0 CTM BM
11:45Break with Exhibitors – Picture Trivia: Trees that Entertain and Shape us with California ReLeaf Trade Show and Network Lounges open  
12:15Danger>Hazard>Risk, a Review of Terminology Used by Electric Utilities to Characterize Risk Posed by Trees, Geoff Kempter, Asplundh Tree Expert Company (CEU – US)Climate-ready Trees: Predicting Urban Forest Responses to Climate-change, Taylor Crow, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo  .75 CTM BP
1:00Forged in Fire: Arborist Options Before and After Fire, Jim Flott, Community Forestry Consultants, Inc.Youth Engagement in Arboriculture: At-Height Experiences to Engage, Inspire, and Recruit, Chad Giblin, University of Minnesota1.0 CTM BP
2:00Break with Exhibitors – Trade Show and Network Lounges open  
2:45Lightning Round: Saving Face, Literally!!, Dr. J. Hibler; The 101’s on choosing the right business entity for your business, Retirement planning and Investment planning, Francine Lai                   .5 CTM BP
3:15Peaks of Arboriculture: A Recap of Recent Technical Achievements, Scientific Discoveries, and Useful Resources for the Practicing Arborist, Igor Lacan, Ph.D. University of California Cooperative Extension, San Mateo/San Francisco1.0 CTM BP
4:15Conclusion of program – SEE YOU IN HUMBOLDT Jimi Scheid