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
1:30Working for The Greatest Good: A California Perspective of How Land Managers Can Employ Informative Data, Industry Best Practices, and Innovative Thinking to Care for Forests in An Age of Catastrophic Wildfires, Jimi Scheid, Cal FIREBug Wars: Alternative Pest Management Strategies, A.D. Ali, Ph.D., Davey Tree Expert Company  .75 CTM – BP
2:15  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
4:00DEEP DIVE with James Clark, Ph.D.1.0 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 
 12:00Tree 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
 1:00Do Lateral and Codominant Branches Behave the Same?, 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  
 2:15Technology 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 FranciscoForged in Fire: Arborist Options Before and After Fire, Jim Flott, Community Forestry Consultants, 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
1:15Investigative Visual Tree Assessment: A Strategic Approach to Diagnosing Tree Problems, Scott D. Baker, Tree Solutions, Inc.Youth Engagement in Arboriculture: At-Height Experiences to Engage, Inspire, and Recruit, Chad Giblin, University of Minnesota1.0 CTM BP
2:15Break with Exhibitors – Trade Show and Network Lounges open  
2:45The 101’s on choosing the right business entity for your business, Retirement planning and Investment planning, Francine Lai Dermatology for Arborists, Saving Face, Literally!!, Dr. J. Hibler, OD
3:30Peaks 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
4:30Conclusion of program – SEE YOU IN HUMBOLDT Jimi Scheid