HDGIC Agenda

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High Desert Green Industry Conference Schedule at a Glance

TIME

BLDG

ROOM

TITLE

SPEAKER

 7:30-5:00

Middle

Main

REGISTRATION AND TRADESHOW OPEN

 

 

GENERAL SESSION

South

Main

 

Welcome / Keynote

 

 

 8:00 

 

 

The Power of Wow: How to Grow Loyal Customers who Grow Your Business

Lisa Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 9:00

Middle

Main

BREAK

 

SESSION  I

 

 

 

 

 

 9:20 

South

Main

The Silent Invasion: Established & Emerging Invasive Insect Threats to Urban and Natural Forests in the PNW

Dr. Robbie Flowers

 

Middle

Eileen

Shining the Light on LED Lighting Options

Molly McDowell Dunston

 

Middle

Eastlake

Water-safe Landscaping: Considerations for Reducing Pollutants & Maintaining Landscaped Stormwater Facilities

Wendy Edde

 

 

 

 

 

 10:10

Middle

Main

BREAK

 

SESSION II

 

 

 

 

 

 10:30 

South

Main

 Insect Management in Turf for the Inland PNW

Dr. Gwen Stahnke

 

Middle

Eileen

Cutting Edge Irrigation

Molly Dunston

 

Middle

Eastlake

Top 5 Ways to Get Hurt on the Job and How to Avoid Being a Statistic!

Scott Clark

 

 

 

 

 

 11:20

Middle

Main

BREAK

 

SESSION III

 

 

 

 

 

 11:40

South

Main

Organic Lawn Care

Dr. Gwen Stahnke

 

Middle

Eileen

Tough Trees for High Desert Landscapes

Nancy Buley

 

Middle

Eastlake

Hardscape Discoveries

Brian Salazar

 

 

 

 

 

 12:30

Middle

Main

LUNCH

 

SESSION IV

 

 

 

 

 1:30

South

Main

Vegetation Management and Noxious Weed Control in Deschutes County

Jon Valley

 

Middle

Eileen

Creating Beautiful & Bountiful Landscapes with Edible Plants

Debbie Goodwin

 

Middle

Eastlake

Learn the Ropes / Tie the Knot

Brian French

 

 

 

 

 

 2:20

 

 

BREAK / RAFFLE

 

SESSION V        
 2:40 South Main Insect Management in a Post-Neonicotinoid World

JamesBethke

  Middle Eileen Introduction to Tree Risk Assessment Ruth Williams & Brian French
  Middle Eastlake Drive More Business with Social Media Lisa Smith
         
 3:30      BREAK / RAFFLE
 
SESSION V       CONTINUED
       
3:50 South Main Insect Management in a Post-Neonicotinoid World James Bethke
  Middle Eileen Introduction to Tree Risk Assessment Ruth Williams & Brian French
  Middle Eastlake Drive More Business with Social Media Lisa Smith
 4:40      RAFFLE  
 5:00     CONFERENCE ADJOURNS