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    2017 Agenda at a Glance

    Dates, times, and locations subject to change.

    For a complete conference agenda including detailed educational program information download the conference app.

    Friday, 28 July

    • 7:00 am–10:30 am
      Registration Open for Pre-Conference Workshops at the Arboretum
      (US National Arboretum)
    • 8:00 am–5:00 pm
      Tree Anatomy Workshop (US National Arboretum)
    • 8:00 am–4:00 pm
      Pre-Conference Workshops (US National Arboretum)
    • 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
      Arbor Fair and Expo (US National Arboretum)
    • 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
      Registration Open for Pre-Conference Workshops at the Arboretum
      (US National Arboretum)
    • 1:00 pm–5:15 pm
    • 1:00 pm–9:00 pm
      ISA Board of Directors Meeting (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
    • 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
      Conference Registration Open (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)

    Saturday, 29 July

    Sunday, 30 July

    • 7:30 am–8:30 pm
      Registration Open (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–3:00 pm
      Tree Anatomy Workshop (National Arboretum)
    • 8:00 am–4:00 pm
    • 8:00 am–5:00 pm
      ISA Council of Representatives Meeting (COR)
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:30 am–2:00 pm
      ITCC Masters' Challenge (National Arboretum)
    • 9:00 am–2:00 pm
      Arbor Fair and Expo (US National Arboretum)
    • 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
      ISA Board of Directors Meeting (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 4:00 pm–4:30 pm
      ISA Annual Business Meeting (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 5:15 pm–5:55 pm
      Student Kickoff Meeting (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
      Arboriculture Celebration/Opening Ceremony
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
      Welcome Reception on the Trade Show Floor
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)

    Monday, 31 July

    • 7:00 am–8:30 am
      Women in Arboriculture Networking Session
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 7:00 am–8:30 am
      BCMA Breakfast (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 7:00 am–5:00 pm
      Registration Open (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 7:30 am–8:00 am
      Coffee and Networking (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–8:30 am
      President's Welcome (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:30 am–9:15 am
      Keynote Presentation: Mark Buscaino(Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 9:30 am–11:00 am
      Educational Sessions (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 11:00 am–1:00 pm
      Break on the Trade Show floor (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 11:00 am–5:00 pm
      Trade Show Open (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 11:00 am–5:00 pm
      ISA Presents: Educational Poster Displays
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Trade Show Floor)
    • 11:15 am–4:15 pm
      Climbers’ Corner (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 1:00 pm–5:00 pm
      Educational Sessions (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 2:30 pm–3:30 pm
      Break on the Trade Show floor (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 5:15 pm–6:00pm
      AREA Meeting (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 6:00pm–8:00 pm
    • 7:00 pm–7:30 pm
      TREE Fund Day at Night (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)

    Tuesday, 1 August

    • 7:30 am–1:30 pm
      Registration Open (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–9:00 am
      Continental Breakfast on the Trade Show Floor
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–3:00 pm
      Trade Show Open (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–3:00 pm
      ISA Presents: Educational Poster Displays
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Trade Show Floor)
    • 8:15 am–2:00 pm
      Climbers’ Corner (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 9:00 am–4:00 pm
      Educational Sessions (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 10:30 am–11:00 am
      Coffee and Networking Break (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 12:30 pm–2:30 pm
      Break on the Trade Show floor (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 4:15 pm–5:00 pm
      Tuesday Closing Keynote: Ari Novy (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
      ISA Board of Directors Meeting (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 7:00 pm–11:00 pm
      TREE Fund After Hours Silver Anniversary Tour Celebration
      and Mid-Atlantic Chapter Party (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)

    Wednesday, 2 August

    • 7:00 am–11:00 am
      Registration Open (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 7:30 am–8:00 am
      Coffee and Networking (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 7:30 am–5:00 pm
      ISA Presents: Educational Poster Displays
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–12:00 pm
      ISA US Botanic Garden and Capital Tour
      (Departs from Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–3:00 pm
      SCA Field Day (Departs from Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–5:00 pm
      AREA and General Education Sessions (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–5:00 pm
      Municipal Specialist Certification Prep Course
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 8:00 am–5:00 pm
      Casey Trees Tour
      (Welcome then departs from Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
      Break Refreshments/Lunch on Your Own
      (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)
    • 3:00 pm–3:15 pm
      Break (Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center)

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