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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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