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Educational Sessions

Expert Express: Innovation in Arboriculture

Network with Presenters and your peers during this informal discussion about the innovations that will change arboriculture in the coming years.
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
3:30 PM — 5:00 PM
Osceola 1, 2, 3
A, U, T, M, L, Bp

Presenter Information

    • John Ball
      Professor of Forestry at South Dakota State University and the Forest Health Specialist for the South Dakota Department of Agriculture. Also instructor for emergency medical technican course and pre-hospital tramua life support. 
    • Rex Bastian
      Rex joined The Care of Trees in 1989 after receiving his Ph.D. from Iowa State University, majoring in Entomology. He is a Regional Technical Advisor with the Davey Tree Expert Co./The Care of Trees, with emphasis on education and training, public relations, and diagnostics. He is an International Society of Arboriculture Board Certified Master Arborist and currently serves on the ISA Board Certified Master Arborist Test Committee.
    • Richard Hauer
      Dr. Rich Haueris currently an Associate Professor of Urban Forestry at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point teaching courses in urban forestry, nursery management and operations, woody plants, dendrology, and introductory forestry. He has worked in tree biology research, natural resource consulting, landscape maintenance, and as an arborist. He received a B.S. in Urban Forestry and Botany from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, a M.S. in Tree Biology from the University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. in Urban and Community Forestry at the University of Minnesota. He has published over 90 papers in popular and peer-reviewed journals and presented over 200 professional presentations

      University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, United States
    • Mark Bridge
      Mark Bridge. Active in the tree care industry since 1990. Founding member of the tree care co-op 'Baumpartner' and the training company 'Baumklettern Schweiz'. Member of BSB and ISA work safety committees. ETCC Chairman. ITCC Head Technician. ITCC Competitor, two time ETCC Champion . BSB Diploma in Tree Care. LOLER inspector.