The ISA Annual International Conference is the world’s premier gathering of arboricultural professionals, where practicing arborists and urban foresters come together with top researchers and educators. The conference provides a lineup of educational sessions led by industry leaders from around the globe, sharing their thoughts and views about the newest trends in equipment, practice, technology and research in arboriculture and urban forestry.

Our goal is to provide a program that meets the educational needs of attendees presented by speakers of the highest quality who represent the diversity of the ISA membership.

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TOPIC AREAS: We have particular interest in presentations related to the topics below, however, presentations on other topics will also be considered:

Trees & People Research
Industry Innovation Soils
Urban Forestry Practical Arboriculture
Sustainability & Diversity Municipal
Utility Tree Disease & Diagnostics
Risk Assessment Tree Biology
Safety & Climbing Business & Workforce Development


Thank you in advance for your submission and for the opportunity to share your expertise and passion for arboriculture! The deadline for submission of proposals is 1 March 2019 at 11:59 p.m. E.S.T.