New England Chapter
International Society of Arboriculture
CONFERENCE HISTORY
2014 - Burlington, VT
2013 - Warwick, RI
2012 - Newport, RI
2011 - Bath, ME
2010 - Plymouth, MA
2010 - Taunton, MA
2008 - Portland, ME
2007 - North Conway, NH
2006 - Providence, RI
2005 - Burlington, VT
2004 - Manchester, NH
2003 - Portland, ME
2002 - Mystic, CT
2001 - Newport, RI
49th Annual Conference | October 25-27, 2015
Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, North Conway, NH
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NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER
ISA (
NEC-ISA)
P.O. Box 435
Norwell, MA 02061
Phone: 978-844-0441
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Sponsors & Exhibitors
The New England Chapter of ISA is pleased to bring the Annual
Conference & Tradeshow back to North Conway's newly renovated
Red Jacket Mountain View Resort.  

Scenic North Conway offers gorgeous views, excellent outdoor
adventures, amazing history, regional folklore, local breweries, terrific
boutiques and outlet shopping.

Explore this quaint New Hampshire town then come back and relax at
the hotel or go wild in their water park. You won't want to miss this
four-day, family friendly opportunity.

CONFERENCE AGENDA (still finalizing details, check back for updates)
ISA CEU's Requested & Pending
Hotel Information
The Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
is set on 25 acres overlooking the
Moat Mountain Range. The resort
features an indoor water park, arcade,
and restaurant. Conference attendees
and their families can enjoy the water
park for the discounted rate of $15
per person for the length of their stay
at the resort. The Chapter's
discounted  room-rate is just
$129/night.  

Call for reservations at: 800-672-0500
New England Chapter Conference
Code#231187
Monday, October 26, 2015        
6:30-7:30 AM
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS
7:30-8 AM   
NEC-ISA Business Meeting/Annual Report to Members
(with Special Guest Dr. Brian Kane from ISA BOD)
8-9:30 AM  
Key Note Speaker Michael Dirr - The Origin and
Development of Tree Cultivars: Reflections
of the Best of the Old and a View to the New
CEU's: ISA-1.5
9:30-10 AM   
Tradeshow floor presentation
Social Media Safety Program with Mark Przekurat
CEU's: ISA-0.5
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
10-11 AM
Dr. George Hudler - Bleeding cankers of European Beech
CEU's: ISA-0.5
11-Noon
Dr. Daniel Cameron - Ticks, Arborists and Their Families
CEU's: ISA (A, U,M, P, C, AL), CTSP, SAF - 1
11-NOON
Patrick Anderson - The Wide World of Scale Insects
CEU's: ISA (A, M, S, C), SAF - 1  
NOON-1:30 PM
AWARDS LUNCHEON
Gold Leaf, Award of Merit, ISA honors Rick Harper,
President's award, Change of Gavel
1:30-2 PM
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
2-3 PM
Dr. Richard Cowles - Managing with Emerald Ash Borer
CEU's: ISA (A, U, M, P, C), SAF - 1
3-4 PM
Stephanie Adams - Careers in Plant Health, Not Just
Pulling a Hose
CEU's: ISA (A, M, BM, C), SAF - 1
3-4 PM
John Kinchla - Using Grow Bags to Cultivate Healthy Tree
Root Structure in the Nursery
CEU's: ISA (A, M, S, C), SAF - 1
4-5 PM
Michael Dirr - Tree ID Walk
CEU's: ISA (A, M, S, C), SAF - 1
5:30-6:30 PM
RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS
Tuesday, October 27, 2015                                  
6:30-7:30 AM
Amanda Weise - Yoga for Strengthening the Body and
Calming the Mind  
[This is a 60 minute session.  Please we
comfortable clothes, a yoga mat, and towel.]
7-8 AM
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS
8-9 AM
Richard Cowles - The Neonicitinoid Controversy
Tom Ingersoll - "Managing a Multi-Cultural Workforce"
CEU's: CTSP-1
9-10 AM
Brandon Hughson- TGR’s Changing the Game of Managing
Trees Near Utility Power Lines
Clarisse Hart - New England Ants & Spiders: Facts, Myths,
Your Questions Answered
10-10:30 AM
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
Tradeshow Floor Presentation with Kyle McCabe
10:30-11:30 AM
Marc DiGirolomo - Northeast Forest Update
Carl Cathcart - 65 Years of This Wonderful Profession of
Arboriculture
11:30-12:30 PM
Sara Sankowich - 3 Years of VM Storm Resiliency
Work/The Program & Results
Kendra Collins - Past, Present and Future of the American
Chestnut
12:30-1 PM
BAG LUNCH (per order)
1-2 PM
Stephanie Adams - Fungicides: How they work and how
to prevent resistance OR Mushroom ID Walk & Optional
Quiz
REGISTRATION
EXHIBITORS
ArborJet
Stihl
Sterling Rope
Laser Technology, Inc.
AirSpade Division, Guardair Corporation
BioForest Technologies
FEVA
Trees Inc.
TREE Fund
SPONSORS
ArborJet, Inc.
Sterling Rope
Stihl
Bear LeVangie
Saturday, October 24, 2015       
8-Noon
CPR/AED & First Aid Renew/Recertification - VT Safety Net
CEU's: ISA-4, CTSP-4
8:30-Noon
ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist,
& Certified Tree Worker Written Exam
Noon-1 PM
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1-5 PM
Certified Tree Worker Skills Exam
Sunday, October 25, 2015
9-Noon
Pruning Workshop - Jennifer Kettell
CEU's: 3 ISA
9-Noon
Aerial Rescue Workshop - Melissa LeVangie, Kyle McCabe,
Rebecca Siebel-Hunt, Kieran Yaple
CEU's: ISA-3, CTSP-3
Noon-1 PM
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1-4 PM
Chainsaw Safety & Maintenance Workshop
(bring your own chainsaw) - Mark Przekurat
CEU's: ISA-3, CTSP-3
CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW
1-4 PM
AirSpade Demonstration & Education - Rainbow Tree Care
CEU's: ISA-3
4:30-5:30 PM
Dr. George Hudler - Magical Mushrooms, Mystical Molds
CEU's: ISA-1
6:30-8:30 PM
President's Reception with Exhibitors
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS - (Priced separately)