New England Chapter
International Society of Arboriculture
49th Annual Conference | October 25-27, 2015
Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, North Conway, NH
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NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER
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.
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
CEUs: ISA-1.5
9:30-10 AM   
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

Tradeshow Floor Presentation - Mark Przekurat
Social Media Safety Program
CEU's: ISA-0.5
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
12-1:30 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.]
 
ISA CEUs-1
7-8 AM
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS
8-9 AM
Richard Cowles - The Neonicitinoid Controversy
ISA (A, U, M, P, C), SAF-1
Tom Ingersoll - "Managing a Multi-Cultural Workforce"
ISA (A, M, BM), CTSP, SAF-1
9-10 AM
Brandon Hughson- TGR’s Changing the Game of Managing
Trees Near Utility Power Lines  
ISA (A, U, M, P, C), SAF-1
Clarisse Hart - New England Ants & Spiders: Facts, Myths,
Your Questions Answered  
ISA (A, M, S), SAF -1
10-10:30 AM
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS

Tradeshow Floor Presentation - Kyle McCabe
Educated Sales   
CTSP-1
10:30-11:30 AM
Marc DiGirolomo - Northeast Forest Update
ISA (A, U, M, S, C), SAF-1
Carl Cathcart - 65 Years of This Wonderful Profession of
Arboriculture  
ISA (A, M, BM), SAF-1
11:30-12:30 PM
Sara Sankowich - 3 Years of VM Storm Resiliency Work/
The Program & Results   
ISA (A, U, M, S, C), SAF-1
Kendra Collins - Past, Present and Future of the American
Chestnut
ISA (A, M, S), SAF-1
12:30-1 PM
BAG LUNCH (per order)
1-2 PM
Stephanie Adams - Fungicides: How They Work and How
to Prevent Resistance
ISA (A, U, M, S, C), SAF-1
REGISTRATION
EXHIBITORS - Space Sold out
All Access Equipment
ALTEC
American Arborist Supplies
ArborJet
BioForest Technologies
Cleaves Co
DRG
ECI
FEVA
Forest Metrix
IML North America
Laser Technology, Inc.
Lewis Tree Service
Lucas Tree Experts
Mauget, Co.
NH Forests and Lands
Rainbow Treecare
SeaCoast Tree Care
SHELTER Tree
Sterling Rope
Stihl
TCIA
The Kenerson Group
The Tree Fund
Tracked Lifts
Trees, Inc.
Vermeer Northeast
SPONSORS
ACRT
ArborJet, Inc.
ArborMaster
Altec
Bartlett Tree Experts
Bear LeVangie
Cleaves Co
CN Utility Consulting
DRG
ECI
Lucas Tree Experts
Morbark
National Grid
SHELTER Tree
Sterling Rope
Stihl
TCIA
UNITIL
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - PRE-CONFERENCE
8-Noon
CPR/AED & First Aid Renew/Recertification - VT Safety Net
CEUs: 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
12:30-5 PM
ISA Certified Tree Worker Skills Exam
Sunday, October 25, 2015 -  PRE-CONFERENCE
9-Noon
Pruning Workshop - Jennifer Kettell
CEUs: ISA-3
9-Noon
Aerial Rescue Workshop - Melissa LeVangie, Kyle McCabe,
Rebecca Siebel-Hunt, Kieran Yaple
CEUs: ISA-3, CTSP-3
Noon-1 PM
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1-4 PM
Chainsaw Safety & Maintenance Workshop - Sold out
(bring your own chainsaw) - Mark Przekurat
CEUs: ISA-3, CTSP-3
CONFERENCE & TRADESHOW
1-4 PM
AirSpade Demonstration & Education - Rainbow Tree Care
CEUs: ISA-3
4:30-5:30 PM
Dr. George Hudler - Magical Mushrooms, Mystical Molds
CEUs: ISA-1
6:30-8:30 PM
President's Reception with Exhibitors
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
Can't make the entire conference?  Sign up a workshop pre-conference.
These 3-4 hour classes are priced individually, click on title to register.
TREK DES TREES - The Fun and CEU's are back - Register
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2007 - North Conway, NH
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