THANK YOU for another great conference!

PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS
Sunday, November 3, 2013
9-12 - Trek des Trees
1-4 - "Aerial Rescue for Today's Workplace" with Mark Chisholm
This workshop will discuss how to create a viable rescue plan before it is needed, identify
risks, mitigate risks, and execute the plan according to the scenario at hand. We will look at
the most common accidents as well as some of the most difficult rescues to perform
including spar and SRT rescue. 3 ISA CEUs.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Sunday, November 3, 2013
6:30pm - Conference registration opens (Grand Foyer)
6:30-8:30pm - Opening Reception, Crowne Plaza

Monday, November 4, 2013—6 ISA CREDITS - General Sessions
8:00-8:30 - NEC-ISA Business Meeting
8:30-8:45 - Conference Welcome
8:45-9:45 - Key Note Speaker, Peter Gerstenberger - "Partnering for
Professionalism"
9:45-10:15 - Break with Exhibitors
10:15-11:15 - Dr. John Ball - "Safety in Arboriculture”
11:15-12:15 - Mark Chisholm - "Systematic Crane Work”
12:30-1:30 - Awards Ceremony & Luncheon
1:30-2:30 - Guy Meilleur - ”Retrenchment Pruning of Hollow Trees"
2:30-3:00 - BREAK, EXHIBITORS
3:00-4:00 - Jamie Goddard - "Ropes, Ropes, Ropes”
4:00-5:00 - Mike Dunn - "So You Want to Start a Tree Business?”

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - Breakout Sessions - Commercial - 4 ISA
CREDITS
8:00-9:00 - Guy Meilleur - “Using the New A300 Root and Soil Standards”
9:00-10:00 - Dr. Tom Mather, The Tick Encounter Resource Center
10:00-10:30 - Break with Exhibitors
10:30-11:30 - Eric Whipple, Dan Mello and Tchukki Andersen  “NEC ISA SRT
Workshop Overview”
11:30-12:30 - Dr. Brian Kane - "Rigging Forces and the Results of Break Tests”

Utility/Municipal—4 ISA CREDITS
8:00-9:00 - Jim Maloney, “Myths and Misconceptions of Line Clearance”
9:00-10:00 - Carol Bradford-Roe - "The Role of Mentoring in Arboriculture”
10:00-10:30 - Break with Exhibitors
10:30-11:30 - Bill Conn - "Four Years Later, How to Manage a Newly Cleared
ROW & Keep it on Cycle!”
11:30-12:30 - Colleen Teerling - "Monitoring for and Managing Emerald Ash
Borer in New England”

1:00-4:00 - ISA Certified Arborist Exam
November 3-5, 2013 - 47th Annual Conference
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick Rhode Island
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CONFERENCE HISTORY
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
  • Bartlett Tree Experts
  • Lucas Tree Experts
  • Cleaves Co.
  • RI Tree Council
  • Stihl
  • SavATree
  • Doggett

CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS
  • ALTEC
  • Cleaves Co
  • CUEs
  • Doggett Corporation
  • FEVA
  • Lucas Tree
  • Nelson Tree Service
  • New England Ropes Corp.
  • Rainbow Treecare
    Scientific Advancements
  • Rhode Island Tree Council
  • SavAtree
  • Shelter Tree
  • Stihl
  • Tracked Lifts
  • Kenerson Group
Visit Warwick - Chamber of Commerce
Crown Plaza Warwick
President's Award to Heather Leff