2021 Annual Conference & Trade Show

  • Hilton by Doubletree, Manchester, NH
    Hilton by Doubletree, Manchester, NH
  • 2021 Exhibitor Space!
    2021 Exhibitor Space!
  • Manchester, NH
    Join us in beautiful Manchester, NH
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2021 Annual Conference & Trade Show

October 3-5, 2021 | DOUBLETREE BY HILTON | mANCHESTER, nh | register today!

Registration is Open! Please join us in the great City of Manchester, NH for a TON of arboriculture education. This year's Keynote Speaker is the legendary Eduardo Medina. We will also be featuring Dr. Mandy Bayer a 2021 Tree Fund Grant Winner! click here to see the entire agenda!

Hotel Information:

Doubletree by Hilton Downtown | 700 Elm Street | Manchester, NH 03101 | (603) 625-1000 or Click here to reserve your room for the low group rate of just $149/night. Group - New England ISA.

Sponsors

You can sponsor a reception, our luncheon, a break or a breakfast cLICK hERE!  to see all of the sponsorship opportunities

Exhibitors

The Exhibitor space will be located in the hotel's historic armory! Booths are just $500. Move-in starts on Sunday at 8am. Register HerE!

Agenda

SUNDAY

OCTOBER 3, 2021

ALL DAY

TREK des TREES ALL DAY ON YOUR OWN – Pick Up TREK at Registration Starting at 8am

8 - Noon

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, and Certified Tree Worker Written Exam – Merrimack

8 – Noon

First Aid, CPR, and AED – Contoocook

1:30PM - 4

Utility Arboretum Tour – * BUS TO SITE * Meet in Assembly at 1:30 OR at tour site at 2:00 - 13 Legends Drive Hooksett, NH

5 - 6

PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS – Armory

5-6

SILENT AUCTION OPENS

MONDAY

OCTOBER 4, 2021

ALL DAY

TREK des TREES ALL DAY ON YOUR OWN – Pick Up TREK at Registration

ALL DAY

SILENT AUCTION OPEN ALL DAY

6:45 - 7:45

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS – Armory

7:15 - 7:45

NEC-ISA Business Meeting/Annual Report to Members – Four Rivers Ballroom

7:45 - 8

Conference Welcome – Four Rivers Ballroom

8 - 9:30

Eduardo Medina – “El Abuelo del Pueblo” The Montezuma Cypress a 5000-Year-Old Tree and Other Old Trees in Mexico – Four Rivers Ballroom

9:30 – 10:30

Brigitte Orrick – Attracting and Retaining your Greatest Asset – Talent! – Four Rivers Ballroom

10:30 – 11

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS – SPONSORED BY ArborJet – Armory

11:00- 12

Dr. Suzanna Kerio – Trends in Urban Tree Stress in New England – Four Rivers Ballroom

Noon - 1:30

AWARDS LUNCHEON – Armory
Gold Leaf, Ryan Award, Award of Merit, ISA Honors, President's Award, Scholarships

1:30 - 2:30

 

Dan Herms – Climate Change and Arboriculture: as Earth Warms, Trees Feel the Heat – Four Rivers Ballroom

2:30 - 3

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS – Armory

3 - 4

Dr.  Lindsey Rustad – Why Ice Storms Aren’t Cool: Lessons Learned from Ice Storm Studies at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, NH – Four Rivers Ballroom

4 - 5

Dr. Mandy Bayer – Container Production Impacts on Trees in the Urban Landscape

5 - 6:30

RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS – Heads or Tails Raffle – Armory

TUESDAY

OCTOBER 4, 2021

ALL DAY

TREK des TREES ALL DAY ON YOUR OWN – Pick Up TREK at Registration

ALL DAY

SILENT AUCTION OPEN ALL DAY

7 - 8

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS – Armory

8 - 9

Piera Siegert – Invasive Pest Landscape in New Hampshire and Beyond – Pemigewasset

8-9:30

Sam Hill - Overview of ANSI A300 Standards, Their Purpose, Development and Use – Three Rivers

9:30-10

Wayne Dubin and Jeff Kempter - ANSI A300 Part 1 Pruning – Three Rivers

9 - 10

Rob Cole - White Pine Decline in the Northeast US – Pemigewasset

9 – 9:30

Rich Hauer - ANSI A300 Part 6 Planting and Transplanting – Three Rivers

9:30 - 10

Geoff Kempter - ANSI A300 Part 9 Tree Risk Assessment - Three Rivers

10 - 10:30

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS – Grand Ballroom North

10:15

SILENT AUCTION ENDS – BIDS DUE AT 10:15

10:30 - 11:30

Dr. Anand Persad - Biodiversity Assessments in IVM - Managed ROW’s: Pollinator Health in Relation to Plant Composition and Off Corridor Adjacent Land Use in Transmission Corridors Pemigewasset

10:30-11

Dr. Thomas Smiley - ANSI A300 Part 10 Integrated Pest Management – Three Rivers

11AM-12:30

ALL Committee Members - ANSI A300 Practical Applications, From Writing Work Specifications to Using the A300 Standards – Three Rivers

11:30 - 12:30

Sara Sankowich (Moderator) - Women in Arboriculture Panel Discussion – Pemigewasset