2022 Annual Conference & Trade Show

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    Education Space
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2022 Annual Conference & Trade Show
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

October 2-4, 2022 | Sheraton Framingham, MA | participant registrationSponsor & Exhibitor registration 

Join us at the conveniently located, Framingham Sheraton in Framingham, Massachusetts for the 2022 New England Chapter ISA Conference and Trade Show! 

participant registration | Sponsor & Exhibitor registration 

HOTEL ROOM RESERVATIONS 

Hotel Rooms are available at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center for the low group rate of just $149/night call 508-879-7200 to make a reservation using the New England Chapter  ISA conference group name. Early bird rates will be available until September 2nd

AGENDA October 2-4, 2022

SUNDAY

ALL DAY

TREK des TREES ALL DAY ON YOUR OWN (Pick up at Registration)

8:00-NOON

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

8:00-12:30

First Aid, CPR, and AED - $85 Per Person – 9/16/22 Cutoff to register

1:15-4:30

TOUR - Tree Risk Assessment – Best Management Practices - Mark Duntemann – Bus to Cushing Memorial Park – Meet in Hotel Lobby at 1:15pm

1:30-4:30

Student Workshop – Knots, Throw Line Techniques, Climbing Gear

5:00 - 6:00pm

PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS – The Worcester Room - SILENT AUCTION

MONDAY

ALL DAY

TREK des TREES ALL DAY ON YOUR OWN (Pick up at Registration)

6:45-8:00am

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS – The Worcester Room  - SILENT AUCTION

7:15-7:45am

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

7:45-8:00am

Conference Welcome – Mayor of Framingham, Charlie Sisitsky - Grand Ballroom

8:00 - 9:30am

Mark Duntemann – Keynote Address – System Level Tree Risk Management– Grand Ballroom

9:30 -10:00am

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS – The Worcester Room - SILENT AUCTION - Sponsored by Wright Tree Service

10:00 -11:00am

Brian Kane – Choosing a Safe Tie in Point (TIP) - Grand Ballroom

11:00am – 12:00pm

Eva Paradiso – Teaching Urban Teens about Trees: Speak for the Trees' The Teen Urban Tree Corps – Grand Ballroom

12:00 - 1:30pm

LUNCHEON-Chapter Awards Ceremony – Grand Ballroom

1:30-2:30pm

Emmett Shutts- Seven Questions to Ask When Buying Tree Climbing Gear- Grand Ballroom

2:30-3:30pm

Wei Zang – Successful Tree Planting Projects Require More Than Just “Planting” - Grand Ballroom

3:30-4:00pm

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS – The Worcester Room - SILENT AUCTION

4:00 – 5:00pm

Nick Brazee – Pests and Pathogens of Landscape Trees and Shrubs: Trends from the 2022 Season – Grand Ballroom

5:00 - 6:00 PM

RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS – The Worchester Room - HEADS OR TAILS RAFFLE

TUESDAY

ALL DAY

TREK des TREES ALL DAY ON YOUR OWN

7:00 – 8:00am

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITOR – The Worchester Room - SILENT AUCTION

8:00 – 9:00am

John Gathright – Keynote #2 - Beyond Tree Care.  Discovering the True Value of Trees, Creates Social Hero’s and Better Businesses! - Grand Ballroom

9:00 – 10:00am

Rafael Vega – Past and Present Strategies for Managing Adelgid Infestations in the Northeast - Grand Ballroom

10:00 - 10:30am

BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS – The Worchester Room - SILENT AUCTION ENDS at 10:15

10:30 - 11:30am

Rich Cartier – Plant Health Care Safety and Culture - Grand Ballroom

11:30am - 12:30pm

Kieran Hunt - Beyond the Butterfly: Managing ROWs for Ecological Productivity – Grand Ballroom