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InVigorateU 2019 Schedule

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Hortica logo
Sunday, January 13

Exhibitor Setup
2pm - 7pm

Opening Reception
6:00pm

Hosted by
ILASLA

Location:
Medici
120 W. North St.
Walking distance from the Marriott

 

Monday, January 14

  PLANTS HARDSCAPE IRRIGATION
7:30am Registration and Check-In

8am

Registration and Check-In; Time with Exhibitors

 

Low Voltage
Electrical
Troubleshooting

Course ID
750-198-C9

Presenter:
Don Franklin
Hunter Industries

4 CEUs

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9am Keynote: 2019 Economic Outlook
for the Green Industry

Presenter: Dr. Charlie Hall
Professor & Ellison Chair
Department of Horticulture Sciences
Texas A&M University
Access Dr. Hall's Presentation Here
10am

Ensuring the Health
of Your Plants

Presenter: Gary Watson
The Morton Arboretum
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Hardscapes 101
Presenter: Tim Huinker
Anchor Wall Systems
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11am

        Are We Speaking a
Different Language?

Presenter: 
Angela Treadwell-Palmer
Plants Nouveau
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Presentation Here

Don’t Overlook the Fundamentals:
      Best Practices for
Hardscape Success   

Presenter: Tim Huinker
Anchor Wall Systems
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12pm

SHARED LUNCH BREAK
All participants gather in the ballroom for lunch, networking, and time to visit with exhibitors.

Special thanks to our meal sponsors:

Meal Sponsors


1pm


Trees for Today
and the Future

Presenter: Nancy Buley
J. Frank Schmidt
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Your Customer Knows Exactly
What They Want...Or Do They?
Presenter: Tim Huinker
Anchor Wall Systems
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Irrigation
Scheduling

Course ID:

750-198-C10

Presenter:
Don Franklin
Hunter Industries

4 CEUs

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Irrigation sessions 
sponsored by

Hunter logo

 

2pm

Protecting our Forests
with
Species Diversity
Presenter: Melissa Custic
The Morton Arboretum
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New OSHA Silica Dust Law:
Are You Compliant?
Presenter: Tim Huinker
Anchor Wall Systems
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3pm

New Perennials: Navigating
Through the Introductions
Presenter: Paul Pilon
Perennial Solutions
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In Search of a ‘Business Within
Your Business’?
Try Cleaning & Sealing
Presenter: Richard Beaulieu
Techniseal
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4pm

Plant Failures and
Why They Failed

Presenter: Bill Spradley
Trees, Forests And Landscapes, Inc.
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Improved Efficiency, Increased
Profitability...Sign Me Up!
Presenter: Tim Huinker
Anchor Wall Systems
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Paul Pilon's presentation sponsored by

NNP logo

Hardscape sessions sponsored by

Belgard

 


IGIA Social Mixer
5PM  Join us for cocktails & appetizers, networking, and exhibitor time
Sponsored by
Unilock logo    Davey Tree    Midwest TradingHome Nursery

Tuesday, January 15

 

Growers
Nurseries
Arborists

Business
Owners &
Managers
Landscape
Architects
& Designers

Irrigation
7:00am

Connection with your Association during the IGIA Semi-Annual
Membership Meeting. All members are welcome!

7:30am

Registration and Check-In; Time with Exhibitors


8:00am
8:15 Start Time
Keynote: 

Understanding the Illinois Political
Landscape: Digging for Answers
Presenters: Senator Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria), State of Illinois
and Molly Rockford, Illinois Strategies

 

 

8:00 Start Time 

Drip Design &
Scheduling
for Urban
Landscapes

Course ID
750-198-C8

Presenter: 
Don Franklin
Hunter Industries

4 CEUs

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9am Today's Breeding
Trends
= Tomorrow's
Gardens

Presenter: 
Angela Treadwell-Palmer
Plants Nouveau
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Establish a
Culture
of Excellence

Presenter: 
Jeffrey Scott
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Landscape
Transformation:
Designing with Light

Presenter:
Drew Tedford
FX Luminaire

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10am

Timelines to Market
Presenter:
 
Nancy Buley
J. Frank Schmidt

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Benchmarking
for
Profit
Improvement

Presenter: 
Jeffrey Scott
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 Maximizing Space
for Tree Roots
in the Built
Environment

Presenter:
Gary Watson
The Morton Arboretum
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11am

Jumping Worms,
Viburnum
Leaf Beetles,

& WPS, Oh My!
Presenter: 
Nanette Kalscheur
Illinois Dept of Agriculture
LEARN MORE

Build Your
Bench and
Succession Plan

Presenter: 
Jeffrey Scott
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Reconnecting Trees
to Soils in
Our Landscapes

Presenter:
Chris Fields-Johnson
The Davey Tree
Expert Company
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12pm

SHARED LUNCH BREAK
All participants gather in the ballroom for lunch, networking, and time to visit with exhibitors.

Special thanks to our meal sponsors:

Meal Sponsors


1pm

Industry Roundtable
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  Urban Surface
Approaches for
Green Stormwater
Infrastructures

Presenter:
Mary Pat
McGuire, RLA
University of Illinois 
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Overhead Irrigation 
Components & Design

Course ID:
750-198-C7

Presenter: 
Don Franklin
Hunter Industries

4 CEUs

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2pm

Lofty Goals:
Preparing to
Grow 
the
Chicago Region
Tree Canopy

Presenter: 
Lydia Scott
The Morton Arboretum
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Case Studies on
Business
Transformation

Presenter: 
Jeffrey Scott
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 Successfully
Designing
Irrigation Into the
Landscape Now
and in the Future

Presenter:
Dan Feick, RLA
FRS Design
Group LLC
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3pm Growers
Swap Shop

Business
Owners
Panel

 Elements of a
Healing Garden

Presenter:
Mark Dwyer
Rotary
Botanical Garden
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