Sprint Sessions

Think fast! Catch up on the latest industry info from Extension personnel, leading suppliers, and other industry experts in quick educational bursts right on the Expo floor.

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday

November 29

 

November 30

 

December 1

9:45 a.m.
Do Your Landscape Crews Need Training?
Arden Urbano
Greenius, Inc.

10:45 a.m.
Alternative "Lawn" Options for New England Landscapes Victoria Wallace, M.S.
University of Connecticut

11:45 a.m.
Recognizing Natural Enemies in the Landscape: Don't Squash Your Allies
Tawny Simisky
University of Massachusetts Extension

12:45 p.m.
Diseases and Pests of 2017 Ann Hazelrigg, Ph.D.
University of Vermont

1:45 p.m.
It's Good to Know: Advice & Thoughts from a Landscape Designer
Leisha Marcoccio
APLD New England

2:45 p.m.
The Latest OSHA Regulations: Are You in Compliance?
Peter Barletta & Edward Conway
U.S. Dept. of Labor/OSHA

 

9:45 a.m.
The $400 Shovel
Arden Urbano
Greenius, Inc.

10:45 a.m.
Xeriscaping
Mandy Bayer
University of Massachusetts

11:45 a.m.
Bacterial Leaf Spots in Nursery Crops
Joan Allen
University of Connecticut

12:45 p.m.
Mother Nature Ends Gypsy Moth Outbreak
Heather Faubert
University of Rhode Island

1:15 p.m.
On the Horizon: Biological Control of Invasive Swallow-worts
Lisa Tewksbury, Ph.D.
University of Rhode Island

2:00 p.m.
Advance Your Site Design Process with Vectorworks Landmark 2018
Eric Gilbey
Vectorworks

2:45 p.m.
Writing Newsletters that Connect with Customers
GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators

 

9:45 a.m.
The Dirty Dozen of Tree Decay Assessment
Chris Luley, Ph.D.
Urban Forest Diagnostics

10:45 a.m.
Sub-mist: A Novel Approach to Plant Propagation
Stephanie Burnett
University of Maine

11:45 a.m.
Providing Forage for Pollinators Emerging from Winter Hibernation
John Campanelli, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Connecticut

12:45 p.m.
Landscape Adaptable Native Perennials for Butterflies Jessica Lubell, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut

1:45 p.m.
Productivity & the New Employee
Arden Urbano
Greenius, Inc.

 

Expo & Seminar Hours

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Seminars 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Expo 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Seminars 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Expo 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1
Seminars 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Expo 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Expo & Seminar Hours

Wednesday, November 29
Seminars
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Expo
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 30
Seminars
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Expo
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, December 1
Seminars
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Expo
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.