Full Speaker Schedule 2017-04-19T14:15:37+00:00

Nursery/Landscape EXPO Education Full Class Schedule

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9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
SAT, AUG 12
SIZZLE SESSION – Understanding the TCNP, TCWSP and TMCNP Programs TBD
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
SAT, AUG 12
SIZZLE SESSION – Texas Legislative Session Recap Jeff Stokes - Moderator
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
SAT, AUG 12
SIZZLE SESSION – OLE! Texas: Getting Involved Panel Discussion
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
SAT, AUG 12
SIZZLE SESSION – Getting Started With the TCLA, TCWSP and TCLP Programs TBD
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
SAT, AUG 12
SIZZLE SESSION – OLE Texas: Outdoor Learning Environments Certification Program Cari Browning TNLA: 1  
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM
FRI, AUG 11
KEYNOTE – Bridging the Generation GAP: A Change of Industry Equals a Change of Mindset Dr. Charlie Hall TNLA: 2  
8:00 AM - 9:50 AM
THU, AUG 10
KEYNOTE – Go with Your Gut: Effective Decision-Making in an Over-Thinking World Shelley Row TNLA: 2  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
FRI, AUG 11
Annual Economic Report Dr. Marco Palma - Texas A&M University TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
FRI, AUG 11
Navigating H-2A and H-2B Arnulfo Hinojosa - FEWA TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Moving Beyond Pretty – Plants with Bonus Points Susan Martin - Gardener Sue's News TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
FRI, AUG 11
Using ET Data for Landscape Decisions Dr. Tim Pannkuk - Sam Houston State University TDA: 1 - SPCS General (IPM);   TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   ARCSA: .2;   APLD: 1
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
FRI, AUG 11
SPECIAL TOPICS – New CrapeMyrtle Cultivars Dr. Allen Owings - LSU AgCenter TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Thought for Food: A Green Industry Trend Daniel Cunningham - Texas A&M AgriLife Research TDA: 1 - SPCS General (Other);   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   APLD: 1
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
FRI, AUG 11
What Are Analytics and How Can They Help My Business? Steve Coughran TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Integrating Auxiliary Water Supply and Stormwater Management into Landscape Systems Chris Gaines - Innovative Water Solutions, LLC. TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ARCSA: .2;   APLD: 1
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Plant Panel Discussion 2017 James Plyler/ Jerry Soukup/ Lauren Kirchner - TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Connecting the water drops in Texas Landscapes Patrick Dickinson - Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ARCSA: .2;   APLD: 1
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Implementing a Strategy to Maximize Profits and Cash Flow Steve Coughran TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FRI, AUG 11
From Surviving to Thriving—How to build revenue from the next generation of “growers” Susan Martin - Gardener Sue's News TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Durable, Drought-Tolerant Plants for Texas! Janet Rademacher - Mountain States Wholesale Nursery TDA: 1 - SPCS General (Other);    TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ISA: 1;   APLD: 1
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Maintaining Soil Fertility in an Urban Environment Dr. Sam Feagley - Texas A&M University TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ISA: 1;   APLD: 1
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Therapeutic Plant Values into your Plant Selection Nicholas Staddon - Mountain States Wholesale Nursery TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ISA: 1;   APLD: 1
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
The Sellability of Your Business Peter Holton - Caber Hill Advisors TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Working Out Loud in the Green Industry Daphne Richards - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
FRI, AUG 11
Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Design and Performance in Texas Dr. Fouad Jaber - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ARCSA: .2;   APLD: 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Advance Water Properties of Soil and How These Properties Affect Your Irrigation Procedures Dr. Kenneth Farrish - Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ISA: 1;   ARCSA: .2;   APLD: 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Neuromarketing Agricultural Products Dr. Marco Palma - Texas A&M University TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   APLD: 1
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
Water Conservation Efforts: Making a Difference Dean Minchillo - Tarrant Regional Water District TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   ARCSA: .2  
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
FRI, AUG 11
SPECIAL TOPICS – CMBS Landscape and Container Trials Panel Discussion TDA: 1 - General / SPCS General (Other)   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
SPECIAL TOPICS – Intro of CMBS and Population Monitoring Panel Discussion TDA: 1 - General / SPCS Lawn & Ornamental;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
FRI, AUG 11
SPECIAL TOPICS – Common CrapeMyrtle Disease and Insect Problems Laura Miller - Texas A&M Agrilife Commercial Horticulture, Tarrant County TDA: 1 - General / SPCS Lawn & Ornamental;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
THU. AUG 10
What’s Up with Texas’ Water? Dr. Robert Mace - Texas Water Development Board TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   ARCSA: .2  
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
THU, AUG 10
Federal Regulations and Management of Imported Fire Ants (IFA) in Nursery and Landscape Situations Anne-Marie Callcott - USDA, APHIS, PPQ TDA: 1 - Laws & Reg / SPCS Pest;   TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   APLD: 1
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
THU, AUG 10
Best Maintenance Practices for Healthy Trees Gene Gehring - Urban Renewal, Inc. TDA: 1 SPCS Lawn & Ornamental;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ISA: 1  
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM
THU, AUG 10
Subcontractor Management Alison Blobner - LandOpt TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
THU, AUG 10
Rainwater Harvesting for Urban Irrigation Dotty Woodson - Texas AgriLife Extension TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ISA: 1;   ARCSA: .2;   APLD: 1
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
THU, AUG 10
Landscape Design Basics: Principles, Elements, and Maintenance Mindfulness Dr. Whitney Griffin - Texas A&M University TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   APLD: 1
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
THU, AUG 10
Fine Tuning Your Greenhouse Crop production for Maximum Profits Wayne Pianta - Horticulturist, Educator, Consultant TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
THU, AUG 10
Elasticity Effects on Pricing Dynamics Dr. Charlie Hall - Texas A&M University TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
THU, AUG 10
Protecting Pollinators Laura Miller, TCNP - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension TDA: 1 - General / SPCS General (Other)   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ISA: 1;   APLD: 1
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
THU, AUG 10
ET Programs for Landscape Irrigation Charles Swanson - Texas A&M Agrilife Extension TCEQ: 1;   TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   ARCSA: .2;   APLD: 1
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
THU, AUG 10
Stop Wasting Time! Manage Over-Thinking and Over-Reacting for Effective Decisions Shelley Row TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1  
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
THU, AUG 10
Don’t Leave Your Customers in the Dark! Add Landscape Lighting To Your Business! Rachelle Kemp, TCLP, TMCNP TEA: 1 CPE;   TNLA: 1;   LA_CES: 1;   APLD: 1