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Schedule

Pre-Conference

Wednesday, March 30

Time

7:00 am

Registration Opens

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Crane Operation Safety for Operators and Crew

with Hans Tielmann, NJ Crane Expert

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Option 1: Chainsaw Safety, Handling, Cutting and Precision Tree Felling

with Ken Palmer, ArborMaster

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Option 2: Chainsaw Safety, Handling, Cutting and Precision Tree Felling

with Ken Palmer, ArborMaster

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Option 3: Chainsaw Safety, Handling, Cutting and Precision Tree Felling (tentative)

with Ken Palmer, ArborMaster

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Safety Starts at the Top Workshop

with Dr. John Ball, BCMA, CTSP; and expert panelists

MCA credit. ISA and CTSP pending.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Safety Starts at the Top. Networking Reception

Thursday, March 31

Time

7:00 am

Registration Opens

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Climate Weirdness: Implications for Insect & Disease Outbreaks

with Dr. Richard Cowles, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

MCA credit. ISA and pesticide license credit for N.E. states pending.

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Arborist Safety Is a Team Sport

with Dr. John Ball, BCMA, CTSP

MCA credit. ISA and CTSP pending.

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Trade Show Opens

indoor and outdoor show floors

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Student Career Fair

10:25 am

Prize Drawings

$500 cash and Buckingham gear

10:25 am - 11:30 am

Live Skills Demo: Training Paves the Way

with the Academy Trained team

1:55 pm

Prize Drawings

$500 cash and Buckingham gear

1:55 pm - 3:00 pm

Live Skills Demo: Be an Effective Leader

with the Academy Trained team

4:00 pm

Trade Show Closes

4:00 pm

Buses Load for Opening Reception

in front of The Big E

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Opening Reception

at the Basketball Hall of Fame

Friday, April 1

Time

7:00 am

Registration Opens

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Tree Health Update: What’s Coming Down the Pike

with Nichole Keleher, Massachusetts Department of Conservation

MCA credit. ISA and pesticide license credit for N.E. states pending.

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Climbing Gear Inspection: A Critical Priority

with Mike Tilford, CTSP, SavATree

MCA credit. ISA and CTSP pending.

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Trade Show Opens

indoor and outdoor show floors

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Student Career Fair

10:25 am

Prize Drawings

$500 cash and Buckingham gear

10:25 am - 11:30 am

Live Skills Demo: Don’t Just Flip Hip to Hip

with Ken Palmer and the ArborMaster® team

1:25 pm

Prize Drawings

$500 cash and Buckingham gear

1:25 pm - 2:30 pm

Live Skills Demo: From Blakes to Mechanical Brakes

with Ken Palmer and the ArborMaster® team

3:00 pm

Trade Show Closes

see you at the next ArborEXPO!