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Join us in Irvine

November 7-8, 2018

November 14, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa Presented by: Utility Arborist Association
Utility Arborist Association Regional Meeting

Event Information

For the 6th consecutive year, the Utility Arborist Association (UAA) is proud to partner with the Arbor Day Foundation’s Partners in Community Forestry Conference.

The UAA will be providing a one-day regional meeting with programming for any arborist or community leader who wants to learn more about utility vegetation management. Past topics have included: Integrated Vegetation Management, Safety in the Field, Herbicides, Tree Line USA, Storms and Best Management Practices. We hope you will join us!

Continuing Education Credits

The Partners in Community Forestry Conference has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

By attending all sessions, attendees could receive as many as:
  • Practice: 2
  • Management: 5
  • Climber Specialist 1
  • Certified Arborist: 7
  • Utility Specialist: 6
  • Municipal Specialist: 6
  • Aerial Lift: 1


Agenda

date  Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • 7:00–8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:00–9:00 a.m. Going Out on a Limb: Sharing my Story About the Accident That Almost Ended my Career Keith Pancake, ACRT
  • 9:00–10:00 a.m. Wood Waste Jennifer Jensen, President of EcoPractices
  • 10:00–10:15 a.m. Break
  • 10:15–11:15 a.m. Creative Planning for the EAB Invasion Richard Bewley, OG&E
  • 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 12:30–1:30 p.m. Utility Vegetation Management Working Groups Scott Paulsen, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
  • 1:30–2:30 p.m. Preparing for a Rate Case Jarod Cassada, OG&E
  • 2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
  • 2:45–3:45 p.m. Deconstructing Remote Sensing Technology for UVM Deb Sheeler, Davey Resource Group
  • 3:45–4:45 p.m. Energy-Saving Trees Program Jesse Martin, City of Edmond, OK