Join us the Round Rock
Marriott on September 30th to October 2nd for the 30th
annual Texas Tree Conference.
There has always been a
relationship between trees and risk. And fair to say, it
isnít always a healthy one. As professionals, we all
have a duty to reduce the likelihood of tree risks, and
to inform others when a situation exists. During this
years conference we hope to bring you an assortment of
speakers and information that will help you address this
age old issue, and in turn improve your career.
best way to stay up-to-date is by attending the 2009
Texas Tree Conference. Network and build relationships
to take your business and programs to the next level.
- education program features many national speakers
- the latest in tree research and arboriculture
- learn about industry trends
- enhance your arboricultural technical skills
- the latest equipment and technology
- ISAT certification exam on Friday
- awards luncheon
- laugh with old friends and meet new ones.
Learn from national leaders
in research, arboriculture, utilities and urban forestry.
is "Trees and Risk" and topics will include:
How can I be a better communicator?
Bare Root Planting
Trees and Storms
Ergonomics for tree care
Old and new threats to Texas trees
City tree risk management
What's up in the UVM industry today?
Managing your business culture
Storm-related damage and your business
Hurricane Ike recovery on Galveston Island
Social marketing on-line
Vested rights and trees
Best in Texas: inventories and plans, regional tree
ordinances and heritage trees
Click here for a Registration Brochure
This year will include the Texas Tree Academy
on the Wednesday before the Conference. All day seminars
will include an Bare Root to Bare Root with Dr.
Bonnie Appleton of Virginia Tech and a Producing,
Designing, Planting, Pruning and Restoring Trees in
Storm-Prone Landscapes Workshop with Dr. Ed Gilman of
University of Florida. Registration for the Tree Academy is separate
from the Texas Tree Conference.
Also included this year
is the popular Texas Tree School.
School is taught by expert arborists and is a great
review or introduction to basic tree care for tree
workers! A stand alone, one-day workshop that will be a
combination of classroom and hands-on learning.
Registration for the
Tree School is separate from the Texas Tree Conference.
Here are some
other local hotels that are close to the Marriott:
La Quinta Ins & Suites-Round Rock South http://www.lq.com
Hampton Inn Round Rock
Marriott Residence Inn-Round Rock
Candlewood Suites - Austin/Round Rock
If you would like to exhibit at this years
Larry Maginnis at 512.563.9509.
here for exhibitor information
Jim Carse at (512)
341-3368 to volunteer or for more
year's attendees earned up to 16 ISA Certified Arborist CEU's
17.5 SAF Certified Forester CEU's !
Municipal Scholarships are
available. Click here for more information.