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Sunday, December 05, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Lobby C
  • Registration

Monday, December 06, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Lobby C
  • Registration

Monday, December 06, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: Ballroom 6 Lobby

    Monday, December 06, 8:00 AM - 8:25 AM

    Monday, December 06, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: Room 8
    Save time and money with this practical course in electrical troubleshooting. This half-day class covers diagnosing field wiring problems and proper use of volt-ohm meters. Learn to systematically assess and resolve confusing electrical problems....
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Craig Borland
    The Toro Company
    Instructor
    Frederick Hall
    K-Rain Manufacturing Corp.
    Track(s)
    • Beginner
    • Education-Landscape & Golf
    • Room: Room 5A
    Increase your understanding of components for residential and small commercial irrigation systems. This half-day course covers system components from the point of connection to the point of water application, including how control systems, valves, sprays and rotors work....
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    John Raffiani
    President
    Raffiani's Automatic Sprinkler Service
    Instructor
    Tom Glazener
    Pacific Sports Turf
    Track(s)
    • Beginner
    • Education-Landscape

    Monday, December 06, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: Room 3
    Design efficient, economic irrigation systems for orchards and row crops. Two full days cover crop requirements, filtration, pumping, pressure regulation and emitter/sprayer selection. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer drip/micro specialty exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs given.  ...
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    John Maxwell
    Owner
    Maxwell Irrigation
    Track(s)
    • Advanced
    • Education-Agriculture
    • Room: 11A & 11B
    Track(s)
    • ASABE/IA Symposium
    • Room: Room 7A
    Understand center pivot design and system management. Two full days cover theory and practical applications, including nozzle selection, application rates and scheduling. Recommended class preparation includes Principles of Irrigation. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs given. ...
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Blake Reid
    Saes & Service
    Reid Brothers Irrigation & Equipment Co., LLC
    Instructor
    Steve McCoon
    District Manager
    Nelson Irrigation Corp.
    Track(s)
    • Advanced
    • Education-Agriculture
    • Room: Room 9
    Learn how to assess irrigation system performance. This two-day session covers field tests and calculating accurate watering schedules based on plant water use, soils and local weather data. Recommended review for the certified landscape irrigation auditor exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial... Read More
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Andy Slack
    Jefe Grande
    Slack Landscape & Irrigation Consulting
    Instructor
    Mr.  Rick Malkin
    Product Manager
    Rain Bird Corporation
    Track(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: Room 2
    This two-day class is a comprehensive refresher for experienced contractors. Topics include soil-water-plant relationships, hydraulics, basic electricity, grounding, pumps, building codes, scheduling and system uniformity. Recommended review for the certified irrigation contractor exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs given. ...
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Kevin McCaleb
    Water Conservation Specialist
    City of Lake Oswego
    Instructor
    Kurt Thompson
    Owner
    K. Thompson and Associates, LLC
    Track(s)
    • Advanced
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: Room 10
    Take your landscape designs to the next level. This fast-paced course covers basic hydraulics, sprinkler head layout, zoning, pipe sizing, routing, and matched precipitation rate principles. Students will complete two designs during the two-day class. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs given. ...
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Don Davis
    Assistant Training Manager
    SiteOne Landscape Supply
    Instructor
    Nick Millward
    Install Manager
    City Rain Inc.
    Track(s)
    • Beginner
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: Room 1B
    Master theory and application principles for agriculture in this intensive session. Two full days cover soil- water-plant relationships, advanced hydraulics, electricity, pumps, valves and irrigation equipment. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer general agricultural exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial... Read More
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Mark Crookston
    Water Resources Engineer
    Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
    Track(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Education-Agriculture
    • Room: Room 4
    Master theory and application principles for turf/landscape in this intensive session. Two full days cover soil- water-plant relationships, advanced hydraulics, electricity, pumps, valves and irrigation equipment. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer general landscape/turf exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial... Read More
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    Brian Vinchesi
    President
    Irrigation Consulting, Inc.
    Track(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Education-Landscape & Golf
    • Room: Room 5B
    Be exposed to current business practices in strategic planning, business finances and marketing through presentations, group discussions and exercises on best practices. This is designed to be an engaging day focused on business management that irrigation contractors can use to successfully grow their companies....
    Speaker(s)
    Instructor
    John Eggleston
    General Manager
    Service First Irrigation
    Track(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Education-Business

    Monday, December 06, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C

      Monday, December 06, 8:25 AM - 8:50 AM

      Monday, December 06, 8:50 AM - 9:15 AM

      Monday, December 06, 9:15 AM - 9:40 AM

      Monday, December 06, 10:00 AM - 10:25 AM

      Monday, December 06, 10:25 AM - 10:50 AM

      Monday, December 06, 10:50 AM - 11:15 AM

      • Room: 11B
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Steven Evett
      USDA-ARS - Conservation & Production Research Laboratory
      Track(s)
      • ASABE/IA Symposium

      Monday, December 06, 11:15 AM - 11:40 AM

      • Room: 11B
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Dr.  Charles Burt
      Irrigation Training & Research Center
      Track(s)
      • ASABE/IA Symposium

      Monday, December 06, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

      • Room: Temecula 1-2
      Track(s)
      • Certification Board
      • Room: Presidio 2
      Track(s)
      • Certification Board

      Monday, December 06, 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

      • Room: 11B
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Freddie Lamm
      Kansas State University
      Track(s)
      • ASABE/IA Symposium

      Monday, December 06, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

      • Room: Room 8
      Master wiring for today’s sophisticated control systems. This half-day session will cover different types of transformers, proper phasing (primary and secondary), diagnosing problems using different meters, wire sizing for communication cables and two-wire systems, DC controllers, special solenoids, and proper splicing techniques. ...
      Speaker(s)
      Instructor
      Craig Borland
      The Toro Company
      Instructor
      Tom Glazener
      Pacific Sports Turf
      Track(s)
      • Intermediate
      • Education-Landscape & Golf

      Monday, December 06, 1:25 PM - 1:50 PM

      Monday, December 06, 1:50 PM - 2:15 PM

      Monday, December 06, 2:15 PM - 2:40 PM

      Monday, December 06, 3:00 PM - 3:25 PM

      Monday, December 06, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

      • Room: Torrey Pines 2
      Track(s)
      • Committee Meeting

      Monday, December 06, 3:25 PM - 3:50 PM

      • Room: 11B
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Dave Bjorneberg
      USDA-ARS - NW Irrigation and Soils Research Lab
      Track(s)
      • ASABE/IA Symposium

      Monday, December 06, 3:50 PM - 4:15 PM

      Monday, December 06, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

      • Room: Torrey Pines 2
      Track(s)
      • IA Board of Directors

      Monday, December 06, 4:15 PM - 4:40 PM

      • Room: 11B
      Speaker(s)
      Speaker
      Dana Porter
      Texas Cooperative Extension
      Track(s)
      • ASABE/IA Symposium

      Tuesday, December 07, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

      • Room: Lobby C

        Tuesday, December 07, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

        • Room: Ballroom 6 Lobby

          Tuesday, December 07, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

          • Room: Room 7A
          The CLVLT exam is administered by AOLP and is the only national certification of its kind. With no clearly defined national standards for low voltage outdoor lighting, AOLP created this standardized certification test to address the lack of standards that presently exist. The CLVLT exam measures the knowledge and capabilities... Read More

            Tuesday, December 07, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

            • Room: Room 5B
            Develop an understanding of the differences between an installation and a service business and how today’s service business has changed into a “landscape water management business.” Explore the tools and technologies impacting this type of business....
            Speaker(s)
            Instructor
            Chris Pine
            President
            C. Pine Associates, Inc.
            Instructor
            John Eggleston
            General Manager
            Service First Irrigation
            Track(s)
            • Education-Agriculture
            • Room: Room 8
            Advance your troubleshooting skills for two-wire systems. This class will address typical problems and diagnoses, procedures to avoid typical two-wire problems, and hands-on practice in solving problems in a classroom setting. You will also learn how to design and install flow sensors, decoders and grounding systems to protect expensive equipment....
            Speaker(s)
            Instructor
            Craig Borland
            The Toro Company
            Instructor
            Shawn Sandink
            SiteOne Landscape Supply
            Track(s)
            • Advanced
            • Education-Landscape & Golf

            Tuesday, December 07, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

            • Room: Torrey Pines 2-3

              Tuesday, December 07, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

              • Room: Room 3
              Design efficient, economic irrigation systems for orchards and row crops. Two full days cover crop requirements, filtration, pumping, pressure regulation and emitter/sprayer selection. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer drip/micro specialty exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs given. ...
              Speaker(s)
              Instructor
              John Maxwell
              Owner
              Maxwell Irrigation
              Track(s)
              • Advanced
              • Education-Agriculture
              • Room: Room 5A
              Master irrigation management for surface (furrow and border strip) and pressurized (micro and sprinkler) systems. This one-and-a-half-day session includes irrigation volume and frequency, evapotranspiration and crop coefficients, scheduling and salinity effects. This class is recommended as a review for the certified agricultural irrigation specialist exam. Attendes must complete both days of... Read More
              Speaker(s)
              Instructor
              Franklin Gaudi
              ITRC, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
              Track(s)
              • Advanced
              • Education-Agriculture
              • Room: Room 7A
              Understand center pivot design and system management. Two full days cover theory and practical applications, including nozzle selection, application rates and scheduling. Recommended class preparation includes Principles of Irrigation. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs given. ...
              Speaker(s)
              Instructor
              Blake Reid
              Saes & Service
              Reid Brothers Irrigation & Equipment Co., LLC
              Instructor
              Steve McCoon
              District Manager
              Nelson Irrigation Corp.
              Track(s)
              • Advanced
              • Education-Agriculture
              • Room: Temecula 1-2
                • Room: Room 9
                Learn how to assess irrigation system performance. This two-day session covers field tests and calculating accurate watering schedules based on plant water use, soils and local weather data. Recommended review for the certified landscape irrigation auditor exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial... Read More
                Speaker(s)
                Instructor
                Andy Slack
                Jefe Grande
                Slack Landscape & Irrigation Consulting
                Instructor
                Mr.  Rick Malkin
                Product Manager
                Rain Bird Corporation
                Track(s)
                • Intermediate
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: Room 2
                This two-day class is a comprehensive refresher for experienced contractors. Topics include soil-water-plant relationships, hydraulics, basic electricity, grounding, pumps, building codes, scheduling and system uniformity. Recommended review for the certified irrigation contractor exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs given. ...
                Speaker(s)
                Instructor
                Kevin McCaleb
                Water Conservation Specialist
                City of Lake Oswego
                Instructor
                Kurt Thompson
                Owner
                K. Thompson and Associates, LLC
                Track(s)
                • Advanced
                • Education-Landscape & Golf
                • Room: Room 10
                Take your landscape designs to the next level. This fast-paced course covers basic hydraulics, sprinkler head layout, zoning, pipe sizing, routing, and matched precipitation rate principles. Students will complete two designs during the two-day class. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial CEUs... Read More
                Speaker(s)
                Instructor
                Don Davis
                Assistant Training Manager
                SiteOne Landscape Supply
                Speaker
                Nick Millward
                Install Manager
                City Rain Inc.
                Track(s)
                • Beginner
                • Education-Landscape & Golf
                • Room: Room 1B
                Master theory and application principles for agriculture in this intensive session. Two full days cover soil- water-plant relationships, advanced hydraulics, electricity, pumps, valves and irrigation equipment. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer general agricultural exam....
                Track(s)
                • Intermediate
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: Room 4
                Master theory and application principles for turf/landscape in this intensive session. Two full days cover soil- water-plant relationships, advanced hydraulics, electricity, pumps, valves and irrigation equipment. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer general landscape/turf exam. Attendes must complete both days of the class to receive the 16 CEUs. No partial... Read More
                Speaker(s)
                Instructor
                Brian Vinchesi
                President
                Irrigation Consulting, Inc.
                Track(s)
                • Intermediate
                • Education-Landscape & Golf

                Tuesday, December 07, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C

                  Tuesday, December 07, 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

                  • Room: 11A
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Steven Evett
                  USDA-ARS - Conservation & Production Research Laboratory
                  Track(s)
                  • ASABE/IA Symposium

                  Tuesday, December 07, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                  • Room: Room 5B
                  Explore the difficulties contractors encounter and discover strategies for finding, hiring, training and keeping service technicians. The course will also present hands-on models for pricing and discuss marketing topics....
                  Speaker(s)
                  Instructor
                  Chris Pine
                  President
                  C. Pine Associates, Inc.
                  Instructor
                  John Eggleston
                  General Manager
                  Service First Irrigation
                  Track(s)
                  • Intermediate
                  • Education-Business

                  Tuesday, December 07, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                  • Room: Ballroom 6D
                  All certification exams will be given. Certification exams require advance registration and a separate fee; onsite registration is not allowed. Visit www.irrigation.org/exams to register....

                    Tuesday, December 07, 3:20 PM - 3:40 PM

                    Tuesday, December 07, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

                    Tuesday, December 07, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

                    • Room: Room 12
                    Track(s)
                    • Committee Meeting

                    Tuesday, December 07, 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM

                    Tuesday, December 07, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

                    • Room: Room 5B
                    Don’t let anything stand in the way of exceptional performance in the field, in IA University classes and on certification exams. This two-hour tutorial is an intensive review of the most common calculations and formulas used in irrigation system design, installation, audits and maintenance....
                    Speaker(s)
                    Instructor
                    Franklin Gaudi
                    ITRC, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
                    Instructor
                    Mr.  Rick Malkin
                    Product Manager
                    Rain Bird Corporation
                    Track(s)
                    • Education

                    Wednesday, December 08, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

                    • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C

                      Wednesday, December 08, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

                      • Room: Room 4
                      Track(s)
                      • Committee Meeting

                      Wednesday, December 08, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                      • Room: Lobby C

                        Wednesday, December 08, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

                        • Room: Ballroom 6 Lobby

                          Wednesday, December 08, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                          • Room: 11A & 11B
                          Track(s)
                          • ASABE/IA Symposium

                          Wednesday, December 08, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                          • Room: Room 5A
                          Master irrigation management for surface (furrow and border strip) and pressurized (micro and sprinkler) systems. This one-and-a-half-day session includes irrigation volume and frequency, evapotranspiration and crop coefficients, scheduling and salinity effects. This class is recommended as a review for the certified agricultural irrigation specialist exam. Attendes must complete both days of... Read More
                          Speaker(s)
                          Instructor
                          Franklin Gaudi
                          ITRC, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
                          Track(s)
                          • Advanced
                          • Education-Agriculture

                          Wednesday, December 08, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                          • Room: Room 1A
                          Improve landscape water efficiency with better design, including uniformity, equipment selection and technology. This full-day session will address advanced irrigation concepts....
                          Speaker(s)
                          Instructor
                          Frederick Hall
                          K-Rain Manufacturing Corp.
                          Track(s)
                          • Advanced
                          • Education-Landscape & Golf
                          • Room: Room 7A
                          Targeted at experienced designers, this full-day course covers the basics of sustainable irrigation systems. Topics include using reclaimed water and rainwater harvesting, and how they apply to LEED and other sustainability programs....
                          Speaker(s)
                          Instructor
                          Kevin McCaleb
                          Water Conservation Specialist
                          City of Lake Oswego
                          Track(s)
                          • Advanced
                          • Education-Landscape & Golf
                          • Room: Room 7B
                          Develop bids that win jobs based on accurate estimates that keep your company in the black. This full-day course includes hands-on practice on the best contractor bidding systems. This class requires a laptop with Microsoft Office Excel 1997 or later (no MacBook or other Apple product)....
                          Speaker(s)
                          Instructor
                          Mr.  Jim Huston
                          Owner
                          J.R. Huston Consulting Inc.
                          Instructor
                          John Eggleston
                          General Manager
                          Service First Irrigation
                          Instructor
                          John Newlin
                          President
                          Quality Sprinkling Systems, Inc.
                          Track(s)
                          • Intermediate
                          • Education-Business
                          • Room: Room 3
                          Invitation only....
                            • Room: Room 5B
                            Incorporate drip irrigation in landscape applications with this comprehensive review of key design elements, including emitter selection, system layout, applications and scheduling. This full-day session covers line and point source products....
                            Speaker(s)
                            Instructor
                            John Raffiani
                            President
                            Raffiani's Automatic Sprinkler Service
                            Instructor
                            Nick Millward
                            Install Manager
                            City Rain Inc.
                            Track(s)
                            • Intermediate
                            • Education-Landscape
                            • Room: Room 2
                            Learn the basics of hydraulics and irrigation system installation and maintenance, including an overview of irrigation system components and how they operate. Learn about gluing and repairing PVC pipe, installing nozzles and adjusting heads, setting and repairing electric valves, and field and controller wiring techniques. Recommended review for the certified... Read More
                            Track(s)
                            • Education-Landscape & Golf
                            • Room: Room 1B
                            Learn how to create water budgets, develop irrigation schedules, document water usage and plan for periods of drought. This full-day class will help attendees maximize the benefits of smart technology and work effectively with water providers....
                            Speaker(s)
                            Instructor
                            Mr.  Rick Malkin
                            Product Manager
                            Rain Bird Corporation
                            Track(s)
                            • Intermediate
                            • Education-Landscape

                            Wednesday, December 08, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

                            • Room: Lobby C
                            Bag and coat check will be available at the San Diego Convention Center. It is a safe and secure way to store your items while on the show floor, eliminating the possibility of leaving important, expensive items behind. Bag and coat check will be available Wednesday, Dec. 8, a.m.-5:30 p.m.... Read More

                              Wednesday, December 08, 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

                              • Room: 11A
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              Charles Swanson
                              Extension Program Specialist Landscape Irrigation
                              Irrigation Technology Program
                              Track(s)
                              • ASABE/IA Symposium

                              Wednesday, December 08, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                              • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
                                • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
                                Come see the newest innovations in the irrigation industry....

                                  Wednesday, December 08, 10:20 AM - 10:40 AM

                                  Wednesday, December 08, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                  • Room: Show Mgr Office, Exhibit Halls B2-C

                                    Wednesday, December 08, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                    • Room: Ballroom 6D
                                    CID, CLIA, CAIS, and CIT certification exams will be given. Certification exams require advance registration and a separate fee; onsite registration is not allowed. Visit www.irrigation.org/exams to register....

                                      Wednesday, December 08, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                      • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
                                        • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
                                        Come see the newest innovations in the irrigation industry....

                                          Wednesday, December 08, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                          • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
                                          As the first day of the Irrigation Show floor winds down, head to the Craft Brewfest reception on the show floor. Sponsored by Hunter Industries, this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy local craft beers and take some time to catch up with colleagues and make new business connections. Hunter Industries... Read More

                                            Thursday, December 09, 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

                                            • Room: Lobby C

                                              Thursday, December 09, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

                                              • Room: Ballroom 6 Lobby

                                                Thursday, December 09, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                                • Room: Room 9
                                                This common interest group focuses on opportunities to promote and grow the drip/micro market in agriculture. Learn what is new in the world of research at various universities across the country. Discuss the current advocacy issues and standards concerning our industry. Join your peers at the Drip/Micro CIG....
                                                Track(s)

                                                  Thursday, December 09, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                  • Room: Room 4
                                                  Learn the essentials of the soil-water relationship. This course covers soil components, formation, physical properties and textural classes; water movement in the soil; and water uptake by plants....
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Kurt Thompson
                                                  Owner
                                                  K. Thompson and Associates, LLC
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Intermediate
                                                  • Education-Pumps & Soils
                                                  • Room: 5B
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • In Conjunction With Meeting

                                                  Thursday, December 09, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                  • Room: Room 2
                                                  Learn about the types of pumps used in irrigation, pump performance, reading pump curves, making pump slections and an intro to basic pump controls....
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Bob Jansen
                                                  Agricultural Irrigation Application Specialist
                                                  Cornell Pump Company
                                                  Instructor
                                                  Rick Arena
                                                  SiteOne Landscape Supply
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Beginner
                                                  • Education-Pumps & Soils

                                                  Thursday, December 09, 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

                                                  • Room: Lobby C
                                                  Bag and coat check will be available at the San Diego Convention Center. It is a safe and secure way to store your items while on the show floor, eliminating the possibility of leaving important, expensive items behind. Bag and coat check will be available Wednesday, Dec. 8, a.m.-5:30 p.m.... Read More

                                                    Thursday, December 09, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                                    • Room: Room 3
                                                    Invitation only...

                                                      Thursday, December 09, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                      • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
                                                        • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
                                                        Come see the newest innovations in the irrigation industry....

                                                          Thursday, December 09, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                                          • Room: Room 9

                                                            Thursday, December 09, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                            • Room: 5B
                                                            Track(s)
                                                            • In Conjunction With Meeting

                                                            Thursday, December 09, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                            • Room: Room 1B
                                                            Review the essentials of hydraulics for properly working landscape irrigation systems. This half-day class covers troubleshooting, design, system upgrades and more....
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Industry Insights Presenter
                                                            Craig Borland
                                                            The Toro Company
                                                            Track(s)
                                                            • Intermediate
                                                            • Education-Landscape & Golf
                                                            • Room: Room 2
                                                            Learn how pump controls with a focus on variable frequency drives as well as "packaged" pump stations....
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Instructor
                                                            Bob Jansen
                                                            Agricultural Irrigation Application Specialist
                                                            Cornell Pump Company
                                                            Instructor
                                                            Rick Arena
                                                            SiteOne Landscape Supply
                                                            Track(s)
                                                            • Advanced
                                                            • Education-Pumps & Soils

                                                            Thursday, December 09, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                            • Room: Ballroom 6D
                                                            All certification exams will be given. Certification exams require advance registration and a separate fee; onsite registration is not allowed. Visit www.irrigation.org/exams to register....

                                                              Thursday, December 09, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

                                                              • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C

                                                                Thursday, December 09, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                • Room: Room 9
                                                                The future of the irrigation industry is at our fingertips. Does our future account for the economic, social and environmental benefits of our society? In other words, are we sustainable? Join the IA as we launch our new Sustainability CIG. Focusing on solutions to our industry’s challenges, this group will... Read More
                                                                Track(s)
                                                                • CIG Meeting

                                                                Thursday, December 09, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                • Room: Room 12

                                                                  Thursday, December 09, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                                                  • Room: Room 7A
                                                                  Master advanced concepts related to the soil-plant-air continuum. This course covers how plants use water for transpiration and photosynthesis, store energy from the sun for use by other living things, and use and emit carbon and oxygen in a continuous cycle that is essential to life....
                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                  Instructor
                                                                  John Raffiani
                                                                  President
                                                                  Raffiani's Automatic Sprinkler Service
                                                                  Track(s)
                                                                  • Advanced
                                                                  • Education-Pumps & Soils

                                                                  Friday, December 10, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                  • Room: Ballroom 6D
                                                                  All certification exams will be given. Certification exams require advance registration and a separate fee; onsite registration is not allowed. Visit www.irrigation.org/exams to register....