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

  • Room: Lobby C
Track(s)
  • Registration

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

  • Room: Lobby C
Track(s)
  • Registration

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

  • Room: Upper level outside 5B
  • Education

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

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

  • 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: 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
Synthetic Field Services Manager
Pacific Sports Turf
Track(s)
  • Beginner
  • Education-Landscape & Golf

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

  • 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: 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
Mike Mills
Territory Manager
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Instructor
Steve McCoon
District Manager
Nelson Irrigation Corp.
Track(s)
  • Advanced
  • Education-Agriculture
  • 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 & Golf
  • 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: 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 & Golf
  • 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
Instructor
Marvin Pascual
Northwest Territory Manager
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Agriculture
  • 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.
Instructor
Keith Schweiger
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Landscape & Golf
  • 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
  • Exhibit Hall

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

  • Room: 11B
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Dana Porter
Professor, Extension Program Leader and Associate Dept. Head
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Bio & Ag Engineering
Track(s)
  • ASABE/IA Symposium

Monday, December 06, 9:15 AM - 9:40 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, 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

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

  • 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
Synthetic Field Services Manager
Pacific Sports Turf
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Landscape & Golf

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

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

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

  • Room: Torrey Pines 3 (Marriott Marquis)
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 3 (Marriott Marquis)
Track(s)
  • IA Board of Directors

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

  • Room: 11B
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Dana Porter
Professor, Extension Program Leader and Associate Dept. Head
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Bio & Ag Engineering
Track(s)
  • ASABE/IA Symposium

Monday, December 06, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Convention Center West Terrace (upper level)
Track(s)
  • ASABE/IA Symposium

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

  • Room: Lobby C
Track(s)
  • Registration

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

  • Room: Upper level outside 5B
  • Education

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

  • Room: Presidio 1 (Marriott Marquis)
Track(s)
  • Certification Board
  • 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-Business
  • 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 - 3:30 PM

  • Room: Torrey Pines 3 (Marriott Marquis)
Track(s)
  • IA Board of Directors

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

  • 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: 1A
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: 11A & 11B
Track(s)
  • ASABE/IA Symposium
  • 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
Mike Mills
Territory Manager
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Instructor
Steve McCoon
District Manager
Nelson Irrigation Corp.
Track(s)
  • Advanced
  • Education-Agriculture
  • 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 & Golf
  • 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: 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: 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....
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Mark Crookston
Water Resources Engineer
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
Instructor
Marvin Pascual
Northwest Territory Manager
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Agriculture
  • 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.
Instructor
Keith Schweiger
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Landscape & Golf

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

  • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
  • Exhibit Hall

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

Tuesday, December 07, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: Torrey Pines 1&2 (Marriott Marquis)
Track(s)
  • IA Board of Directors

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

  • 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....
Track(s)
  • Exams

Tuesday, December 07, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: 5A
Learn a fast, easy and efficient way to collect pounds per square inch while performing drip audits or assessments. The IA recommends collecting psi from three points within the drip system during a drip irrigation audit. The traditional way of using a sharpened pitot tube creates waste, is time-consuming and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Industry Insights Presenter
Kris Loomis
Santa Rosa Junior College and Mendocino Community College
Track(s)
  • Industry Insights

Tuesday, December 07, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: 5A
Two different approaches of water conservation will be discussed during this webinar, based on information obtained from two separate research projects at Kansas State University. Project 1: Subsurface drip irrigation is increasingly popular because of its potential for conserving and uniformly distributing water. We investigated the effects of straw and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Industry Insights Presenter
Cathie Lavis
Kansas State University
Track(s)
  • Industry Insights

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: Ballroom 6F
Track(s)
  • Committee Meeting

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

Tuesday, December 07, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Room: South Pool Patio (Marriott Marquis)
President's Reception (Invitation Only)...
Track(s)
  • Social

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

  • Room: 11A
Track(s)
  • In Conjunction With Meeting

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

  • Room: 8
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
Marvin Pascual
Northwest Territory Manager
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Instructor
Mike Mills
Territory Manager
Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc.
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
  • Exhibit Hall

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

  • Room: Ballroom 6F
Track(s)
  • Committee Meeting

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

  • Room: Lobby C
Track(s)
  • Registration

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

  • Room: Upper level outside 5B
  • Education

Wednesday, December 08, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: 5A
In this webinar, you will learn the key fundamentals of the world of Wi-Fi and connected devices as they apply to green industry professionals. Learn what you need to know to look like a pro in the field and exude confidence with connecting and managing connections. We will break down... Read More
Speaker(s)
Industry Insights Presenter
Kevin Battistoni
Hunter Industries, Inc.
Track(s)
  • Industry Insights

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: 1A
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: 10
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: 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: 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: 3
Invitation only....
  • In Conjunction With Meeting
  • 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 & Golf
  • 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
Speaker(s)
Instructor
Dan Veltema
Co-Owner
Spring Brook Supply
Instructor
Mark Crookston
Water Resources Engineer
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
Track(s)
  • Education-Landscape & Golf
  • 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 & Golf

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, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
    If you have a question about the Irrigation Show or the IA, the Resource Center has your answer. The Resource Center is also your source for the numerous agriculture, turf-landscape and golf irrigation books and resources available through the IA, as well as information about the association's two printed publications:... Read More
    Track(s)
    • Exhibit Hall

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

    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....
      Track(s)
      • Exhibit Hall

      Wednesday, December 08, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

      • Room: 5A
      How to troubleshoot electronically controlled zone irrigation systems using digital multimeters, solenoid activators, and buried wire/line locators. ...
      Speaker(s)
      Industry Insights Presenter
      David Lopez
      Tempo Communications
      Track(s)
      • Industry Insights

      Wednesday, December 08, 10:30 AM - 11:25 AM

      • Room: Innovation Hub
      10:30-10:35 a.m. – Altrac 10:40-10:45 a.m. ­– Moleaer 10:50-10:55 a.m. – Soiltech Wireless 11:00-11:05 a.m. – Spherag Teck IoT 11:10-11:15 a.m. – Vinduino LLC ...
      Track(s)
      • Exhibit Hall

      Wednesday, December 08, 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM

      Wednesday, December 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

      • Room: 5A
      Multiple ongoing landscape irrigation projects have been conducted that explore multiple turfgrass and ground cover trials, all being irrigated autonomously using evapotranspiration-based and soil moisture sensor-based smart irrigation controllers. Tune in for the results of these projects being performed at the University of California Riverside Ag Experiment Station and the... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Industry Insights Presenter
      Amir Haghverdi
      UNL
      Track(s)
      • Industry Insights

      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....
      Track(s)
      • Exams

      Wednesday, December 08, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

      • Room: 5A
      The typical landscape bed is designed with plants having different irrigation water requirements, yet they are all on one irrigation zone. This webinar will use the indicator plant method of selecting the flow and quantity of emitters per plant-water-use type to apply the required amount of water for each plant.... Read More
      Speaker(s)
      Industry Insights Presenter
      Kurt Thompson
      Owner
      K. Thompson and Associates, LLC
      Track(s)
      • Industry Insights

      Wednesday, December 08, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

      • Room: Ballroom 6F
      Track(s)
      • Committee Meeting

      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....
        Track(s)
        • Exhibit Hall
        • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
        If you have a question about the Irrigation Show or the IA, the Resource Center has your answer. The Resource Center is also your source for the numerous agriculture, turf-landscape and golf irrigation books and resources available through the IA, as well as information about the association's two printed publications:... Read More
        Track(s)
        • Exhibit Hall

        Wednesday, December 08, 2:30 PM - 3:05 PM

        • Room: Innovation Hub
        2:30-2:35 p.m. – In Deep Irrigation 2:40-2:45 p.m. – No-Digg Manufacturing 2:50-2:55 p.m. – QCSC 3:00-3:05 p.m. – Simple Flow, Inc. ...
        Track(s)
        • Exhibit Hall

        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
        • Social

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

        • Room: Lobby C
        Track(s)
        • Registration

        Thursday, December 09, 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

        • Room: Upper level outside 5B
        • Education

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

        • Room: 5A
        The irrigation industry is changing every day. With rising water costs and the importance of conservation, irrigators are becoming water managers. Learn from a company that has already transitioned its policies and practices to focus on the effective and conservative use of water in residential and commercial applications. Through irrigation... Read More
        Speaker(s)
        Industry Insights Presenter
        DJ Seeger
        Seeger Water
        Track(s)
        • Industry Insights

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

        • 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

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

        • 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: 3
          Invitation only...
          • In Conjunction With Meeting

          Thursday, December 09, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

          • Room: Ballroom 6F
          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)
          • CIG Meeting

          Thursday, December 09, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

          • Room: 5A
          Gain a deeper understanding of how an irrigation pump station and its components are critical to water conservation, monetary savings and energy efficiency within an irrigation system. This webinar will review water conservation through the design and manufacturing process of a packaged VFD pump station, as well as energy efficiency... Read More
          Speaker(s)
          Industry Insights Presenter
          Gail Mueller
          Munro Companies, Inc.
          Track(s)
          • Industry Insights

          Thursday, December 09, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

          • Room: Ballroom 6F
          Track(s)
          • Committee Meeting

          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....
            Track(s)
            • Exhibit Hall
            • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
            If you have a question about the Irrigation Show or the IA, the Resource Center has your answer. The Resource Center is also your source for the numerous agriculture, turf-landscape and golf irrigation books and resources available through the IA, as well as information about the association's two printed publications:... Read More
            Track(s)
            • Exhibit Hall

            Thursday, December 09, 10:15 AM - 10:35 AM

            • Room: Innovation Hub
            Track(s)
            • Exhibit Hall

            Thursday, December 09, 10:45 AM - 10:55 AM

            • Room: Innovation Hub
            Track(s)
            • Exhibit Hall

            Thursday, December 09, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

            • Room: Innovation Hub
            Join Rachio at the Innovation Hub for a very special announcement! We’ll demonstrate how Rachio features are saving time for irrigation professionals at installation and beyond, and how pros use Rachio to help streamline their businesses. Plus, get a sneak peek of our newest product, launching in distribution channels in... Read More
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Chris Klein
            Rachio
            Speaker
            Kim Sentovich
            Rachio
            Track(s)
            • Exhibit Hall

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

            • Room: 11A
            Track(s)
            • In Conjunction With Meeting

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

            • 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: 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....
            Track(s)
            • Exams

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

            • Room: Exhibit Halls B2-C
            • Exhibit Hall

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

            • Room: Ballroom 6F
            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: 4
            Track(s)
            • Committee Meeting

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

            • 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

            Thursday, December 09, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

            • Room: 5A
            What is the economic impact of the irrigation industry? What kinds of knowledge gaps can research collaborations help fill, benefitting the irrigation industry, the broader irrigation community, society, and the environment? This session will cover these questions, unveiling findings from two recently completed studies produced in partnership by the Irrigation... Read More
            Track(s)
            • In Conjunction With Meeting

            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....
            Track(s)
            • Exams