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Sunday, December 02, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Promenade Lobby
Track(s)
  • Registration

Monday, December 03, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Seaview B, Hyatt LB
Track(s)
  • Certification Board
  • Room: Seaview C, Hyatt LB
Track(s)
  • Certification Board

Monday, December 03, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Promenade Lobby
Track(s)
  • Registration

Monday, December 03, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: 201B
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Beginner
  • Education-Landscape & Golf
  • Room: 202C
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Beginner
  • Education-Landscape

Monday, December 03, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: 202A
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Advanced
  • Education-Agriculture
  • Room: 203A
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Advanced
  • Education-Agriculture
  • Room: 102C
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Landscape
  • Room: 203B
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Advanced
  • Education-Landscape
  • Room: 202B
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Beginner
  • Education-Landscape
  • Room: 102A
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Agriculture
  • Room: 102B
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Intermediate
  • Education-Landscape & Golf

Monday, December 03, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Hall A-C

    Monday, December 03, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    • Room: Seaview Rotunda
    Track(s)
    • Certification Board

    Monday, December 03, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: 201B
    Speaker(s)
    Track(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Education-Landscape & Golf
    • Room: 202C
    Speaker(s)
    Track(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Education-Business

    Monday, December 03, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: Regency Club Boardroom (16th floor), Hyatt LB
    Track(s)
    • Committee Meeting

    Monday, December 03, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: Regency Club Boardroom (16th floor), Hyatt LB
    Track(s)
    • IA Board of Directors

    Monday, December 03, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    • Room: Palm Suite, Hyatt LB
    Track(s)
    • IA Board of Directors

    Tuesday, December 04, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: Seaview B, Hyatt LB
    Track(s)
    • Certification Board
    • Room: Seaview C, Hyatt LB
    Track(s)
    • Certification Board

    Tuesday, December 04, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: Promenade Lobby
    Track(s)
    • Registration

    Tuesday, December 04, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    • Room: Seaview A, Hyatt LB
    Track(s)
    • IA Board of Directors

    Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 10:40 AM

    • Room: 104B
    Track(s)
    • Education-Landscape
    Presentations:
    • Room: 104B
    • Session Number: 400
    • Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    Charles Swanson
    Extension Program Specialist Landscape Irrigation
    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: 104B
    • Session Number: 401
    • Tuesday, December 04, 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    Malarie Gotcher
    City of Oklahoma City Utilities
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: 104B
    • Session Number: 402
    • Tuesday, December 04, 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    Bernardo Cardenas
    Research Associate
    University of Florida
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: 104B
    • Session Number: 403
    • Tuesday, December 04, 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    Kent A. Sovocool
    Senior Conservation Research Analyst
    Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: 104B
    • Session Number: 404
    • Tuesday, December 04, 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    Bernardo Cardenas
    Research Associate
    University of Florida
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: 104B
    • Session Number: 430
    • Tuesday, December 04, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    John Matuska
    VP Sales & Marketing
    Weld-On
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: 104B
    • Session Number: 406
    • Tuesday, December 04, 10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    Ted Sirkin
    Owner - Operations Manager
    Valvette Systems
    • Education-Business

    Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: 204
    Speaker(s)
    Track(s)
    • Intermediate
    • Education-Landscape
    • Room: 201B
    Speaker(s)
    Track(s)
    • Education-Agriculture

    Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 12:40 PM

    • Room: 104A
    Track(s)
    • Education-Agriculture
    Presentations:
    • Room: 104A
    • Session Number: 121
    • Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
    Speaker(s)
    Technical Presenter
    Steven R. Evett
    Research Soil Scientist
    USDA-ARS
      • Room: 104A
      • Session Number: 133
      • Tuesday, December 04, 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
      Speaker(s)
      Technical Presenter
      Jake LaRue
      Director of R&D
      Valmont Irrigation
        • Room: 104A
        • Session Number: 122
        • Tuesday, December 04, 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
        Speaker(s)
        Technical Presenter
        Susan O'Shaughnessy
        USDA-ARS - Conservation & Production Research Laboratory
        • Education-Agriculture
        • Room: 104A
        • Session Number: 154
        • Tuesday, December 04, 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
        Speaker(s)
        Technical Presenter
        Kenneth Stone, PhD
        Research Agricultural Engineer
        USDA-ARS
        • Education-Agriculture
        • Room: 104A
        • Session Number: 123
        • Tuesday, December 04, 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
        Speaker(s)
        Technical Presenter
        Freddie Ray Lamm, PhD
        Professor and Research Irrigation Engineer
        Kansas State University
          • Room: 104A
          • Session Number: 152
          • Tuesday, December 04, 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
          Speaker(s)
          Technical Presenter
          Manuel Alejandro Andrade
          Postdoctoral fellow
          USDA-ARS
            • Room: 104A
            • Session Number: 124
            • Tuesday, December 04, 10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
            Speaker(s)
            Technical Presenter
            Dana Porter
            Texas Cooperative Extension
              • Room: 104A
              • Session Number: 125
              • Tuesday, December 04, 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
              Speaker(s)
              Technical Presenter
              Guy Fipps PhD
              Professor and Extension Specialist
              Texas A&M University, AgriLife Research & Extension
              • Education-Agriculture
              • Room: 104A
              • Session Number: 321
              • Tuesday, December 04, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
              Speaker(s)
              Technical Presenter
              Jonathan Aguilar
              Kansas State University
              • Education-Agriculture
              • Room: 104A
              • Session Number: 126
              • Tuesday, December 04, 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
              Speaker(s)
              Technical Presenter
              Derrel Martin
              University of Nebraska - Lincoln
              • Foundation Meeting
              • Room: 104A
              • Session Number: 322
              • Tuesday, December 04, 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
              Speaker(s)
              Technical Presenter
              Danny Rogers
              Kansas State University
                • Room: 104A
                • Session Number: 323
                • Tuesday, December 04, 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Danny Rogers
                Kansas State University
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: 104A
                • Session Number: 315
                • Tuesday, December 04, 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Troy Peters PhD
                Professor of Irrigation Engineering
                Washington State University
                • Education-Agriculture

                Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                • Room: S-7
                Invitation only...
                Track(s)
                • In Conjunction With Meeting

                Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

                • Room: Renaissance Long Beach
                Track(s)
                • In Conjunction With Meeting

                Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                • Room: 202A
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Advanced
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: 202C
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Advanced
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: 203A
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Advanced
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: 102C
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Intermediate
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 203B
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Advanced
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 202B
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Beginner
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 102A
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Intermediate
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: 102B
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Intermediate
                • Education-Landscape & Golf
                • Room: 104C
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Intermediate
                • Education-Business

                Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

                • Room: S-3A
                • In Conjunction With Meeting

                Tuesday, December 04, 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

                • Room: S-5A
                Track(s)
                • In Conjunction With Meeting

                Tuesday, December 04, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                • Room: 104B
                Weather-based irrigation controllers have been in the market for a number of years.  These controllers come with a variety of features that can enhance irrigation management and improve irrigation efficiency. This seminar will consider those features that maximize performance and how to program the controllers to achieve the maximum benefit.... Read More
                Speaker(s)
                Speaker
                Mark Crookston
                Water Resources Engineer
                Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District
                Track(s)
                • Education-Landscape

                Tuesday, December 04, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                • Room: Seaview Rotunda, Hyatt LB
                Track(s)
                • IA Board of Directors

                Tuesday, December 04, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                • Room: 201B
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: 201A
                Speaker(s)
                Track(s)
                • Education-Landscape

                Tuesday, December 04, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                • Room: 204
                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 04, 1:20 PM - 3:20 PM

                • Room: 104B
                Track(s)
                • Education-Landscape
                Presentations:
                • Room: 104B
                • Session Number: 431
                • Tuesday, December 04, 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Dave Langridge
                Water Conservation Representative
                East Bay Municipal Utility District
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 104B
                • Session Number: 407
                • Tuesday, December 04, 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Kyrsten Burr
                Water Resources Specialist
                San Diego County Water Authority
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 104B
                • Session Number: 408
                • Tuesday, December 04, 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Christopher Eppler
                Energy Engineer
                Canyons School District
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 104B
                • Session Number: 408
                • Tuesday, December 04, 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Erin Hagen
                Product Specialist
                Calsense
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 104B
                • Session Number: 450
                • Tuesday, December 04, 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                James Spindler
                Director of Agronomy
                Ecologel Solutions, LLC
                • Education-Landscape
                • Room: 104B
                • Session Number: 455
                • Tuesday, December 04, 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Speaker
                Sean Steffensen
                Mechanical Engineer
                California Energy Commission
                • Landscape

                Tuesday, December 04, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                • Room: S-4A
                Track(s)
                • In Conjunction With Meeting

                Tuesday, December 04, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                • Room: 104A
                Track(s)
                • Education-Agriculture
                Presentations:
                • Room: 104A
                • Session Number: 134
                • Tuesday, December 04, 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Steven R. Evett
                Research Soil Scientist
                USDA-ARS
                • Education-Agriculture
                • Room: 104A
                • Session Number: 428
                • Tuesday, December 04, 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
                Speaker(s)
                Technical Presenter
                Pete Jacoby PhD
                Professor/Plant Ecologist
                Washington State University
                  • Room: 104A
                  • Session Number: 318
                  • Tuesday, December 04, 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
                  Speaker(s)
                  Technical Presenter
                  Mark Dougherty PhD
                  Associate Professor, Biosystems Engineering Department
                  Auburn University
                  • Education-Agriculture
                  • Room: 104A
                  • Session Number: 151
                  • Tuesday, December 04, 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
                  Speaker(s)
                  Technical Presenter
                  Ripendra Awal
                  Research Scientist
                  Prairie View A&M University
                  • Education-Agriculture
                  • Room: 104A
                  • Session Number: 131
                  • Tuesday, December 04, 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
                  Speaker(s)
                  Technical Presenter
                  Freddie Ray Lamm, PhD
                  Professor and Research Irrigation Engineer
                  Kansas State University
                  • Education-Agriculture
                  • Room: 104A
                  • Session Number: 319
                  • Tuesday, December 04, 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
                  Speaker(s)
                  Technical Presenter
                  Davie Kadyampaken PhD
                  Assistant Professor
                  University of Florida
                  • Education-Agriculture
                  • Room: 104A
                  • Session Number: 334
                  • Tuesday, December 04, 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
                  Speaker(s)
                  Technical Presenter
                  Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi
                  Assistant Professor
                  University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Indian River Research and Education Center
                  • Education-Agriculture
                  • Room: 104A
                  • Session Number: 320
                  • Tuesday, December 04, 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
                  Speaker(s)
                  Technical Presenter
                  Clinton Shock, PhD
                  Director
                  Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station

                    Tuesday, December 04, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

                    • Room: Shoreline A, Hyatt LB
                    Track(s)
                    • Foundation Meeting

                    Tuesday, December 04, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM

                    • Room: 104B
                    Current Low Impact Development regulations that affect landscape and irrigation design often have conflicting requirements between applicable codes or jurisdictional agencies. As communities adopt sustainable and green practices you have the opportunity to become a knowledgeable partner in the process. This seminar will consider smart design practices including the use... Read More
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Mari Garabedian
                    CEO-Principal Design Engineer
                    Low Impact Development Inc.
                    Track(s)

                      Tuesday, December 04, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

                      • Room: Seaview Rotunda, Hyatt LB
                      Track(s)
                      • Foundation Meeting

                      Tuesday, December 04, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

                      • Room: The Queen Mary
                      Invitation only....

                        Tuesday, December 04, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

                        • Room: 102C
                        Don’t let anything stand in the way of exceptional performance in the field, in IA classes and on certification exams. This 2-hour session is an intensive review of the most common calculations and formulas used in irrigation system design, installation,...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Instructor
                        Andy Veatch
                        Owner
                        Lawn Sprinkler Services, LLC
                        Instructor
                        Chris Pine
                        President
                        C. Pine Associates, Inc.
                        Track(s)
                        • Education-Business

                        Tuesday, December 04, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

                        • Room: The Cove
                        Start your week off right in Long Beach with an evening catching up with colleagues while enjoying good food and drinks. The opening night party is a great opportunity to see who is at the show and make some new business connections. This year's event will feature a relaxed California... Read More
                        Track(s)
                        • Networking

                        Tuesday, December 04, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

                        • Room: The Cove
                        Track(s)

                          Wednesday, December 05, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

                          • Room: Hall A-C

                            Wednesday, December 05, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

                            Wednesday, December 05, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                            • Room: Promenade Lobby
                            Track(s)
                            • Registration

                            Wednesday, December 05, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                            • Room: S-5A
                            • In Conjunction With Meeting
                            • Room: S-5B
                            • In Conjunction With Meeting

                            Wednesday, December 05, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                            • Room: 204
                            Track(s)
                            • Exams
                            • Room: 203B
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Beginner
                            • Education-Pumps & Soils

                            Wednesday, December 05, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                            • Room: 202C
                            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. Recommended review for the certified agricultural irrigation specialist exam....
                            Speaker(s)
                            Instructor
                            Kyle Feist
                            Senior Irrigation Engineer
                            Irrigation Training and Research Center, Cal Poly State University
                            Instructor
                            Mike Noftle
                            Manager
                            Ideal Design Solutions, LLC
                            Track(s)
                            • Advanced
                            • Education-Agriculture

                            Wednesday, December 05, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                            • Room: 102A
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Advanced
                            • Education-Landscape & Golf
                            • Room: 102B
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Advanced
                            • Education-Landscape & Golf
                            • Room: 102C
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Intermediate
                            • Education-Business
                            • Room: S-7
                            Track(s)
                            • In Conjunction With Meeting
                            • Room: S-4
                            Track(s)
                            • In Conjunction With Meeting
                            • Room: S-6
                            Track(s)
                            • In Conjunction With Meeting
                            • Room: 201A
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Intermediate
                            • Education-Landscape
                            • Room: 202A
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Beginner
                            • Education-Landscape & Golf
                            • Room: 202B
                            Speaker(s)
                            • Beginner
                            • Education-Landscape & Golf
                            • Room: 203A
                            Speaker(s)
                            Track(s)
                            • Intermediate
                            • Education-Landscape

                            Wednesday, December 05, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                            • Room: Hyatt Regency Long Beach
                            Track(s)
                            • In Conjunction With Meeting

                            Wednesday, December 05, 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

                            • Room: Grand Ballroom Foyer
                            Networking continental breakfast prior to keynote....
                            Track(s)

                              Wednesday, December 05, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

                              • Room: Grand Ballroom
                              Speaker(s)
                              Keynote Speaker
                              Mark Eaton
                              NBA All-Star and Team Building Expert
                              Track(s)
                              • General Session

                              Wednesday, December 05, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                              • Room: 104A
                              Track(s)
                              • Education-Agriculture
                              Presentations:
                              • Room: 104A
                              • Session Number: 162
                              • Wednesday, December 05, 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
                              Speaker(s)
                              Technical Presenter
                              Jim Gregory
                              Agronomist
                              Verdegaal Brothers Inc.
                              • Education-Agriculture
                              • Room: 104A
                              • Session Number: 160
                              • Wednesday, December 05, 10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
                              Speaker(s)
                              Technical Presenter
                              Paola Alfonsa Vierra Lo Monaco
                              Federal Institute of the Holy Spirit Campus Santa Teresa
                              • Education-Agriculture
                              • Room: 104A
                              • Session Number: 139
                              • Wednesday, December 05, 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
                              Speaker(s)
                              Technical Presenter
                              Jim Lauria
                              VP Sales & Marketing
                              Mazzei Injector Company
                                • Room: 104A
                                • Session Number: 161
                                • Wednesday, December 05, 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
                                Speaker(s)
                                Technical Presenter
                                Pappu Kumar Yadav
                                Electrical Equipment Technician
                                Center for Irrigation Technology, California State University-Fresno
                                • Education-Agriculture
                                • Room: 104A
                                • Session Number: 166
                                • Wednesday, December 05, 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
                                Speaker(s)
                                Technical Presenter
                                Charles Cochran
                                Research Assistant
                                California State University, Fresno
                                • Education-Agriculture
                                • Room: 104A
                                • Session Number: 167
                                • Wednesday, December 05, 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
                                Speaker(s)
                                Technical Presenter
                                Dale Allred
                                Owner
                                AES International PLLC
                                • Education-Agriculture
                                • Room: 104A
                                • Session Number: 429
                                • Wednesday, December 05, 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
                                Speaker(s)
                                Technical Presenter
                                Thakur Rajput PhD
                                Emeritus Scientist
                                Indian Agricultural Research Institute
                                  • Room: 104A
                                  • Session Number: 143
                                  • Wednesday, December 05, 12:40 PM - 1:00 PM
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Technical Presenter
                                  Gustavo H.S. Vieira
                                  Professor
                                  Federal Institute of the Holy Spirit Campus Santa Teresa
                                  • Education-Agriculture

                                  Wednesday, December 05, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                  • Room: Hall A-C
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Exhibit Hall
                                  • Room: Hall A-C
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Exhibit Hall
                                  • Room: Hall A-C
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Exhibit Hall
                                  • Room: Hall A-C
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Exhibit Hall
                                  • Room: Hall A-C
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Exhibit Hall

                                  Wednesday, December 05, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                  • Room: 104B
                                  A new trend in green building is the use of rating systems to evaluate the impact of the structure and building site on the environment and use of resources. These are new and each has some unique aspects on how they evaluate the landscape and irrigation system on the use... Read More
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Speaker
                                  Brent Mecham
                                  Industry Development Director
                                  Irrigation Association
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Education-Landscape

                                  Wednesday, December 05, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

                                  • Room: VIP B
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Committee Meeting

                                  Wednesday, December 05, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                  • Room: 103AB
                                  Celebrate your certification by attending the Certification Luncheon! The IA wants to thank you for your commitment and dedication to the industry. Please plan to attend! Luncheon attendance is limited to certified individuals in good standing. Invitations will be sent; RSVPs are required....
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Networking

                                  Wednesday, December 05, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                  • Room: 203B
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Advanced
                                  • Education-Pumps & Soils
                                  • Room: S-3B
                                  Track(s)
                                  • In Conjunction With Meeting

                                  Wednesday, December 05, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                  • Room: 204
                                  CIC, CID and CLWM 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 05, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                  • Room: 103C
                                  The TOCA Fireside Chat is an annual panel discussion sponsored by Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply. Those involved in green industry marketing, public relations and communications will be especially interested in attending this event. This year's panel discussion will focus on strategies related to keeping cyclical content fresh and will be... Read More
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Networking

                                  Wednesday, December 05, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                  • Room: 104A
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Education-Agriculture
                                  Presentations:
                                  • Room: 104A
                                  • Session Number: 144
                                  • Wednesday, December 05, 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Technical Presenter
                                  Alan Schlegel PhD
                                  Professor
                                  Kansas State University
                                  • Education-Agriculture
                                  • Room: 104A
                                  • Session Number: 168
                                  • Wednesday, December 05, 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Technical Presenter
                                  Isaya Kisekka, PhD
                                  Assistant Professor
                                  Kansas State University
                                    • Room: 104A
                                    • Session Number: 146
                                    • Wednesday, December 05, 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Technical Presenter
                                    Ruixiu Sui, PhD
                                    Research Agricultural Engineer
                                    USDA-ARS
                                    • Education-Agriculture
                                    • Room: 104A
                                    • Session Number: 147
                                    • Wednesday, December 05, 3:20 PM - 3:40 PM
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Technical Presenter
                                    Chris Henry PhD
                                    Associate Professor and Water Management Engineer
                                    University of Arkansas
                                    • Education-Agriculture
                                    • Room: 104A
                                    • Session Number: 145
                                    • Wednesday, December 05, 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Technical Presenter
                                    Dave Goorahoo, PhD
                                    Vegetable Crops Associate Professor
                                    CSU Fresno & Center for Irrigation Technology
                                    • Education-Agriculture

                                    Wednesday, December 05, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                                    Wednesday, December 05, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                    • Room: 103AB
                                    Being a female in a traditionally male-dominated industry offers unique challenges, as well as opportunities. Over the past four years, like-minded businesswomen have enjoyed connecting and exchanging valuable ideas about the industry at this special event. The social is open to all IA female attendees and exhibitors....
                                    Track(s)
                                    • Networking

                                    Wednesday, December 05, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

                                    • Room: VIP B
                                    Track(s)
                                    • Committee Meeting

                                    Thursday, December 06, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

                                    Thursday, December 06, 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                    • Room: Hilton Long Beach
                                    Track(s)
                                    • In Conjunction With Meeting

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

                                    • Room: Promenade Lobby
                                    Track(s)
                                    • Registration

                                    Thursday, December 06, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

                                    • Room: VIP B
                                    Track(s)
                                    • Committee Meeting

                                    Thursday, December 06, 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

                                    • Room: 103AB
                                    The IA recognizes the energy and creativity of the younger generation and welcomes those who are 40 and under to the Young Professionals Breakfast. Network and exchange ideas with your peers over a cup of coffee and breakfast, while learning a little from those who have walked in your shoes.... Read More
                                    Track(s)
                                    • Networking

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

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

                                    • Room: Hyatt Regency Long Beach
                                    Track(s)
                                    • In Conjunction With Meeting

                                    Thursday, December 06, 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

                                    • Room: 103C
                                    Bag and coat check will be available at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. It is a safe and secure way to lighten your load while on the show floor, eliminating the possibility of leaving important, expensive items behind. This also allows you to meet with others hands-free without... Read More

                                      Thursday, December 06, 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

                                      • Room: Grand Ballroom Foyer
                                      Networking continental breakfast prior to IA General Session....
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Networking

                                      Thursday, December 06, 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

                                      • Room: Grand Ballroom
                                      The general session is the marquee event during the Irrigation Show, celebrating the past year and looking forward to the bright future ahead. The session includes valuable information about the IA's strategic plan and recognizes those who have made significant contributions in the industry with the annual awards. During the... Read More
                                      Track(s)
                                      • General Session

                                      Thursday, December 06, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                                      • Room: 203A
                                      Track(s)
                                      • CIG Meeting

                                      Thursday, December 06, 10:30 AM - 12:40 PM

                                      • Room: 104A
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Education-Agriculture
                                      Presentations:
                                      • Room: 104A
                                      • Session Number: 394
                                      • Thursday, December 06, 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Technical Presenter
                                      Kyle Feist
                                      Senior Irrigation Engineer
                                      Irrigation Training and Research Center, Cal Poly State University
                                      • Education-Agriculture
                                      • Room: 104A
                                      • Session Number: 395
                                      • Thursday, December 06, 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Technical Presenter
                                      Robert Welke
                                      Managing Director
                                      Tallemenco Pty Ltd
                                      • Education-Agriculture
                                      • Room: 104A
                                      • Session Number: 396
                                      • Thursday, December 06, 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Technical Presenter
                                      Dale Friesen
                                      President
                                      Meridium Energy
                                      • Education-Agriculture
                                      • Room: 104A
                                      • Session Number: 397
                                      • Thursday, December 06, 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Technical Presenter
                                      Charles Hillyer, PhD
                                      Lead Technical Officer
                                      Irrigation for the Future
                                      • Education-Agriculture
                                      • Room: 104A
                                      • Session Number: 398
                                      • Thursday, December 06, 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Technical Presenter
                                      Robert Hibbs
                                      General Manager
                                      MeasureTek, Inc
                                      • Education-Agriculture
                                      • Room: 104A
                                      • Session Number: 399
                                      • Thursday, December 06, 12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Technical Presenter
                                      John English
                                      Project Manager
                                      Irrigation for the Future
                                      • Education-Agriculture

                                      Thursday, December 06, 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

                                      • Room: Hall A-C
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Exhibit Hall
                                      • Room: Hall A-C
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Exhibit Hall
                                      • Room: Hall A-C
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Exhibit Hall
                                      • Room: Hall A-C
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Exhibit Hall
                                      • Room: Hall A-C
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Exhibit Hall

                                      Thursday, December 06, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

                                      • Room: 102A
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Foundation Meeting

                                      Thursday, December 06, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

                                      • Room: 202C
                                      The Irrigation Association invites you to attend a sustainability roundtable — a new and important event planned during the 2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference and hosted by IA President Warren Gorowitz, CLIA. How do we increase the value of the irrigation industry while addressing environmental and social impacts? This informal... Read More
                                      • Networking

                                      Thursday, December 06, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                                      • Room: VIP B
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Committee Meeting

                                      Thursday, December 06, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                      • Room: 202B
                                      A group of 30 undergraduate students from the BioResource and Ag Engineering Department, Cal Poly will share their research posters at a two-hour symposium. Posters were completed as part of an accreditation process. The posters address the major themes of irrigation such as surface and groundwater use, hydraulics of water... Read More
                                      Track(s)
                                      • In Conjunction With Meeting

                                      Thursday, December 06, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                      • Room: 204
                                      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)
                                      • Education

                                      Thursday, December 06, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                      • Room: Hall A-C
                                      As the week comes to an end, it's time to let your hair down and celebrate another successful show and get pumped for 2019. The IA will provide the snacks while you share a drink and a few laughs with colleagues in the exhibit hall. (Check in with an exhibitor... Read More
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Networking

                                      Thursday, December 06, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                      • Room: 102B
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Intermediate
                                      • Education-Pumps & Soils
                                      • Room: 104B
                                      Track(s)
                                      • In Conjunction With Meeting
                                      • Room: 102C
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Advanced
                                      • Education-Pumps & Soils

                                      Thursday, December 06, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                      • Room: VIP B
                                      Track(s)
                                      • Committee Meeting

                                      Thursday, December 06, 3:30 PM - 9:00 PM

                                      • Room: Hall A-C

                                        Friday, December 07, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                        Friday, December 07, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                        • Room: Promenade Lobby
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Registration

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

                                        • Room: 102C
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Beginner
                                        • Education-Landscape & Golf
                                        • Room: 102B
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Advanced
                                        • Education-Landscape & Golf

                                        Friday, December 07, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                        • Room: 103C
                                          • Room: Hall A-C
                                            • Room: 204
                                            Track(s)
                                            • Exams

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

                                            • Room: S-2
                                            Invitation only...
                                            Track(s)
                                            • In Conjunction With Meeting