New England Chapter
International Society of Arboriculture
CONFERENCE HISTORY
2016 - Burlington, VT
2015 - North Conway, NH
2014 - Burlington, VT
2013 - Warwick, RI
2012 - Newport, RI
2011 - Bath, ME
2010 - Plymouth, MA
2010 - Taunton, MA
2008 - Portland, ME
2007 - North Conway, NH
2006 - Providence, RI
2005 - Burlington, VT
2004 - Manchester, NH
2003 - Portland, ME
2002 - Mystic, CT
2001 - Newport, RI
Thank you for a great 50th Annual Conference!
November 5-8, 2016
Burlington Hilton, Vermont
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NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER
ISA (
NEC-ISA)
P.O. Box 435
Norwell, MA 02061
Phone: 978-844-0441
.
Please join us to celebrate 50 Years! Attend the New England
Chapter ISA 50th Annual Conference & Tradeshow in beautiful
Burlington, Vermont.  

Tim Ayers, Director of Safety and Quality at Intren, will be this year's
Key Note Speaker. He will be joined by Kevin Smith, Ken Palmer, Joe
Murray, and Clarisse Hart to name a few. Get updated on all things
arboriculture. Earn CEU's, network, meet up with friends, and enjoy
Burlington.
HOTEL INFORMATION
The Burlington Hilton is
overlooking the waterfront
of Lake Champlain.

Hilton Burlington
60 Battery Street
Burlington, VT 05401  

HOTEL ROOM RESERVATIONS
$129/night

Click to
reserve your rooms at the
Hilton Burlington or call
802-658-6500
EXHIBITORS
ACRT
All Access Equipment
ALTEC
ArborJet
Bandit Industries
BioForest Technologies
Branch Out Burlington
Clearion Software
Cleaves Co.
CTPA
Davey Resource Group
ECI
Forest Metrix
ISA Book Store
Laser Technology, Inc.
Lucas Tree Experts
OESCO
R&W Rope
Rainbow Treecare Scientific
Advancement
Renaissance Acres Tree Care
SHELTER Tree
TCIA
The Tree Fund
Tracked Lifts
Utility One Source Forestry
VT Urban & Community Forestry
Yale Cordage
SPONSORS
Altec
ArborJet
Asplundh
Bandit Industries
Bartlett Tree Experts
Burlington Parks & Rec.
Cleaves Co.
CN Utility Consulting
Davey Resource Group
ECI
Lewis Tree
Lucas Tree Experts
National Grid
North American Training Solutions
Seacoast Tree Care
SHELTER Tree
Teufelberger
Unitil
Urban Forestry Solutions
Yale Cordage
Trek Des Trees
The fun and CEU's are back! Winner receives a 2017 conference
registration.
Sponsors
(Exhibitor space is sold out)
Media Package
WE WANT YOUR OLD PHOTOS!
Help us celebrate 50 YEARS!
Send in your old photos of any NE
Chapter event.  
Photos can be mailed to NEC-ISA,
P.O. Box 435, Norwell, MA  02061
or scanned and emailed to:
heather@newenglandisa.org
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SPEAKERS
VT Safety Net
Mark Przekurat
Brian Sullivan
Joseph McNeal
Steve Sinclaire
Tim Ayers - Keynote Speaker
Clarisse Hart
Kevin Smith
Anne-Marie Moran
Elisa Schadler
Joseph Murray
Anne-Marie Moran
Eric Smith
Liz Downing
Sean Facey
Jim Ingram
Dr. Tom Smiley
Genevieve Paul
Saturday, November 5, 2016

8:30-NOON
ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, and
Certified  Tree Worker Written Exam
Lake Champlain Conference Room

1-5 PM
First Aid, CPR, and AED with VT Safety Net   CEUs: ISA-4, CTSP-4
Lake Champlain Conference Room

All day
Trek des Trees - on your own  CEUs: ISA, PEST
Sunday, November 6, 2016

All Day
Trek des Trees - on your own  CEUs: ISA, PEST

9:00-Noon
Chainsaw Teardown with Mark Przekurat - Limited to 11 people
BYOCS Bring Your Own Chain Saw to this invaluable course!
CEUs: ISA-3, CTSP-TBD

10:00-Noon
Trees of Burlington Bus Tour with Brian Sullivan

11:00-12:15 PM
Joseph C. McNeal Generation Station Tour

1:00-4:00 PM
Chainsaw Teardown with Mark Przekurat - Limited to 11 people
BYOCS Bring Your Own Chain Saw to this invaluable course!
CEUs: ISA-3, CTSP-TBD

1:00-2:15 PM
Joseph C. McNeal Generation Station Tour

2:00-4:00 PM
Trees of Burlington Bus Tour with Brian Sullivan

6:00-7:30 PM
PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

All Day
Trek des Trees - on your own  CEUs: ISA, PEST

6:30-7:30 AM
Liz Downing - Yoga: Waking Up the Breath and Body

7:00-8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00-9:00 AM
Jim Ingram & Dr. Tom Smiley - Tree Valuation & Appraisal

9:00-10:00 AM
Kevin Smith - Wood Decay Fuels Forest Fertility

10:00-10:30 AM
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
Tradeshow Floor Presentation
Sean Facey - Label Reading 101: The Importance of
Label Reading in Pesticide Application

10:30-11:30 AM
Joe Murray - Shared Biology: Discovering Your Inner Tree

11:30-12:30 PM
Genevieve Paul - Interstate Rules & Federal Law
Monday, November 7, 2016

All Day
Trek des Trees - on your own  CEUs: ISA, PEST

6:30-7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:15-7:45 AM
NEC-ISA Business Meeting & Annual Report to Members

7:45-8 AM
Conference Welcome - Steve Sinclaire

8:00-9:30 AM
Tim Ayers - Improving Our Performance - Apollo 13 Workshop

9:30-10:00 AM
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
Tradeshow Floor Presentation
Mark Przekurat - Social Media Safety Program

10:00-11:00 AM
Clarisse Hart - Speaking for the Trees: Communication Skills for
Arborists

11:00-NOON
Kevin Smith - What Forest Trees Teach About Ice Damage

NOON-1:30 PM
LUNCHEON AWARDS BANQUET
Gold Leaf, Award of Merit, President's Award, Change of Gavel

1:30-2:30 PM
Tim Ayers - OSHA Citation Start to Finish

2:30-3:00 PM
BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
Tradeshow Floor Presentation
Elise Schadler  - New England’s Municipal and State Urban &
Community Forestry Programs: Who, What, and How

3:00-4:00 PM
Joseph Murray - Trees and Turf – An Antagonistic Relationship

4:00-5:00 PM
Anne Marie Moran - Team Resource Management and How it
Worked for Us

5:00-5:30 PM
Eric Smith - Tree Fund Update

5:30-6:30 PM
Reception with Exhibitors
REGISTRATION
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