2017 NTA Conference

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & EDUCATION

Sunday, October 1

11:30 a.m.
Registration at Rope Rider Golf Course

1 p.m.
Golf at Rope Rider Golf Course—Shotgun Start
Best-ball foursomes, individual net and gross

5:45 p.m.
No-host Cocktail Reception—The Lodge at Suncadia

6:30 p.m.
Dinner Reception—The Lodge at Suncadia

Monday Morning, October 2

7 a.m.
Registration—The Lodge at Suncadia

7:30 a.m.
Opening remarks
NTA President, Steve Link—Skagit Golf & Country Club

7:40 –8:25 a.m.
Larry Gilhuly, USGA
USGA Resource Management Tool—Maintain Where They Are, Not Where They Aren't

8:25 – 9:20 a.m.
Dr. Frank Wong—Bayer Environmental Science
Protecting Pollinators in Managed Turf: Best Mangement Practices and Pesticide Stewardship

9:20 – 9:30 a.m.
Break

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Dr. Alec Kowalewski—Oregon State University
Fungicide Alternative Management of Microdochium Patch and Anthracnose

10:30 – 11 a.m.
Plated brunch

11 a.m. –  Noon
Paul Robertson—Victoria Golf Club
Drones and Robots—Leverage Your Time

1 p.m.
Golf at Tumble Creek—Shotgun start

Monday Afternoon, October 2

2 p.m.
Opening Remarks—Paul Ramsdell, NTA Executive Director

2:10 – 3 p.m.
Dr. Alec Kowalewski—Oregon State University
Artificial/Synthetic Turf vs. Natural Turf

3 – 3:45 p.m.
TBD

3:45 – 4 p.m.
Break

4 – 4:45 p.m.
TBD

Monday Evening, October 2

5:30 p.m.
No-host coctail reception—The Lodge at Suncadia

6:30 p.m.
Dinner Reception—The Lodge at Suncadia

Tuesday, October 3

7:30 a.m.
NTA Annual Meeting—The Lodge at Suncadia

8 – 8:30 a.m.
Dr. Alec Kowalewski—Oregon State University
Alternative Irrigation Strategies

8:30 – 9 a.m.
Nathan Stacey
Water Use on Golf Courses in the Pacific Northwest

9 a.m.
Plated Breakfast

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Dr. Frank Wong—Bayer Environmental Science
Rapid Turfgrass Disease Identification: Using Signs, Symptoms, and Weather to Figure Out What's Gone Wrong

10:30 – 11:20 a.m.
Dr. William Johnston—Washington State University
Bio Control of Poa

11:20 – 11:30 a.m.
Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Paul Robertson—Victoria Golf Club
Turf Metrics and Management on the West Coast

12:25 p.m.
End of Conference

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