15th Annual Pest and Disease Conference

@ Dominican University - Guzman Hall
on Thursday, November 21, 2019
in San Rafael, CA


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$175.00

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Conference Description:

Join us for our 15th Annual Pest and Disease Conference at Dominican University! We have a packed day learning about sudden oak death and other tree diseases. We'll cover palm cultivation, palm problems, and diseases. At the end of the day there will be a tour for 30 people to tour the National Ornamental Research Site at Dominican University of California (NORS-DUC).

Agenda:

 

7:30am Registration
8:15am Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Igor Lacan, UCCE, Half Moon Bay
8:30am Sudden Oak Death, from basics to advanced issues
Steven Swain, UCCE Marin, Marin, CA
9:15am Tree and Palm Diseases
Dr. Suzanne Latham, California Dept. of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA
10:00am Break
10:15am Regulatory Update
Allison Klein, Marin Agriculture Commissioner's Office, Marin, CA
11:00am Weed Issues Around Trees and Tree-safe Weed Management
John Roncoroni, UCCE Sonoma, Sonoma, CA
11:45am Lunch (Provided)
12:30pm Palm Cultivation and Problems
Jason Dewees, Flora Grubb, San Francisco, CA
1:15pm Xylella Diseases, Biology and Management
Lindsey Burbank, USDA, Sacramento, CA
2:00pm Best Practices: Practical information on disinfection, contamination prevention, etc.
Karen Suslow, NORS-DUC and Kathy Kosta, CDFA retired
2:20pm Overview of the National Ornamental Research Site at Dominican University of California
Wolfgang Schweigkofler, NORS-DUC, San Rafael, CA
2:40pm Final Comments
Kathy Kosta, CDFA retired and Dr. Igor Lacan, San Rafael, CA
3:00pm CEU Sign Out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs

Early Registration (through 11/11/19):

  • $105 - WCISA Member
  • $130 - Non-WCISA Member
  • $55 - Student/Senior

Regular Registration (on or after 11/12/19):

  • $145 - WCISA Member
  • $175 - Non-WCISA Member
  • $55 - Student/Senior

CEUs:

  • 5.5 - CA/CTW/MS
  • 3.0 - BCMA-S
  • 2.5 - BCMA-P

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Location

Dominican University - Guzman Hall
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901