Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time Workshop/Event
7:00 – 8:00 am  Registration and Coffee
8:00 – 9:00 am  Integrating 3D to Close Sales
Joe Salemi
Great New
Annuals and
Perennials
Allan Armitage 
 10 Proven Ways to
Drive Traffic to
your Store
Barbara Crowhurst
 Landscape Pest
Show and Tell
Dr. Ken Fry
9:05 – 10:05 am  12 Most Common
Reasons Landscape
Contractors are Not
More Profitable
Monroe Porter
 Options in Water
Treatment Quality
Dr. Ann Huber
 Strategies for
Maintaining and
Improving Quality
in Home Lawns
Katie Dobson
Greenhouse Pest
Show and Tell
Dr. Ken Fry 
10:05 – 10:20 am Break
10:20 – 11:20 am  What Happens
When 14 Arborists
Appraise the Same
10 Trees?
James Komen
 People Not Plants
are the Problem
Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza
 Increase Retail
Sales: 10 Must Do
Steps
Barbara Crowhurst
Understandable
Number Crunching,
Cash Flow and
Financial Analysis
Monroe Porter 
10:30 – 4:30 pm Green Industry Show – Hall C
11:25 – 12:25 pm  Ornamental Grasses
in the 21st Century
John Friel
 Delegate It!
Jackie Hart
The Business of
Biophilia
Kim Wickwire and
Gord Koch 
EAB: Biology
Impacts and a
Biological Control
Program
Krista Ryall 
1:00 – 5:00 pm  Landscape Industry Certified Written Exams
4:30 – 5:30 pm  Eagle Lake Professional Landscape Supply Happy Hour
4:30 – 6:00 pm Landscape Alberta Nursery Producers Group Meeting 
5:00 – 5:30 pm AGGA Annual General Meeting 
5:30 – 10:00 pm  AGGA Garden Party

 

Friday, November 17, 2017

Time Workshop/Event
7:00 – 8:00 am  Registration and Coffee
8:00 – 9:00 am Good Housekeeping
for Better Estimating
and Job Tracking
Joe Salemi
Networking Savvy
Fern Richardson
Crystal Ball:
Garden Trends
for the Upcoming
Year
Sean James
Beyond Organic
Matter: Unlocking
the Power in Soil
Bob Reeves
9:05 – 10:05 am Protecting your
Business from the
Uncertainty of
Weather
Shave Belvin
Developing a
Sales Driven
Organization and
Selling at a
Premium
Don Crothers
Invasive Plants and
the Horticulture
Industry
Andrea Eastham
Leading and
Challenging
Employees Without
Being a Jerk
Monroe Porter
10:05 – 10:20 am Break
10:20 – 11:20 am Bringing Back the
Nearly Dead:
Renovating an
Existing Landscape
Sean James
Riding the Wave
of Change
Fern Richardson
Trimble SketchUp
Pro and
Landscape Design
Workflow
Gord Koch
Tales from the
Garden
Allan Armitage
10:30 – 4:30 pm Green Industry Show – Hall C
11:25 – 12:25 pm What to do With a
Downpour:
Ornamental Ways to
Handle Rainwater
Sean James
Energy Efficiency
in Greenhouses
Panel
Alberta’s New
Employment and
Labour Relations
Legislation
TBA
Get Me Outta Here!
An Introduction to
Exit Strategies
Jacki Hart
1:00 – 5:00 pm Landscape Alberta Sod Growers Meeting