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2011 Tentative AGM Agenda Released

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A tentative agenda for the 2011 AGM has been released. I have posted it here to read. If you want to download it please use this link: http://myavma.ca/blog/downloads/avma_agenda_2011.pdf

Urban Vegetation Management

Annual General Meeting

Atlantic Vegetation Management Association

Crown Plaza Hotel

Fredericton, NB

October 17th, 2011

12:00PM – 4:30PM: AVMA Golf Tournament – Fredericton Golf Club – Team Best Ball

6:00PM: Executive Meeting AVMA Board

7:00PM – 8:00PM: Registration Desk

7:00PM – 10:30PM: Opening Ice Breaker – Sponsored by DuPont Canada and Engage Agro Corp.

October 18th, 2011

8:00 AM: Registration Desk

8:30AM: Opening Remarks Dave Brown AVMA President

8:40AM – 9:10AM: Meeting Customer Demands – James Urbanowsky R.P.F. NB Power

9:10AM – 9:40AM: EnvNB…Wetland and watercourse management – TBA

9:40AM – 10:10AM: Maintaining parks, sports fields and green spaces in Fredericton – Don Murray, City of Fredericton

10:10AM – 10:30AM: Coffee Break

10:30AM – 11:00AM: New Technologies from BASF – Scott Hodgins, BASF Canada

11:00AM – 12:00PM: Neudorff Natural Vegetation Control Products –Tim Tripp MSc, Product Manager Commercial, Neudorff North America

12:00PM – 1:30PM: Lunch

1:30PM – 2:00PM: Clearview and Garlon XRT Herbicides – Michel Tremblay, Dow Agro Sciences

2:00PM – 2:30PM: Large tree relocation…it is possible Stan Kochanoff MCIP, LPP, RCA EnviroNova

2:30PM – 3:00PM: DuPont Chemistry for the Future – Denis Rodet, DuPont Canada.

3:00PM – 3:20PM: Coffee Break

3:20PM – 4:20PM: Round Table Discussion; Opportunities for Vegetation Management in Atlantic Distribution Systems “What is being done specifically at the urban and semi-urban/rural level”. NBPower, NLPower, NSpower, Maritime Electric…round table discussion on vegetation management for contractors

4:20PM – 4:30PM: Day one closing remarks David Brown, AVMA President

6:00PM Group supper in downtown Fredericton

October 19th, 2011

9:00AM – 9:10AM: Opening Remarks David Brown, AVMA President

9:10AM – 9:30AM: Success of IPM Program to maintain the pesticide option in turf care – TBA

9:30AM – 10:00AM: Plant Health Atlantic Certification Program – Ken Brown Plant Health Atlantic

10:00AM – 10:30AM: Working Safe in Vegetation Management in Urban Areas – TBA from WorksafeNB

10:30AM – 10:45AM: Coffee break

10:45AM – 12:00PM: AVMA Business Meeting

12:00PM – 1:00PM: Closing lunch

Canadian Woodland Forum will be having their annual Fall Meeting at the Forestry Complex in Fredericton.  AVMA Members are welcomed to attend their sessions the afternoon of the 19th and all day on the 20th.



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