Speaker Presentations

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Monday, May 6, 2019 | Registration Only

3:30-7:00pm

Pre-Conference Registration Open, Sponsor Display Set-Up [Locations: Palm, Ibis/Egret & Pre-Function Area]

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | First Day of Sessions

7:00am-5:00pm

Registration Open [Location: Palm]

7:00am-7:50am

Light Morning Refreshments and Exhibits on Display [Locations: Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

Session 1
ID# 26945

Weed Control in Florida

Location

Grand Floridian

Moderator

Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS

7:50-8:00am

Welcome – Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS View PDF

8:00-8:25am

Arrowhead Vine and Golden Pothos Management – Stephen Enloe, UF/IFAS View PDF

8:25-8:50am

Lookalike Submersed Aquatic Plants – Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS View PDF

8:50-9:40am

Factors that Contribute to Pesticides Incompatibilities - Fred Whitford, Purdue University View PDF

9:40-10:00am

Refreshment Break and Networking [Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

Session 2
ID# 26946

Pesticide Label Updates

Location

Grand Floridian

Moderator

Bill Haller, UF/IFAS

10:00-10:20am

Label Updates from UPL NA Inc. View PDF
10:20-10:35am Label Updates from Syngenta
10:35-10:50am Label Updates from TAPT / Biosorb Inc. View PDF
10:50-11:05am Label Updates from Lake & Wetland Management View PDF
11:05-11:20am Label Updates from Bayer Environmental Science View PDF
11:20-11:35am Label Updates from SePRO Corporation

11:35-11:50am

Label Updates from Applied Biochemists View PDF

11:40am-1:00pm

 

Lunch Break – On Your Own

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

SPECIAL SESSIONS - Repeats

Session 3
ID# 26947

Pesticide Safety

CAL
ID #26957 

Calibration and Calculations

NAID
ID# 26956 

Natural Areas and ROW Plant ID
space limited session

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Sandpiper

Moderator

Fred Fishel, UF/IFAS

Bill Haller, UF/IFAS

Kyle Thayer, UF/IFAS

1:00-1:50pm

General Maintenance Tips to Prevent Spills & Down Time – Fred Whitford, Purdue University
View PDF

1:00-
2:40pm

Calibration and Calculations – Bill Haller, UF/IFAS
(Session is repeated multiple times)

View PDF

1:00-
2:40pm

Natural Areas and ROW Plant ID – Kyle Thayer, UF/IFAS
(Session is repeated two more times)

View PDF

1:50-2:15pm

Protect Yourself: The Importance of PPE – Jay Ferrell, UF/IFAS
View PDF

2:15-2:40pm

Pesticide Toxicity – Fred Fishel, UF/IFAS
View PDF

2:40-3:00pm

Refreshment Break and Networking [Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

Session 4
ID# 26948

Session 4: Upland Weed Control

CAL
ID #26957 

Calibration and Calculations

AQID
ID# 26955 

Aquatic Plant ID
space limited session

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Sandpiper

Moderator

Stephen Enloe, UF/IFAS

Brent Sellers, UF/IFAS

Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS

3:00-3:25

Rose Natalgrass Biology and Control – Stephen Enloe, UF/IFAS
View PDF

3:00-
4:40pm

Calibration and Calculations – Brent Sellers, UF/IFAS

(Repeat session)

View PDF

3:00-
4:40pm

Aquatic Plant ID – Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS
View PDF

(Session is repeated two more times)

3:25-3:50

Field Evaluations of Herbicide Efficacy on Invasive Scleria Species -Alex Onisko, UF/IFAS

View PDF

3:50-4:15

Deployment of Herbicide Ballistic Technology (HBT) in Hawaii: A Case Study on Eliminating Incipient Invasive Species Targets with Extreme Prejudice – James Leary, UF/IFAS
View PDF

4:15-4:40

Professionalism and Certified Applicators – Carlton Layne, AERF
View PDF

5:00-7:00pm

Industry Social and Welcome Reception [Breezes Terrace]

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

7:00am-5:00pm

Registration Open [Palm]

7:00-8:00am

Light Morning Refreshments and Exhibits on Display [Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

EXAM PREPARATION SESSIONS

SPECIAL SESSIONS - Repeats

Session 5A
ID# 26949

Upland Weed Control

Session 5B
ID# 26958

Core Exam Training

AQID
ID# 26955 

Aquatic Plant ID
space limited session

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Sandpiper

Moderator

Jay Ferrell, UF/IFAS

Michelle Atkinson, UF/IFAS

Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS

8:00-8:25am

Kalanchoe Biology and Control in Florida Dune Communities – Stephen Enloe, UF/IFAS
View PDF

8:00-9:40am

Core Exam Training – Michelle Atkins
on, UF/IFAS

View PDF

8:00-
9:40am

Aquatic Plant ID – Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS
View PDF
(Session is repeated one more time)

8:25-8:50am

Florpyrauxifen-Benzyl and Triclopyr for Old World Climbing Fern Control – Jonathan Glueckert, UF/IFAS
View PDF

8:50-9:40am

Just How Controversial is the Glyphosate Controversy? – Stephen Enloe, UF/IFAS
View PDF

9:40-10:00am

Refreshment Break and Networking [Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

Session 6A
ID# 26950

Algae and Aquatic Weed Control

Session 6B
ID# 26959

Natural Areas Exam Training

NAID
ID# 26956 

Natural Areas and ROW Plant ID
space limited session

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Sandpiper

Moderator

Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS

Michelle Atkinson, UF/IFAS

Kyle Thayer, UF/IFAS

10:00-11:15am

Nuisance Algae and the Ecological Basis for Their Control – Ken Wagner, Water Resource Services
View PDF

10:00-11:40am

Natural Areas Exam Training – Michelle Atkinson, UF/IFAS
View PDF

10:00-11:40am

Natural Areas and ROW Plant ID – Kyle Thayer, UF/IFAS
View PDF
(Session is repeated one more time)

11:15-11:40am

Just Keep Swimming: How to Avoid a Fish Kill – Brett Bultemeier, Applied Biochemists
View PDF

11:40am-1:00pm

 

Lunch Break – On Your Own

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

EXAM PREPARATION SESSIONS

SPECIAL SESSIONS - Repeats

Session 7A
ID# 26951

Upland Weed Control

Session 7B
ID# 26960

Aquatic Exam Training

CAL
ID# 26957 

Calibration and Calculations

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Sandpiper

Moderator

Fred Fishel, UF/IFAS

Susan Haddock, UF/IFAS

Bill Haller, UF/IFAS

1:00-1:25pm

Biology and Control of Caesarweed – Brent Sellers, UF/IFAS
View PDF

1:00-2:40pm

Aquatic Exam Training – Susan Haddock, UF/IFAS
View PDF

1:00-
2:40pm

Calibration and Calculations – Bill Haller, UF/IFAS
View PDF
(Repeat session)

1:25-1:50pm

Brazilian Peppertree Control in South Florida – Mackenzie Bell, UF/IFAS
View PDF

1:50-2:15pm

Management of Cat’s Claw Vine (Dolichandra unguis-cati) in Florida – Leah Aidif, UF/IFAS
View PDF

2:15-2:40pm

Control and Seed Biology of Chinese Tallow Tree – Candice Prince, UF/IFAS
View PDF

2:40-3:00pm

Refreshment Break and Networking [Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

Session 8A
ID# 26952

Algae and Aquatic Weed Control

Session 8B
ID# 26961

Calculations for Aquatic Weed Management

NAID
ID# 26956 

Natural Areas and ROW Plant ID
space limited session

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Sandpiper

Moderator

Bill Haller, UF/IFAS

Susan Haddock, UF/IFAS

Kyle Thayer, UF/IFAS

3:00-4:15pm

Control Methods for Nuisance Algae – Ken Wagner, Water Resource Services
View PDF

3:00-4:40pm

Calculations for Aquatic Weed Management – Susan Haddock, UF/IFAS
(Exam prep)

View PDF

3:00-4:40pm

Natural Areas and ROW Plant ID – Kyle Thayer, UF/IFAS
View PDF
(Repeat session, last time)

4:15-4:40pm

Organic Sedimentation and Aquatic Weed Control – Bill Haller, UF/IFAS
View PDF

 

Dinner on Own

EVENING SESSIONS
Exam Review: Take the Wednesday evening Calibration Session to review questions and address individual concerns about the calibration and calculations portion of the certification exams.

The evening Aquatic Plant ID session is offered to accommodate those unable to attend one of the earlier Aquatic Plant ID sessions.

SPECIAL SESSIONS - Last Repeat

CAL
ID# 26957 

Calibration and Calculations
space limited session

AQID
ID# 26955 

Aquatic Plant ID
space limited session

Cocoplum

Sandpiper

7:00-8:40pm

Calibration and Calculations – Bill Haller, UF/IFAS
View PDF
(Repeat session, last time)

7:00-8:40pm

Aquatic Plant ID – Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS
View PDF
(Repeat session, last time)

Thursday, May 9, 2019

7:00am-Noon

Registration Open [Palm]

7:00-8:00am

Light Morning Refreshments and Exhibits on Display [Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

Session 9A
ID# 26953

Aquatic Weed Control

Session 9B
ID# 26962

Upland Weed Control

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Moderator

Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS

Jay Ferrell, UF/IFAS

8:00-8:25am

Aquatic Herbicides: How to Read a Label, How to Stay Legal – Brett Bultemeier, Applied Biochemists
View PDF

8:00-8:25am

Thrips Biological Control Agent of Brazilian Peppertree – Dale Halbritter, USDA-ARS

8:25-8:50am

Granular vs. Liquid: Does Hydrilla Take Up Herbicide from Soil? – Bill Haller, UF/IFAS

8:25-8:50am

Biological Control of Air Potato in Florida – Eutychus Kariuki, UF/IFAS

8:50-9:15am

Do Island Apple Snails Destroy Kissimmee Grass? – Jacob Thayer, UF/IFAS
View PDF

8:50-9:40am

Herbicide Selection in Natural Areas and ROW – Greg MacDonald, UF/IFAS
View PDF

9:15-9:40am

Florida’s Aquatic Plant Management Program – Matt Phillips, FWC
View PDF

9:40-10:00am

Refreshment Break and Networking [Ibis/Egret and Pre-Function Area]

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

Session 10A
ID# 26954

Aquatic Weed Control

Session 10B
ID# 26963

Upland Weed Control

Location

Grand Floridian

Cocoplum

Moderator

Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS

Bill Haller, UF/IFAS

10:00-10:25am

Identification of Species in the Genus Nymphoides – Ian Markovich, UF/IFAS
View PDF

10:00-10:25am

Biology and Control of Tropical Soda Apple
– Brent Sellers, UF/IFAS

View PDF

10:25-10:50am

Management of Redroot Floater and Azolla – Joseph Sigmon, UF/IFAS
View PDF

10:25-10:50am

Biology and Management of Cogongrass – Candice Prince, UF/IFAS
View PDF

10:50-11:15am

Aquatic Plants: How Much Salt Can They Take? – Mohsen Tootoonchi, UF/IFAS
View PDF

10:50-11:40am

Dose Efficacy of Herbicide Injections to Tropical Woody Species – James Leary, UF/IFAS
View PDF

11:15-11:40am

Identification of Uncommon Native Aquatic Plants – Lyn Gettys, UF/IFAS
View PDF

1:15-4:30pm

Core and Category Testing – UF/IFAS and FDACS
[Grand Floridian]


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