The Landscape Expo - Anaheim - September 18th & 19th

Save the Date and Make Your Plans to Attend the Two-Day Landscape Expo Trade Show and Educational Conference.


Monday, September 16th


12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Large Equipment Move-In


Tuesday, September 17th


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Move-In
Exhibitor Check-In
VIP Check-In


5:00 PM - 9:00 PM VIP Welcome Lounge at the Hilton Anaheim


Wednesday, September 18th


7:00 AM - Registration Open


8:00 AM - Seminars
Landscape Maintenance 201 - Adam Carr, Irvine Company
Practices to Reduce Vandalism for Landscapes - Brooke Sammons, Purdue, RLA
2-Wire Irrig. Control: Best Practices - Doug Callison, Callison Irrigation Consulting
Edible Landscaping - Mike Garcia, Enviroscape LA
Managing Gophers and Ground Squirrels - Niamh Quinn, Ph. D., UC Co-op Extension
Improving the Survival of Plants - Wei Zhang, Ph. D., Tree Diaper



9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Exhibit Hall Open


9:45 AM - Seminars
Panel Discussion The Future of Landscape Power Equipment Fuel
Management of Emerging Tree Pests - Beatriz Nobua-Behrmann, Ph. D., UC Co-op Ext.
Outdoor Water Efficiency Regs - Brandon Burgess, Chino Basin WCD
Permaculture Landscape Design - Dane Shota, Certified Arborist
Respiratory Protection - Donald Bottger, San Diego Convention Center
Designing Landscapes for ADUs - Michael Bernier, ThinkOutside

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM- Electric Equipment Testing and Demonstrations


11:30 AM - Seminars
Panel Discussion The Future of Landscape Irrigation
Developing IPM Programs - Brandon Haley, VP at SSC
Firescaping: Protecting Your Property - Douglas Kent, Author & Educator
Aerial Tree Safety - Jose Mercado, Hispanic Arborist Association
Insect Control: Best Practices - Kevin Sims, Sims Tree Health Specialists
Retrofit Process for Smart Controller Technology - Mark Pedicone, ISS
Think Like a Client - Design Like a Pro - Michael Bernier, ThinkOutside

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM- Electric Equipment Testing and Demonstrations


1:15 PM - Seminars
Panel Discussion The Future of Landscape Autonomous Landscape Equipment
Navigating OSHA Compliance in Landscaping - Charity Madrid-Torres, Univ. of AZ.
Your Collection Options for Getting Paid - Christina Oh, Construction Law, Inc.
CA’s Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance? - Dave Fujino, Ph.D., UC Davis
Tree Climbing Techniques - Jose Mercado, Hispanic Arborist Association
How to Succeed at Living Walls - Shawn Hallam, Instant Jungle
Identifying Insects - Susan Sims, Sims Tree Health Specialists

3:00 PM - Seminars
Panel Discussion The Future of Landscape Employee Retention
Dripline Hydraulics - Bill Millward, Netafim USA and Mt. SAC Adjunct Professor
From a Tree Worker to a Community Forester - Brandon Elrod, CFC
Contractor License Law & Ad Requirements - Christina Oh, Construction Law, Inc.
Organic Herbicides and Alternatives to Glyphosate - Karey Windbiel-Rojas, UC IPM
Certified Grounds Manager and Technicians Programs - Brandon Haley, VP, SSC Services for Education

Industry Reception
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM



Thursday, September 19th


7:00 AM - Registration Open


8:00 AM - Seminars
Navigating OSHA Recordkeeping - Charity Madrid-Torres, Univ. of AZ.
Managing a Maintenance Team - Erik Diaz, West Coast Arborists
Weed Control in Turfgrass & Landscape - Heidi Burgess, Corteva Agriscience
Pruning Practices - Jose Mercado, Hispanic Arborist Association
Dealing with Stormwater - Wei Zhang, Tree Diaper
Using Compost to Conserve 1/3 of Your Water - Dan Noble, ACP

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Exhibit Hall Open


9:45 AM - Seminars
Panel Discussion The Future of Landscape Turf in the Landscape
Landscape Inspection - Adam Carr, Irvine Company
Transforming Your Business with PGR Tech - Francisco Sicilia, Rainbow Ecoscience
Central Control: Pathway to Sustainable Irrigation - Jeff Drongowski, Calsense
Designing for Pollinators - Mike Garcia, Enviroscape LA
Chainsaw Safety - Brandon Glover, STIHL
Soil Health & Drought Support - Wister Dorta, Arborjet Ecologel

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Electric Equipment Testing and Demonstrations


11:30 AM - Seminars
Determining Staffing - Brooke Sammons, Purdue
Tree Aerial Rescue - Jose Mercado, Hispanic Arborist Association
Greywater Irrigation Best Practices - Joseph Gallegos, Grey4Green and UmidaAg
Adapting to Integrated LED and Color Changing - Steve Allen, PoolCorp
Growing Your Influence in the Landscape Industry - Sal Hernandez, CLCA

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Electric Equipment Testing and Demonstrations


1:15 PM - Seminars
Panel Discussion The Future of Landscape Sustainability
Fall Protection -Donald Bottger, San Diego Convention Center
Identifying Insects: Good, Bad, Ugly - Susan Sims, Sims Tree Health Specialist
Designing Robotic Mower Friendly Landscapes - Roger Phelps, STIHL and Phil Allen, Brigham Young University
Cutting Edge Plants - Suzie Wiest, Everde Growers
Wireless Irrigation Options - Doug Callison, Callison Irrigation Consulting

Move Out Begins
3:00 PM



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