Thursday,October 5, 2017 at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, O’ahu
Healthy Landscapes for a Healthy Hawaii
Explore the interactions between human and ecological systems and so much more at this year’s Conference!
Each year, LICH brings together landscape industry participants from every island to network, build alliances, study, and share advances in every field of our industry. Don’t miss thus opportunity to hear great speakers and attend our fabulous Trade Show.
2017 Conference Payment Schedule and how to save as much as $50 by registering early!
**Early Bird Registration now through September 1st:
2017 LICH Member @ $125 / Non-Member @ $155
**After Early Bird Registration, September 2nd through September 30th:
2017 LICH Member @ $150 . Non-Member $180
**October 1: Online registration not available
At the Door Registration: 2017 LICH Member: $175 / Non-Member $205
Early Bird Registration available now through September 1, 2017:
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LICH 2017 member: $125 ($150 after September 1st)
LICH 2017 non-member: $155 ($180 after September 1st)
Paper Registration Form (download and mail) click here
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Students with ID: $25 at the door.
There will be no 2nd Day Tour this year.
Instead on Friday, October 6th at 8 AM, there will be the opportunity to take the Landscape Industry Certified- Manager Exam. To find out more about this exam, how to order study materials and how to register, click here.
Booth Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities are Now Open!
For complete information on set up and take down at the Tradeshow, floor plan for booths, contact numbers etc. download the paper version. Payment by credit card is available now, see below.
Click here for paper version of Tradeshow booth registration & sponsorship (payment by checks only)
Click here for online Tradeshow booth registration & sponsorship (to pay by credit card)
Conference Schedule and list of speakers
|Track||Time||Topic / Title||Speaker|
|7:00 am to 7:55 am||Registration|
|General||8:00 am – 8:010 am||Welcome and Thanks||President Garrett Webb|
|General||8:05 am – 8:30 am||President’s Speech|
|General||8:30 am – 9:10 am||Keynote: Judith StilgenbauerIn response to the environmental and social design challenges of our time, in recent decades, the built environment professions have focused increasingly on sustainable urban ecological design practices. It is in this context that the School of Architecture at UH Manoa is planning a Master of Landscape Architecture program.||Judith Stilgenbauer, ASLA, is an Associate Professor of landscape architecture at the University of Hawaii School of Architecture, where she serves as director-designate of the school’s planned MLA program.|
|9:15 am to 10:15 am||Session One|
|T1||Arborist / Contractor|| Maui County Planning Plan, An Invasive Species-Free Plan
||Ernie Resentz, Professor Emeritus Agriculture, University of Hawaii / MCC, is a Certified Arborist, and a American Society of Consulting Arborists Registered Consulting Arborist. Resentz received the International Society of Arboriculture’s True Professionals of Arboriculture Award in 2015.|
|T2||Pests & Pest Management||HDOA Pesticides Branch Updates||Cheyenne Barela|
|T3||Nursery & Design||Product Pricing: An Industry Perspective||Kelly Greenwell is the owner of Hawaiian Gardens in Kona, a statewide wholesale nursery and landscape contractor.|
|TSF||10:15 am to 11:00 am||Break 1 Trade Show Opens & Research Posters, Tradeshow activities – demonstrations|
|11:00 am to 12: pm||Session Two|
|T1||Arborist / Contractor||
|Randall Wakumoto has 20 years of engineering work experience with the City and County of Honolulu and is currently the branch head for the Storm Water Quality Branch under the Department of Facility Maintenance.|
|T2||Pests & Pest Management|| Research Updates on Management of Several Important Landscape and Turfgrass Pests in Hawaii
||Dr. Zhiqiang Cheng|
|T3||Nursery & Design|| The Emerging Practice of Functional Design
An introduction to building luxury landscapes with 75% less long term resource use.
|Micah Barker runs the conservation landscape company Bio-Scape Hawaii, is a Principal at Sustainable Land Company, and a Director at Hawaii Island Landscape Association.|
|TSF||12 pm to 1:00 pm|
|1:00 pm to 2:00 pm||Session Three|
|T1||Arborist / Contractor|| Tree Care
|T2||Pests & Pest Management|| Low / No Pesticide Techniques
|T3||Nursery & Design|| Heat Island Effect & Need for Urban Forestry
||Dr. Camillo Moora|
|TSF||2:00 pm to 2:30 pm||Break 3 Trade Show & Research Posters, Tradeshow activities – demonstrations|
|2:30 pm to 3:30 pm||Session Four|
|T1||Arborist / Contractor||Roots||Dr. Richard Criley|
|T2||Pests & Pest Management||Incorporating goose grass weed control with the renovation of seashore paspalum greens.
||Dr. DeFrank is a weed scientist with 34 years of experience at University of Hawaii-Manoa. He conducts weed science research and pesticide awareness training on a variety of crops and landscape management settings.|
|T3||Nursery & Design|| Turning a New leaf: Engaging Industries in Policy Decision-Making for the Prevention of Invasive Plant Introductions
||Chelsea Arnott is a Graduate Student in the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has worked in the conservation field for over a decade controlling invasive species and protecting Hawai’i’s watershed.|
|3:30 pm to 4:30 pm||Session Five|
|T1||Arborist / Contractor|| Tree Preservation & Construction
||Steve Nimz is a Certified Arborist and owner of Steve Nimz and Associates Inc. He will be assisted by Matt Lyum, founder of Performance Landscapes.|
|T2||Pests & Pest Management|
|T3||Nursery & Production||Establishing a trial garden for underutilized native Hawaiian plants at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Varney Circle
||Dr. Orville C. Baldos is an assistant researcher/professor in sustainable ornamental production at the Department of Tropical Plant Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa. His research interest include: 1) native Hawaiian plant materials development for landscape and ornamental use; 2) screening and selection of non-invasive ornamental species and 3) development of sustainable ornamental plant production and landscape management practices.|
|General||4:35pm to 5:00pm|
|TSF||5:00pm to 6:30pm||Mixer / Food and Drink / Door Prizes|
And a great Big MAHALO! to all of our fine 2016 sponsors!