2018 Schedule of Events

Subject to change.

Sunday, Dec. 2

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION OPEN – Education Classes & Exhibitors Only

Monday, Dec. 3

7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION OPEN – Education Classes & Exhibitors Only

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Electrical Troubleshooting
Irrigation Components for Residential/Small Commercial Systems

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Agricultural Drip/Micro Design (Day 1 of 2)
Center Pivot Design (Day 1 of 2)
Landscape Irrigation Contractor (Day 1 of 2)
Landscape Irrigation Auditor (Day 1 of 2)
Landscape Irrigation Design (Day 1 of 2)
Principles of Irrigation: Agriculture (Day 1 of 2)
Principles of Irrigation: Landscape (Day 1 of 2)

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-in

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Advanced Irrigation Wiring Methods & Troubleshooting
Managing an Irrigation Service Company: Water Management & Technology

Tuesday, Dec. 4

7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION OPEN

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technician (CLVLT) Exam

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Hydraulic Troubleshooting

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Agricultural Drip/Micro Design (Day 2 of 2)
Agricultural Irrigation Specialist (Day 1 of 2)
The Business of Landscape Irrigation Contracting
Center Pivot Design (Day 2 of 2)
Landscape Irrigation Auditor (Day 2 of 2)
Landscape Irrigation Contractor (Day 2 of 2)
Landscape Irrigation Design (Day 2 of 2)
Principles of Irrigation: Agriculture (Day 2 of 2)
Principles of Irrigation: Landscape (Day 2 of 2)
CAD Learning Lab (topics TBA)

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
IA Technical Program – Agriculture  (exact times & topics TBA)
IA Technical Program – Landscape (exact times & topics TBA)
Irrigation Seminars (exact times & topics TBA)

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-in

1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
IA Certification Exams

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
New Product Contest Judging (open to all attendees)

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
IA Past Presidents’ Dinner (invitation only)
Math Refresher Seminar – FREE!

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Opening Night Party

Wednesday, Dec. 5

7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION OPEN

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
IA Certification Exams
Managing an Irrigation Service Company: Technicians, Pricing & Marketing
Pumps & Pumping Systems (formerly Understanding Pumps)

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Agriculture Irrigation Specialist (Day 2 of 2)

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Advanced Landscape Irrigation Design & Management
Alternative Water for Landscape Irrigation
Bidding & Estimating Landscape Irrigation Systems
Landscape Drip Irrigation Design & Management
Landscape Irrigation Technician (English & Spanish Versions)
Landscape Water Management & Planning

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
IA Technical Program – Agriculture (exact times & topics TBA)
IA Technical Program – Landscape (exact times & topics TBA)
Irrigation Seminars (exact times & topics TBA)

8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Keynote Address: Mark Eaton, former NBA basketball star

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

EXHIBITS OPEN

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Certification Luncheon (certified individuals only – RSVP required)

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Advanced Pumps

1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
IA Certification Exams

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Women in Irrigation Social

Thursday, Dec. 6

7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION OPEN

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Young Professionals Breakfast (open to all attendees & exhibitors under 40)

8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Networking Continental Breakfast (prior to the IA General Session)

8:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
IA General Session

10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
EXHIBITS OPEN

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
IA Certification Exams

2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Closing Event in Exhibit Hall

3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Irrigated Soils
Soil-Plant-Air-Continuum

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-out

Friday, Dec. 7

7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Registration Open

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Drip Irrigation Components & Installation for Landscapes (Spanish)
Two-Wire Technology Systems for Landscapes

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
IA Certification Exams
Exhibitor Move-out