IA Times, October 2020

Irrigation 20/20 brings a vision of the future

Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 | 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Eastern

Irrigation 20/20 is a special feature to be hosted by the Irrigation Association offering a more intimate venue with insights from some of the industrys most knowledgeable figures. These interactive discussions will focus on the challenges and opportunities for the IA and the irrigation industry. IA Industry Development Director John Farner will emcee the program that will include two panel discussions. 

The opening session will focus on current challenges in the industry and the future of the Irrigation Association. Participants will hear insight from current IA President Jon Topham, CAIS, CID; incoming IA President Bryan Wynen, CIC, CLIA, CLWM; and moderator IA CEO Deborah Matterson Hamlin, CAE, FASAE. 

This will be followed by an expert panel discussing the future of the irrigation industry in a post-COVID-19 world. Jon Topham will moderate this discussion with a panel of the 2020 IA award recipients:

  • Brent Mecham, CID, CLWM, CIC, CLIA, CAIS, Industry Achievement Award 
  • Stephen W. Smith, PhD, FASIC, CAIS, CLIA, Innovator Award
  • Lynda Wightman, CGIA, CLIA, Industry Achievement Award
Irrigation 20/20 will be a webinar and will also be broadcast on the IA’s Facebook page. Visit the Education Week+ website to register.