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2017 Association of Applied IPM Ecologists (AAIE) Conference

February 5, 2018 - February 7, 2018

Registration and venue information will be available here once updated by the AAIE.

2017 AAIE Conference Schedule 

Sunday February 5th
Welcome Reception & Football Party/Auction – Sponsored by Suterra
2:00 – End

Monday, February 6th
Plenary Session and Keynote Address
8:00 – 9:00 Precision Agriculture & Advances in Spray Application Technology
Alireza Pourrera, UC KARE and UC ANR

9:00 – 10:00 KEYNOTE: Behavioral Responses to Disease Forecasts: From Precision to Automation in Powdery Mildew Management
Travis Lybbert, UC Davis

Coffee Break – Visit Exhibit Halls
10:00 – 10:30

Plenary Session
10:30 – 11:00 Flash Talk – Pesticide Safety/Handling
Maria Alfaro, UC IPM

11:00 – 11:30 Flash Talk – DPR Licensing: Who’s who and what’s the vision
Brajkovich, Laurie, CA DPR

11:30 – 12:00 Flash Talk – Protecting Sensitive Waterways
Ashley Zellmer, Water Board CA

Lunch & AAIE Awards
12:00 – 12:30 AAIE Awards Ceremony and Lunch
Coming Soon

12:30 – 1:30 Growing the Next Generation of PCA’s
Shannon Douglas, CalAgJobs

Breakouts I – 1:30 – 3:00
1A. Orchard Roundtable
Michael Devencenzi, Devencenzi Ag & Research

1B. Sprayer Calibration Part 1
Franz Niederholzer, UC ANR
Lynn Wunderlich, UC ANR
John Roncoroni, UC ANR

1C. New Biorational Products Roundtable
Ricardo Plasencia, Valent USA

Coffee Break – Visit Exhibit Halls
3:00 – 3:30

Breakouts II – 3:30 – 5:00
2A.Sprayer Calibration Part 2
Franz Niederholzer, UC ANR
Lynn Wunderlich, UC ANR
John Roncoroni, UC ANR

2B. Citrus and Avocado Roundtable
Melinda Klein, Citrus Research Board
Beth Grafton Cardwell, UC Lindcove REC, UC Riverside

2C. Farming at the Ag-Urban Interface
Renee Pinel, Western Plant Health Association
Greg Clark, Napa County Agricultural Commissioner

AAIE Membership Meeting
5:15 – 6:00

Member Appreciation Social – Sponsored by Valent
6:00 – End

Tuesday February 7th
Professional member breakfast:
6:30 – 7:30 IPM: Its time to revisit, renew and reinvest in this critical concept
Pete Goodell, UC Statewide IPM Program

General Session
8:00 – 9:00 Economic Impact on PCA’s Pest Management
Michael Devencenzi, Devencenzi Ag & Research

Breakouts III – 9:00 – 10:00
3A. Grape Roundtable
Craig MacMillan, Vineyard Team

3B. Berry Roundtable
Surendra Dara, UC ANR

3C. New Challenges in Codling Moth Monitoring & Management Roundtable
Michael Devencenzi, Devencenzi Ag & Research

Coffee Break – Visit Exhibit Halls
10:00 – 10:30

Breakouts III – 10:30 – 12:00
3A. Pollinator Stewardship
Ricardo Plasencia, Valent

3B. Emerging NOW issues in nut crops
Michael Devencenzi, Devencenzi Ag & Research

3C. Managing pocket gophers—What’s new?
Roger Baldwin, UC Davis

3C. Dancing with Pigs in California
Dennis Orthmeyer, USDA Wildlife Services in California

Details

Start:
February 5, 2018
End:
February 7, 2018
Event Category:
Website:
https://aaie.net/events/annual-conference/schedule/

Venue

Napa, California