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2019 Symposiumi-Tree

Agenda/Program

Subject to change

SundayJune 16, 2019

Time Activity

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Dinner, receive registration package in Gateway Center

Monday June 17, 2019

Time Activity

7:00 - 9:00 AM

Hotel bussing - bus transportation provided from Parkview and Skyler Hotels to SUNY ESF

8:00 - 8:30 Breakfast, receive registration package in Gateway Center C

8:30 – 8:50

Welcome in Gateway Center A&B

Dr. Chuck Kroll, Professor, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF)

Dr. David Amberg, Interim President, SUNY ESF

i-Tree Training — 9 AM - 5PM (sessions at 9 AM, 1 PM and 3:15 PM)

Presenters

  • Eco and Database Tools Presenters: David Nowak and Bob Hoehn, U.S. Forest Service; Alexis Ellis, Davey Tree Expert Company
  • All Tools Presenters: Robbie Coville, Krista Heinlen, Jason Henning, James Kruegler, Scott Maco, Al Zelaya: Davey Tree Expert Company

All participants who signed up for the Hydro Tools track will be placed in the "All Tools" track on Monday and will receive additional training on the Hydro module on Wednesday afternoon.

9:00 AM –12:00 PM

i-Tree Training

Approved for 3.0 ISA CEU

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch in Gateway Center C

1:00 – 3:00

i-Tree Training

Approved for 2.0 ISA CEU

3:00 – 3:15

Break in 3rd Floor, Baker

3:15 – 5:00

i-Tree Training

Approved for 1.75 ISA CEU

5:00 – 5:30

Poster Reception in Gateway Center Concourse

5:30 - 6:30

Dinner in Gateway Center C

6:30 - 8:30 Hotel bussing - bus transportation provided from SUNY ESF to Parkview and Skyler Hotels

Tuesday June 18, 2019

Time Activity

7:00 – 9:00 AM

Hotel bussing - bus transportation provided from Parkview and Skyler Hotels to SUNY ESF

7:30 – 8:30 Breakfast in Gateway Center C

8:30 – 9:00

Welcome in Gateway A&B

David Nowak, Senior Scientist / i-Tree Team Leader, U.S. Forest Service

Jim Zwack, Vice President & General Manager, Davey Tree Expert Company

 

9:00 – 9:45

Keynote address in Gateway A&B
Turning Plans into Policy
John McNeil, McNeil Urban Forestry Inc.

Approved for 0.75 ISA CEU

Oral Presentations I — 10:00 – noon

Track A: Innovations/Novel Applications 1

Baker 145

Moderator: Scott Maco, Davey Tree Expert Company

 

Track B: International Applications 1

Baker 148

Moderator: Alexis Ellis, Davey Tree Expert Company

10:00 – 10:25

Track A: Innovations/Novel Applications 1

Davey's i-Tree Tools Application for USFS Landscape Scale Restoration Project
Kris Griffith , City of Canton

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: International Applications 1

Thinking outside the bark: adapting i-Tree for international urban and rural forestry projects in developing countries
Al Zelaya, Davey Institute

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Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

10:30 – 10:55

Track A: Innovations/Novel Applications 1

Assessing Urban Forest Values using a Combination of LiDAR, TSI, and i-Tree Eco field data
Laurie Stott, British Columbia Institute of Technology

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: International Applications 1

Customizing i-Tree Eco to estimate ecosystem services provided by street trees in Kyoto, Japan
Satoshi Hirabayashi, The Davey Institute, The Davey Tree Expert Company

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Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

11:00 – 11:25

Track A: Innovations/Novel Applications 1

Communicating the value of trees across 7 counties and 284 municipalities
Lindsay Darling, The Morton Arboretum

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: International Applications 1

Creating an i-Tree Eco-based Urban Forest Management Toolbox: Turning i-Tree outputs into Climate-Adaptive outcomes, offering management strategies for growing the Swiss Urban Forest
Naomi Zürcher, Arbor Aegis / European Forum on Urban Forestry

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Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

11:30 – 11:55

Track A: Innovations/Novel Applications 1

Comparison of pollutants reduction by trees between i-Tree models and conventional models at five school forests in Korea
Chan Ryul Park, National Institute of Forest Science

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Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: International Applications 1

Implementation of i-Tree Eco in the Netherlands: a three year study in 14 cities
Wendy Batenburg, Terra Nostra

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch in Gateway Center C

Oral Presentations II — 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Track A: Innovations/Novel Applications 2

Baker 145

Moderator: Al Zelaya, Davey Tree Expert Company

 

Track B: Education

Baker 148

Moderator: Krista Heinlen, Davey Tree Expert Company

1:00 – 1:25

Track A: Innovations / Novel Applications 2

Curio - Environmental Empathy & Action
Conor Nugent , Breadboard Labs

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Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Education

From urban forest to national forest: Adapting i-Tree Eco and engaging citizen scientists in El Yunque
Christopher Nytch, Fundación Amigos de El Yunque

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

1:30 – 1:55

Track A: Innovations / Novel Applications 2

Urban Forest Inventory & Analysis (UFIA) and its Relationship with i-Tree
Mark Majewsky, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Education

Applications of i-Tree Tools in Higher Education and Outreach in Virginia
Eric Wiseman, PhD, Virginia Tech Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

2:00 – 2:25

Track A: Innovations / Novel Applications 2

The Equity of Urban Forest Ecosystem Services and Benefits in the Bronx, NY
Charity Nyelele, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Education

A Case Study in Continuously Maintained Complete Urban Tree Inventory Program
Rama Sivakumar, Gerogia Institute of Technology

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

2:30 – 2:55

Track A: Innovations / Novel Applications 2

Integrating i-Tree into Urban Forest Master Plans
Josh Behounek, Davey Resource Group

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Education

i-Tree as a tool for Education and Collaboration
Laurie Stott, British Columbia Institute of Technology

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

3:00 - 3:30 Break in Baker Alcove

Oral Presentations III — 3:30 – 5:30

Track A: Innovations Applications 2

Baker 145

Moderator: David Nowak, U.S. Forest Service

 

Track B: Management/Risk

Baker 148

Moderator: Jason Henning, Davey Tree Expert Company

3:30 – 3:55

Track A: International Applications 2

An Evaluation of the Urban Forest of the National District of Santo Domingo: Management Implications
Elvia Melendez-Ackerman, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Management/Risk

Assessing the Long Term Impacts and Costs of Urban Tree Canopy Loss
Ian Hanou, Plan-It Geo, LLC

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

4:00 – 4:25

Track A: International Applications 2

Interactive Map to promote the information of the environmental services provided by Chapultepec Forest derived from i-Tree Eco adapted to Mexico
Héctor M. Benavides-Meza, INIFAP

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Management/Risk

Assessing Urban Forest Effects and Values After Hurricane Impacts in Louisiana
Kamran Abdollahi, Southern University and A&M College

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Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

4:30 – 4:55

Track A: International Applications 2

Using i-Tree for Sustainable Management of the Urban Forest A review of exemplar projects in the UK
Kenton Rogers, Treeconomics

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Management/Risk

Post-hurricane vegetation and ecosystem services loss in urban residential yards of San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sofia Olivero Lora, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

5:00 – 5:25

Track A: International Applications 2

Air pollutant removal and carbon sequestration by urban trees in Medellin, Colombia
Maria Arroyave, Universidad EIA

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

Track B: Management/Risk

Flood Control in Montreal: The Role of Natural Infrastructure
Kyle Martins, Eco2urb

Approved for 0.5 ISA CEU

5:30 - 6:30 Poster Sessions and Reception in Gateway Center Concourse
6:30 - 7:30 Dinner in Gateway Center C
7:00 - 9:00 Hotel bussing - bus transportation provided from SUNY ESF to Parkview and Skyler Hotels

Wednesday June 19, 2019

Time Activity

7:00 – 9:00 AM

Hotel bussing - bus transportation provided from Parkview and Skyler Hotels to SUNY ESF

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast in Gateway Center C

9:00 - 9:45

Future of i-Tree presentation in Gateway A&B
David Nowak, Senior Scientist / i-Tree Team Leader, U.S. Forest Service
Mark Buscaino, Executive Director, Casey Trees

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Approved for 0.75 ISA CEU

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Facilitated discussion and break-out sessions related to Moving i-Tree Forward in Gateway A&B

Topic 1: Stakeholder needs and ideas related to specific tools

Topic 2: Stakeholder needs and ideas for improving urban forest management

Topic 3: Potential model limitations and how to overcome limitations

Topic 4: Stakeholder needs and new ideas for improving education and outreach

Topic 5:How to expand i-Tree applications internationally

Approved for 2.0 ISA CEU

12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch in Gateway Center C
12:00 - 2:00 Hotel bussing - bus transportation provided from SUNY ESF to Parkview and Skyler Hotels

1:00 – 4:00

Optional
Consult with i-Tree Developers and Experts to discuss technical or project questions. There will be a pre-registration sign-up sheet for half-hour sessions to discuss desired topics. Attendees will need to specify the topic they would like to discuss so this afternoon session can be scheduled to meet the needs of as many attendees as possible.