Power Point Presentations

2014 TPI International Education Conference & Field Day, Orlando FL

 

Monday, February 24 - New Generation Leaders Networking Reception:

The World is Run By Those That Show Up—What are you showing up for?
Hannah Carter, Ph.D. - Association Professor & Director of Wedgworth Leadership Institute in Gainesville, University of Florida

 

Tuesday, February 25 - Education Session #1
Concurrent Breakout Sessions:

Sports Turf Management: Focusing on Athlete Safety & Performance
John Sorochan, Ph.D. - Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee

Sustainable Turfgrass Systems
Brian Horgan, Ph.D. - Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, University of Minnesota

Sustainable Turfgrass Production Using Biosolids
Erik Ervin, Ph.D. - Professor, Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech
Paul Huggett - Paul’s Turf & Tree Nursery, Marshall, WI
Doug Soldat, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Dept. of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Scott Woodward - Woodward Turf Farms, Remington, VA

The Telephone Doctor - 21 Great Customer Service Tips
Nancy Friedman - President of Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training

 

Tuesday, February 25 - Education Session #1
General Session:

The Telephone Doctor - 7 Traits To Being Successful
Nancy Friedman - President of Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training

Eagle Lake Turf Farms – Show & Tell
Eric Heuver - Eagle Lake Turf Farms, Strathmore, Alberta, CANADA

Emerald View Turf Farms – Show & Tell
Eddie Keeven Jr. - Emerald View Turf Farms, O’Fallon, MO

The Cost of Doing Business
Ben Copeland Sr., Ben Copeland Jr. and Jim Roquemore - SuperSod/Patten Seed

 

Thursday, February 27 - Education Session #2
Concurrent Breakout Sessions:

What Are KPI’s? You probably have them and just don’t know it.
Steve Peterson - Vice President of Marketing & Channel Development
CellarStone, Inc.

Handouts from Steve Peterson's session:
Notes from session
LinkedIn Company Pages Play Book

Muddied Waters – Urban Water & Fertilizer Issues in Florida
J. Bryan Unruh, Ph.D. - West Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida/IFAS

Scouting for Winter-Kill of Bermudagrass
Dennis Martin, Ph.D. - Professor & Turfgrass Specialist, Oklahoma State University

Specialty Crops Research Initiative
Dennis Martin, Ph.D. - Professor & Turfgrass Specialist, Oklahoma State University

Drought , Recycled Water, No Mow, and More…..
Ali Harivandi, Ph.D. - University of California Cooperative Extension

 

Thursday, February 27 - Education Session #2
General Session:

Evergreen Turf – Show & Tell
Jimmy Fox - Evergreen Turf, Chandler, AZ

Diversification
Steve Schiedel - GreenHorizons, Mount Hope, Ontario, CANADA

Diversification
Chip Lain - Pine Island Turf Nursery, Pine Island, NY

Diversification
Rob Davey - Evergreen Turf, Pakenham, Victoria, AUSTRALIA

Diversification
Johnny Trandem - Ostfold Gress AS, Dilling, NORWAY


 

2013 TPI Midwinter Conference, San Antonio, TX

Ian True: Advances in Turf Harvesting Technology Around the World

The Greatest Challenges Facing the Turf Industry: A Discussion

The Things I Learned in Growing My Business:

Upping the Urban Green - Turf, Green Roofs, Prairie Parks & Roadsides for the Sustainable City

Gary Wilber: South Africa Study Tour

Bob Weerts: 2014 Orlando

Lee Gientke: Online Marketing 101