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Deadline 1.24.14
Seminar Speakers
Seminar Speakers
Tradeshow, registration, silent auction, continental breakfast
Welcome: PLANT gflx president Jane Milliman, & program
NYS Workers' Compensation Board. In this capacity, he addresses
employers' concerns regarding the workers' compensation system in
New York State and develops policies to address those concerns.
Previously, Neill worked in hospitality running a large resort and several
positions in local government. Seminar: What every employer needs
to know about Workers’ Compensation
Professional Development Seminars with speakers including:
Allan Armitage, emeritus professor University of Georgia
Allan is well known as a writer, speaker and
researcher throughout the world. He teaches online
‘perennial’ courses and authored the APP Armitage’s Greatest
Perennials & Annuals’. Seminars: Awesome Perennials for
landscaping, & Perennials exciting your customers and your
design budget
Rich Buckley, Coordinator Plant Diagnostic laboratory Rutgers
University; Good Pest and disease diagnosis comes CNLP DEC
with experience. Rich will share his experience in
helping you better identify those problems. What did he see in
2014? Why and how might you respond if these problems
appeared in landscapes you manage in 2015? Learn from his
seminars! Seminar#1: Landscape insects & mites, #2 Disease of
the landscape
Bill Deacon, Manager of Field Operations NY Mets, with 25 CNLP
years of turf industry experience. A Horticulture Diploma from
the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture and graduate of Penn
State’s 2-year program.. Baseball work with the Long Island
Ducks, LA Dodgers, Padres and now the Mets, where he was
during construction of CitiField in 2009. Seminar: Sports Turf and
Infield Management - the how’s, the why’s and the when’s?
Christine Froehlich, executive director of the Rochester Civic
Garden Center Drawing an entire landscape plan can be CNLP
time consuming and costly. Learn how to knock out quick
ideas on your IPAD you can email to your client or do it by hand
with tracing paper. Garden designer Christine Froehlich will
demonstrate her low tech step-by-step method that employs
two quick drawing methods focusing on choosing shapes,
figuring out how many plants you need and which ones to use.
Seminar: Landscape design with the IPad
Neil Gilberg, was appointed by the Governor to serve as
the Business Ambassador/Advocate for Business for the
Dave Guzyk, Alliance Design Products,; Representative 20 years field
experience with Hardscape Design Build Firm. Past
several years as Sales Rep. promoting and
educating specific Hardscape products and tools
helping contractors grow their business.
Seminar “Gator Base the Next Evolution in Base Technology for the
Paving Stone Industry’
Andrew Karas, Whitacre Greer
Regional Sales Manager for Whitacre Greer Brick. Past experience as
an estimator and project manager for a national segmental paver
installation company. Past member of the ICPI Construction and
Technical Committees and the Contractor Education Subcommittee. Current member of the Hardscape North America
Steering Committee and co-chair of the BIA Paving
Committee. Experience in landscape design, landscape
construction and horticulture. Received a degree in
economics from the University of North Carolina and studied
landscape design and horticulture at North Carolina State University.
Seminar: Successful Brick Paver Projects, How to Minimize
Construction Problems
Names (Please list all attendees, make additional copies as necessary)
Firm Name ___________________________________________
Address ______________________________________________
City ___________________________State ____ ZIP __________
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Vendors WILL receive your firm’s contact information, unless checked here 
If registering after 1/24/2015, add $20/each
Includes all seminars, continental breakfast, hot buffet lunch, afternoon snack &
social mixer
NYSNLA, ASLA, NYSTA, SBGA or STMONY Member Participants _____ x $70 ______
Non-Member Participants _____ x $90 __________________
F.T. student with current I.D. _____ x $25 ________________
5 or more from one firm @ $65 each
10 or more from one firm @ $60 each
Subtotal $_____________
Sponsorships available, contact Russ Kier <[email protected]>
Check our website for breaking education day news & information
Contributions graciously accepted & acknowledged
Subtotal $____________
(Additional seminars on insert)
Total Enclosed
Send registration & nonrefundable check payable to:
Plant gflx
6995 Groveland Hill Road
Groveland NY 14462
Seminars with CEUs are scheduled.
Certified Nursery Landscape Professional
DEC NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
ICPI Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute
International Society of Arboriculture
Land Landscape architect
Seminar topics and credits are subject to change
Nonprofit Org.
U.S. Postage Paid
Permit # 679
Rochester NY
Dear Prospective Participant,
Genesee Finger Lakes Nursery Landscape Association , (now PLANT gflx) and
Cornell Cooperative Extension Monroe County cordially invite you in joining other
Association members and other green industry professionals at our annual Educational
Conference and Trade Show Tuesday February 10, 2015.
The event contains a full day of ornamental horticulture and related seminars for
Certified Nursery and Landscape Professionals, Landscape Architects, Interlocking
Concrete Paver Institute and Commercial Pesticide Applicators with continuing education
and recertification credits available. Over 30 vendors are exhibiting.
This trade show and conference kicks off another ‘green season’ in the Rochester
area. It is your opportunity for professional development, strengthening vendor contacts,
earning recertification credits and strengthening your networks.
PLANT gflx
Education Conference
& Trade Show
Sincerely, Jane Milliman, President
Visit our website for more information
Tuesday February 10, 2015
Anticipated returning vendors &
sponsors include:
Red Oak: Batavia Turf &MTE Inc.
Euonymus: Lightscaping by Niggli
Associates, Northern Nurseries
Helena Chemical
Horticultural Associates of
Hulton Tool Company
Akron Tree Farm
John Deere Landscape
Alliance Designer Products Lakeside Sod
Altra Rental & Supply
Lightscaping by Niggli Associates
Atlantic Irrigation
MTE Inc.
Attica Packing
Northern Nurseries
Batavia Turf
Beck’s Garden Supply
Belgard by Domine
NY Rural Labor
Oriental Garden Supply
CST, Concrete Stone & Tile Preferred Seed
Cornell Cooperative
R-turficial LLC
Extension Monroe County Techo Bloc
Dig Safely NY
DJM Equipment
Upstate Gardeners Journal
Experienced Brick
Finger Lakes Community
Weckesser Brick Company
WinField Solutions
Grassland Equipment &
Double Tree Hotel
1111 Jefferson Road
Rochester NY
Cornell Cooperative Extension
249 Highland Avenue
Rochester NY 14620
2014 Participating
Vendors with more
signing on
Bill Deacon
Allan Armitage
Thanks to Lead Sponsors
Batavia Turf
MTE Inc.