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2015 Golf Industry Show Coverage

Live Schedule

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All Times Central Standard Time

Wednesday, February 25th
11:00 AM
LebanonTurf: What’s New for 2015
Christopher Gray, Golf Marketing Manager, LebanonTurf
11:15 AM
What’s New at GIS 2015
Howard Richman, Associate Editor, GCSAA
11:30 AM
Total Spray Droplet Management
Justin Olmstead, Turf Product Manager, Precision Laboratories, LLC
11:45 AM
Chapter Connection
Steve Randall; Associate Director, Chapter Outreach; GCSAA
Russell Sypowicz; Associate Director, Marketing; GCSAA
12:00 PM
A Few Minutes with Frank Rossi, Ph.D.
Frank Rossi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cornell University
12:15 PM
Interview: Rhett Evans, GCSAA CEO
Rhett Evans, Chief Executive Officer, GCSAA
OFF-AIR
2:00 PM
The State of Paspalum
Tim Hiers, Golf Course Manager, The Old Collier Golf Club, FL
2:15 PM
Managing the Sun
Scott May, President, Turf Max, LLC
2:30 PM
Environmental Award Winners
Brad Klein, Senior Writer, Golfweek
Paul L. Carter, CGCS, Bear Trace at Harrison Bay, TN; GCSAA President’s Award Winner
Gary Ingram, CGCS, Metropolitan Golf Links, Oakland, CA; Overall Environmental Leadership in Golf Award Winner
2:45 PM
Old Tom Morris Award Winner
Dan Jenkins, World Golf Hall of Fame Golf Writer; Old Tom Morris Award Winner
3:00 PM
Leadership: Industry Initiatives
Steve Mona, Chief Executive Officer, World Golf Foundation


Thursday, February 26th
11:00 AM
LebanonTurf: Country Club MD Discussion Panel
Christopher Gray, Golf Marketing Manager, LebanonTurf
Sean O'Brien, Director of Grounds, The Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club
Tim Burch, Golf Course Superintendent, St. Louis Country Club
11:15 AM
2014 Most Valuable Technician Winner
J.R. Irwin, Superintendent, Seven Lakes Golf and Tennis Community
Joe Stefanick, Equipment Technician, Seven Lakes Golf and Tennis Community
11:30 AM
Bentgrass & Dwarf Bermudagrass: The Best of Both Worlds
Lew Sharp, Golf Course Consultant, Tee-2-Green
John Holmes, President, Atlas Turf International
11:45 AM
First Green Field Trip Program
Steve Kealy, CGCS, Glendale Country Club
Karen Armstead, The First Green
Michael Parkhurst, Vice President, Golf, E-Z-GO
12:00 PM
Zoysia Grass
Dr. Milt Engelke, Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M, Team Zoysia International
Arthur Milberger, Team Zoysia International
David Doguet, Bladerunner Farms
OFF-AIR
2:00 PM
Advocacy: EPA “Waters of the U.S.”
Chava McKeel, Director, Government Relations, GCSAA
Bob Helland, Government Services Adviser, Reed Smith
2:15 PM
Industry Advocacy
Chava McKeel, Director, Government Relations, GCSAA
Anthony Williams, CGCS, Stone Mountain (Ga.) Golf Course
2:30 PM
The State of Turf Education
John Kaminski, Associate Professor and Program Director, Penn State University
2:45 PM
GCSAA TV Million Views—Grand Prize Presentation at the Toro Booth
3:00 PM
GIS 2016 Preview
J.D. Dockstader, Chief Business Development Officer, GCSAA

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