2021 Eastern Region Virtual Short Course

2021 Eastern Region Virtual Short Course

With COVID-19 abound, we have made the tough decision to take our annual Short Course virtual. This year, Tom Stebbins (UT Extension—Hamilton County), and Lee Rumble (UT Extension—Knox County) have joined forces to bring you the 2021 Eastern Region Virtual Short Course.

This event will combine Chattanooga’s 23rd Annual Green Express Short Course and Knoxville’s 49th Annual Grounds Management Short Course to bring you the latest research-based information to stay ahead of the challenges we deal with every day in our industry. In typical fashion, we have assembled leading experts to share their latest information, enabling you to thrive as green industry professionals.

The 2021 Eastern Region Virtual Short Course will be held virtually, using the Zoom platform. Four (4) individual sessions are available; you may register for as few as one, or as many as all four (see options below). All session times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (EST) and will run for 3-hours.

January 6, 2021--Turfgrass Session (9:00a.m.- 12:00p.m. EST)
January 13, 2021--Ornamental Session I (9:00a.m.- 12:00p.m. EST)
January 20, 2021--Ornamental Session II (9:00a.m.- 12:00p.m. EST)
January 27, 2021--Arboricultural Session (9:00a.m.- 12:00p.m. EST)

Session Cost:
Each session cost is $35 and each session will need to be registered for separately.

Continuing Education Points Available:
• International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered for Arborists.
• Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) Pesticide Applicator Points will be offered for Commercial Applicators.

How to attend the event on the day of:
For each session that you register for, you will receive a unique Zoom invite link prior to the event. On the day of the event, you will use this Zoom invite link to join the 2021 Eastern Region Virtual Short Course. We suggest logging on 5-minutes early to ensure connectivity will not be a problem. It is also important that you remain on the call for the entire duration of the program, as Zoom will track the total time each participant remains on the call—we are only able to provide Continuing Education Points for those that remain on the call for the entire duration.

Cancellation Policy:
If you register, but are unable to attend this virtual event, you can cancel your registration. If you must cancel, please call us at (865) 215-2340 by January 1, 2021, and we will refund your registration fee (minus a $5 processing fee). Sorry, no refunds will be given after January 1, 2021.