Annual Meeting & Conference Agenda

Wednesday, July 13th
12-5 pm Registration @ Double Tree by Hilton
11:00 am Golf Outing
5-8 pm Welcome Reception
8 pm Dinner on Your Own (recommendations provided)
10:30 pm NSTA Hospitality Room
Thursday, July 14th
8-8:30 am Breakfast – Double Tree by Hilton
8:30 am Conference Welcome & Announcements
8:45-9:30 am Forrest Smith, Restoration Ecology & the Role of Native Seed
9:30 BREAK
9:40 – 11 am Beth Mason,  Spotlighting Seed Buying Practices & Introducing NACD Regional Soil Health Champions Jack Herricks and Mark Ditlevson
11-12 am Sam Bauer, Low Maintenance Turfgrass & Alternative Grasses for Midwest Lawns
12:00 pm Lunch
12:45 pm Bus and shuttle leave for afternoon tours – CLOSED TOED SHOES REQUIRED FOR TOURS
1:00 -2:30 pm Target Field Tour Home of the Minnesota Twins (Members Tour)
Como Park Conservatory Tour (Spouse Tour)
3 pm – 4:00 pm Summit Brewing Co. Brewery Tour (Members and Spouses Tour)
4:30 pm Arrive at Hotel – BREAK
5:20 pm Bus departs for Boat Dock
6 pm Riverboat Anson Northrup Dinner Cruise departs
10 pm NSTA Hospitality Room
Friday, July 15th
8-9 am Breakfast – Double Tree by Hilton
9 am ASTA Regional VP John Latham
9:30 am AOSA/SCST – Seed Testing Report
9:55 BREAK
10 am NSTA Business Meeting
11 am Field Seed Institute Summer Meeting
12 pm Adjourn