Convention Center Fountains. Photo courtesy of the San Antonio Convention & Visitor’s Bureau.Spur your company to success at Irrigation Show 2009


San Antonio welcomes irrigation professionals Dec. 1 through 6 (exhibit hours Dec. 2-4).


 


Attendee Schedule


Tuesday, Dec. 1


7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registration Open


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation
Agricultural Irrigation Specialist (Day 1)
Alternative Water Resources for Landscape Irrigation
Bidding and Estimating
Center Pivot Design (Day 1)
Irrigation Contractor (Day 1)
Landscape Irrigation Auditor (Day 1)
Principles of Irrigation – Agriculture (Day 1)
Principles of Irrigation – Landscape (Day 1)
Smart Technologies for Irrigation Management
Texas Irrigation Technician Training (Day 1)


7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
IA Past Presidents’ Dinner (by invitation only)


 


Wednesday, Dec. 2


7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registration Open


7:30 – 9 a.m.
Affiliate Organization Forum (by invitation only)
Designer Common Interest Group Meeting
Nursery & Floriculture Common Interest Group Meeting


8 a.m. – Noon
Electrical Troubleshooting
Landscape Irrigation Auditor (Day 2)


8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Agricultural Irrigation Specialist (Day 2)


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Center Pivot Design (Day 2)
Irrigation Contractor (Day 2)
Principles of Irrigation – Agriculture (Day 2)
Principles of Irrigation – Landscape (Day 2)
Texas Irrigation Technician Training (Day 2)


9 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Innovations in Irrigation


9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Government Affairs Briefing


10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
IA Press Conference


Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Exhibition Open


1 – 5 p.m.
Diagnóstico de Problemas Eléctricos
Managing an Irrigation Service Company
Predicting & Estimating Landscape Water Use
Understanding Pumps
IA Certification Exam (CLIA)


2. – 3:30 p.m.
Ambassador Roundtable


2 – 6:20 p.m.
Innovations in Irrigation


4 – 5:30 p.m.
Agricultural Common Interest Group Meeting
Turf & Landscape Common Interest Group Meeting


6 – 8:00 p.m.
FREE! Math Refresher Seminar


7 – 8:30 p.m.
IA President’s Reception (by invitation only)


8 – 10 p.m.
IrrigationPAC Reception (by invitation only)


 


Thursday, Dec. 3


7 a.m. – Noon
Texas Irrigation Technician Exam


7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registration Open


7:30 – 9 a.m.
Center Pivot Common Interest Group Meeting
Contractor Common Interest Group Meeting
Manufacturers’ Reps Common Interest Group Meeting


8 a.m. – Noon
IA Certification Exams (CAIS, CGIA, CID, CLIA)


9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
General Session & Keynote: including state-of-the-association report and strategic plan update; New Product Contest winners; and industry, partner and individual achievement awards.


Noon – 1 p.m.
IA Press Conference


Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Certification Luncheon (by invitation only)


Noon – 6 p.m.
Exhibition Open


1 – 2 p.m.
Smart Irrigation Month Briefing


1 – 6:00 p.m.
Innovations in Irrigation
IA Certification Exams (CIC, CID, CWCM-L)
Texas Irrigation Technician Exam
PLANET Certification Exams (CLP, CLT-I, COLP, CTP-CSL)


2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
WaterSense Briefing


4 – 5:30 p.m.
Grower Forum
SWAT: Do We Have a Problem Here or Just a Misunderstanding?


6 – 8:30 p.m.
Contractor Reception (open to contractor attendees)


 


Friday, Dec. 4


7 – 11 a.m.
Registration Open


7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Drip/Micro Common Interest Group Meeting


8 a.m. – Noon
Exhibition Open
IA Certification Exams (CAIS, CGIA, CID, CLIA)


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Advanced Irrigation Design for Water Conservation
Advanced Irrigation Wiring Methods & Troubleshooting
Agricultural Drip Micro Design (Day 1)
Alternative Water Resources for Landscape Irrigation
Chemigation/Fertigation
Irrigation System Installation & Maintenance
Landscape Drip Design Maintenance and Scheduling
Landscape Irrigation Auditor (Day 1)
Landscape Irrigation Design (Day 1)
Smart Technologies for Irrigation Management
Texas Irrigation Technician Training (Day 1)


9 – 10 a.m.
Certification Briefing


9 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Innovations in Irrigation


10 a.m. – Noon
Smart Water Application Technologies Briefing


1 – 6 p.m.
IA Certification Exams (CIC, CID, CWCM-L)


1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
EPA Public Meeting


 


Saturday, Dec. 5


8 a.m. – Noon
Landscape Irrigation Auditor (Day 2)
IA Certification Exams (CAIS, CGIA, CID, CLIA)


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Industry Tour: San Antonio Water & Irrigation
Agricultural Drip Micro Design (Day 2)
Instalación y Mantenimiento de Sistemas de Riego
Landscape Irrigation Design (Day 2)
Texas Irrigation Technician Training (Day 2)


1 – 6 p.m.
IA Certification Exams (CIC, CID, CLIA, CWCM-L)


 


Sunday, Dec. 6


8 a.m. – Noon
IA Certification Exams (CAIS, CGIA, CID, CLIA)


1 – 6 p.m.
IA Certification Exams (CIC, CID, CWCM-L)