Annual Conference and Trade Show
January 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
AMTOPP’s annual Conference with a Trade show is held in January each year.
This event offers educational opportunities for continuing education units (CEU’s) in various categories from the Montana Department of Agriculture; the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA); Montana Urban IPM and recently added Irrigation Association (IA).
There are many networking opportunities, testing for ISA Certification, First Aid Classes, and new for 2020 the Certified Irrigation Technician Exam.
A trade show offers attendees a chance to view and gather information on the latest products and equipment as well as troubleshooting.
The conference venue, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort provides a relaxing and family-friendly environment, with fun winter activities close by.
You can register online or print off the registration form and submit it by email or regular mail.
The 2020 schedule is shaping up and the agenda will soon be out.
Just a few things that we have coming: On Wednesday, Jan 22 – there are two all-day classes – before our official kick-off for the conference on Thursday:
Electrical Hazards Awareness Program class on Wed. Jan 22 – Dr. Ball will be teaching that (8-5)
Landscape Irrigation Technician Class also on Wednesday, with Nick Millward from the Irrigation Association as the instructor.
Sports Field and Park Turf Maintenance is a 4-hour class broken out into 2 – two-hour slots for Thurs and Fri (Jan 23–24). PRZ Consulting, Larry Musser will be teaching that; more information to come for this class.
There will be a Chipper Certification class and a Crane Class Introduction with Demonstrations.
Montana Dept of Ag will offer sessions on Emergency Spill Response; Changes to look for due to recently passes legislation; Voles; and Deer Control, just to name a few.
As soon as the agenda is finalized it will be posted here as well as on our Facebook page so stay tuned.