Education Program

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

What is an All Access Pass?

 

Upcoming Sessions

Tuesday

Landscape Designers Symposium

Full Day Session

The Landscape Designers Symposium features Ron Koudy from Ron Koudys Landscape Architects Inc., Sean James from Sean James Consulting & Design, and Karen Chapman from Le Jardinet. This is a full day program and includes lunch and a trade show badge.

New! Symposium Plus Pass! Opt for our Symposium + package and receive a One-Day All Access Pass starting at $60 for any 3-general sessions on Wednesday, Sept 26th or Thursday, Sept 27th.

Date & Time

Date: 9:00am, Tuesday September 25, 2018

End Date: 4:00pm, Tuesday September 25, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $250

Non Member Early Bird: $300

Member Regular: $275

Non Member Regular: $325

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • How to Make Money in Landscape Design
  • Keeping it Green: Keeping it Beautiful
  • Foliage and Focal Points
  • Future Trends in Landscape

How to Make Money in Landscape Design

Speaker: Ron Koudy, Ron Koudys Landscape Architects Inc. | ON

See Speaker Bio

Keeping it Green: Keeping it Beautiful

Speaker: Sean James, Sean James Consulting & Design | ON

See Speaker Bio

Foliage and Focal Points

Speaker: Karen Chapman, Le Jardinet | WA

See Speaker Bio

Future Trends in Landscape

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Ron Koudy, Ron Koudys Landscape Architects Inc. | ON

See Speaker Bio

Wednesday

Bubbling Rock Water Feature Workshop

Workshop

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 12:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $125

Non Member Early Bird: $150

Member Regular: $150

Non Member Regular: $175

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Water Feature Workshop

Water Feature Workshop

Speaker: Chuck Catton, Aquascape Inc. | ON

See Speaker Bio

Speaker: Gord Szolnyanszky, Aquascape Inc. | BC

See Speaker Bio

Growing Leaders: Discover Important Leadership Concepts to Help You Move Forward & Grow Your Team

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Growing Leaders

Growing Leaders

Speaker: Jacki Hart, Consulting By Hart | ON

See Speaker Bio

Fusion Gardening: Rainwater & Drought Tolerant Gardens + Plants to Enhance Biodiversity

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5
  • BCMA - Management: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Fusion Gardening

Fusion Gardening

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Sean James, Sean James Consulting & Design | ON

See Speaker Bio

People, Plants and Buying Habits: Don’t try to sell them a sea of green

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • People, Plants and Buying Habits

People, Plants and Buying Habits

Speaker: Bill Calkins, Ball Horticultural Company

See Speaker Bio

How to Fertilize for Profit and the Environment in Containerized Plant Production

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Practice: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Using Fertilizer to Increase Profit and Reduce Environmental Footprint

Using Fertilizer to Increase Profit and Reduce Environmental Footprint

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Dr. Youbin Zheng, University of Guelph | ON

See Speaker Bio

Urban Foresters Symposium

Full Day Session

The Urban Foresters Symposium features Dr. Julian Dunster from Dunster and Associates Environmental, Dr. Drew Zwart from Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories, and Jim Barborinas from Urban Forestry Services.  This is a full day program and includes lunch and a trade show badge.

New! Symposium Plus Pass! Opt for our Symposium + package and receive a One-Day All Access Pass starting at $60 for any 3-general sessions on Wednesday, Sept 26th or Thursday, Sept 27th.

Date & Time

Date: 9:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 5
  • ISA | BCMA - Science: 2.25
  • ISA | TW Climber Specialist: 5
  • ISA | Utility Specialist: 5
  • ISA | BCMA - Practice: 0.5
  • ISA | TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 5
  • ISA | BCMA - Management: 2.25

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $200

Non Member Early Bird: $225

Member Regular: $225

Non Member Regular: $250

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Trees on Development Sites
  • Professional Practice: Report Writing
  • Moisture Stress in the Landscape
  • New and Underutilized Street and Landscape Trees

Trees on Development Sites

Speaker: Dr. Julian Dunster, Dunster and Associates Environmental Consultants Ltd. | BC

See Speaker Bio

Professional Practice: Report Writing

Speaker: Dr. Julian Dunster, Dunster and Associates Environmental Consultants Ltd. | BC

See Speaker Bio

Moisture Stress in the Landscape

Speaker: Dr. Drew Zwart, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories | CA

See Speaker Bio

New and Underutilized Street and Landscape Trees

Speaker: Jim Barborinas, Urban Forestry Services, Inc. | WA

See Speaker Bio

Plants for Now and the Future

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Science: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Plants for Now and the Future

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Sean Hogan, Cistus Nursery | OR

See Speaker Bio

Creating Captivating Gardens

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Creating Captivating Gardens

Speaker: Karen Chapman, Le jardinet | WA

See Speaker Bio

Weed 101: Understanding the Market & Profiting from It

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Weed 101

Weed 101

Speaker: Tom Ulanowski, Canna Farms | BC

See Speaker Bio

Pest Management Update: Latest News on What is Going On in the pest Management World

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Practice: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Pest Management Update

Pest Management Update

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Suzanne Wainwright-Evans, Buglady Consulting | PA

See Speaker Bio

Onboarding: Today’s Employee Retention Solution

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Onboarding: Today’s Employee Retention Solution

Speaker: Jacki Hart, CLM, President, Consulting By Hart

See Speaker Bio

Working with Nature

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Practice: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Working with Nature

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Sean James, Sean James Consulting & Design | ON

See Speaker Bio

Proven Winners: Great Performers for the Landscape & for Retailers to Sell

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Proven Winners: Great Performers for the Landscape & for Retailers to Sell

Proven Winners: Great Performers for the Landscape & for Retailers to Sell

Speaker: Jessica DeGraaf, Proven Winners

See Speaker Bio

Speaker: Gary Neinhuis, Proven Winners

See Speaker Bio

Science Based Production of High Quality and Yield Cannabis

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Science Based Production of High Quality and Yield Cannabis

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Dr. Youbin Zhang, University of Guelph | ON

See Speaker Bio

Thursday

Bubbling Rock Water Feature Workshop

Workshop

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 12:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $125

Non Member Early Bird: $150

Member Regular: $150

Non Member Regular: $175

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Water Feature Workshop

Water Feature Workshop

Speaker: Chuck Catton, Aquascape Inc. | ON

See Speaker Bio

Speaker: Gord Szolnyanszky, Aquascape Inc. | BC

See Speaker Bio

Truck & Trailer Safety Workshop

General Session

This is a complimentary session held on Day 2 for all attendees.

Registration is limited. Reserve your spot early to avoid disapointment.

Date & Time

Date: 8:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 9:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1
  • ISA | TW Climber Specialist: 1
  • ISA | Utility Specialist: 1
  • ISA | TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 1
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1
  • ISA | BCMA - Management: 1

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $Free

Non Member Early Bird: $Free

Member Regular: $Free

Non Member Regular: $Free

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Truck & Trailer Safety Workshop

Truck & Trailer Safety Workshop

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Terry Betts, Advantage Fleet Services Inc. | BC

See Speaker Bio

Beyond Organic Matter: Unlocking the Power in Soil Microbial Life

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Science: 0.75
  • ISA | TW Climber Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Practice: 0.75
  • ISA | TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Beyond Organic Matter: Unlocking the Power in Soil Microbial Life

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Bob Reeves, Root Rescue Environmental Products | ON

See Speaker Bio

Garden Up! Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Garden Up! Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces

Speaker: Susan Morrison, Creative Exteriors Landscape Design | CA

See Speaker Bio

Putting the POSH into Garden Centres

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Putting the POSH into Garden Centre

Putting the POSH into Garden Centre

Speaker: Dan Heims, Terra Nova Nurseries Ltd. | OR

See Speaker Bio

Insect Identification: Learn to Identify the Most Common Greenhouse Pests

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 8:30am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 10:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Science: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Insect Identification

Insect Identification

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Suzanne Wainwright-Evans, Buglady Consulting | PA

See Speaker Bio

Effective Leadership Strategies for Lead Hands & Supervisors

Workshop

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 9:30am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 2.75
  • ISA | TW Climber Specialist: 2.75
  • ISA | Utility Specialist: 2.75
  • ISA | TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 2.75
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 2.75
  • ISA | BCMA - Management: 2.75

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $125

Non Member Early Bird: $150

Member Regular: $150

Non Member Regular: $175

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Effective Leadership Strategies for Lead Hands & Supervisors

Effective Leadership Strategies for Lead Hands & Supervisors

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Kevin Kehoe, The Aspire Software Company | CA

See Speaker Bio

Woody Plants for our Climate

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Science: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Woody Plants for our Climate

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Sean Hogan, Cistus Nursery | OR

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Planting Design Patterns Based on Observing Wild Plant Communities

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Science: 0.75
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Management: 0.75

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Planting Design Patterns Based on Observing Wild Plant Communities

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Egan Davis, UBC | BC

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The Importance of Food in the Garden Centre

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • The Importance of Food in the Garden Centre

Speaker: Jim Monroe, Hort Couture Plants | WV

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Trends: What Aren’t You Paying Attention To?

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 11:00am, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 12:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Hot Hort Trends

Hot Hort Trends

Speaker: Ellen Wells, Green Profit Magazine / Ball Publishing

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Cannabis, The Workplace and Your Company Policy

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Cannabis & Your Company Policy

Cannabis & Your Company Policy

Speaker: Wendy Bennet, AgSafe | BC

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Speaker: Michael Truong, Sorenson Smith Legal Counsel | BC

See Speaker Bio

The Less is More Garden: Big Ideas for Small Yards

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • The Less is More Garden

The Less is More Garden

Speaker: Susan Morrison, Creative Exteriors Landscape Design

See Speaker Bio

Sexy Succulents Inside & Out

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Sexy Succulents Inside & Out

Sexy Succulents Inside & Out

Speaker: Dan Heims, Terra Nova Nurseries Ltd. | OR

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Multi-Functional Landscapes: A Showcase of Engineering Techniques to Integrate Storm Water Management Practices with Soft Landscapes

General Session

Register for individual sessions with the A-La-Carte option or opt for CanWest’s All-Access Passes starting at $120.

EARLY BIRD: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $120 (Non-Members: $150)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $185 (Non-Members: $225)

AFTER SEPT. 7th: 1 Day and 2 Day All-Access Passes!
1 Day Pass: Pick any 3 general sessions for just $145 (Non-Members: $175)
2 Day Pass: Pick any 6 general sessions for $230 (Non-Members: $260)

Date & Time

Date: 1:30pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 3:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Continuing Education Units

  • BC PAC CEC | 1.5 IPM Landscape & Dispenser
  • ISA | Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA | TW Climber Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA | Utility Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA | TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA | Municipal Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA | BCMA - Management: 1.5

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $65

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Multi-Functional Landscapes: Engineering Techniques for Storm Water Management

Multi-Functional Landscapes: Engineering Techniques for Storm Water Management

This session qualifies for CEUS

Speaker: Mark van der Zalm, VDZ & Associates

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Landscape Industry Certified Exam

General Session

Are you ready to write? The Landscape Industry Certified technician, retail horticulturist, and manager/design written tests will be offered at CanWest on Thursday Sept 27 from 3:00 – 5:00. To secure a spot, please contact CNLA by Sept 1st at [email protected] or 888-446-3499.

Date & Time

Date: 3:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 5:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Sessions

Key Note Speaker – Ciscoe Morris

General Session

This is a complimentary session on Day 2 for all attendees.

Date & Time

Date: 3:15pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

End Date: 4:00pm, Thursday September 27, 2018

Pricing

Member Early Bird: $Free

Non Member Early Bird: $Free

Member Regular: $Free

Non Member Regular: $Free

* This year's early bird deadline is September 7, 2018

Sessions

  • Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

Speaker: Ciscoe Morris

See Speaker Bio