Event Registration - Everglades Golf Course Superintendents Association

31st Annual Spring Symposium

7:15 AM - 4:00 PM

31st Annual Spring Symposium
7:15 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Location: Royal Poinciana Golf Club, 1600 Solana Road, Naples, FL 34105

Registration ends on 4/27/2023

Event Description

The Spring Symposium is a great opportunity for golf enthusiasts and industry professionals to come together to learn about the latest trends and advancements in golf course management. This year, we have an impressive line-up of speakers who will be covering a range of topics, including course maintenance, sustainability, and player experience.

April 27, 2023

Matt Taylor, CGCS
Royal Poinciana Golf Club

J. Bryan Unruh, Ph.D.
Professor & Associate Director, University of Florida
Best Management Practices for Turfgrass Nutrients
Travis Shaddox, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Kentucky
Best Management Practices for Turfgrass Nutrients
David Held, Ph.D.
Chair And Alumni Professor, Auburn University
Management of Challenging Turf Pest
Keith Bixler
Environmental Manager, FDACS
What to Expect When Inspected by FDACS-BIIR
Joseph Roberts, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Clemson University
Addressing Links Between Pest Impacting Root Decline
Brian Lapointe, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Florida Atlantic University
Florida's Algae Crisis: Some Examples in South Florida
Thomas Nikolai, Ph.D.
Senior Academic Specialist, Michigan State University
Sustainability and Other Moving Targets

Registration 7:15 AM - 7:45 AM
Opening Remarks 7:45 AM - 8:00 AM
Education 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Break 10:00 AM - 10:10 AM
Education 10:10 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Education 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Adjourn/Distribute Education Points 4:00 PM - 4:05 PM

Advance Registration BEFORE April 14, 2023; Member and Non-Members $150
Registration AFTER April 14, 2023; Member and Non-Members $165

Royal Poinciana Golf Club has a no-cell phone policy.


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