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AISC Annual Conference and AGM

9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lacombe Memorial Centre

5214-50 Avenue

Lacombe, Alberta

Time

 

Presenter

9:00-9:05

Opening & Welcome

Oscar Anderson

9:05-9:30

Early Detection and Rapid Response to Aquatic Invasive Species in Alberta

Kate Wilson

9:30-10:00

Chemical Control of Flowering Rush in the Pacific Northwest: Field Trials.

Dr. Kurt Getsinger

10:00-10:15

Battling Flowering Rush in Alberta

Nicole Kimmel

10:15-10:45

Whirling disease in Alberta- 2016 Has kept us all Whirling!

Bev Larson

10:45-11:00

Coffee

 

11:00-11:15

Updates on Biology and Control of Thesium ramosum in Fish Creek Provincial Park

Dr. Mary Ann McLean

11:15-11:30

Conservation K-9s to detect the invasive plant, Thesium ramosum in Fish Creek Provincial Park.

Dr. Mary Ann McLean

11:30-11:45

Discovery of Thesium arvense in Bowmont Park: Implications for Calgary

Jenna Cross

11:45-12:15

White Pine Blister Rust

Jodie Krakowski

12:15-1:00

Lunch (provided)

 

1:00-2:15

AISC AGM

Oscar Anderson

2:15-2:45

Are non-native bees invasive species?

Megan Evans

2:45-3:00

Coffee

 

3:00-3:45

Invasive Species Jeopardy

Nicole Kimmel

3:45-4:10

Biocontrol Release Program Updates 2016

Karma Tiberg

4:10-4:25

Biological Control - What’s New?

Dr. Alec McClay

4:25-4:30

Closing Remarks

Delinda Ryerson


Members: $73.50  Non-Members: $94.50  Students: $36.75

After March 17th Registration increases to Members:$95.55  Non-Members: $116.55

Register by:

1)      Visa or Mastercard at Online Payments.

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2)      Send an email to support@abinvasives.ca and request an invoice.

Join our invasive fighting team and become a Director!

At our annual general meeting we need to elect:

3 Directors from non-government, academia or individual category

3 Directors from the provincial government

3 Directors from the federal, municipal, rural or Indigenous governments

1 Director from Industry

AISC Director Nomination Form

Name:

Mailing Address:

Phone:

Email address:

Employer:

Job Title:

Indicate the sector you represent:

  • Government of Alberta
  • Other government including federal, municipal, rural or Indigenous governments
  • Industry
  • non-government, academia or individual category

Describe your professional, volunteer and/or work experience and how it relates to the issues of invasive species. (or attach a current resume).

Describe any relevant experience you have involving non-profit Boards, charities, community groups, professional associations, etc.

What skills, experience or perspective do you have that you believe would be of particular value to the Council and/or the Board.

Why do you want to join the AISC Board?

Other relevant background or information.

Please complete this nomination form and send it to info@abinvasives.ca by March 21, 2017.


Become A Member

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    Voting privileges at all membership meetings, including the AGM.

  • Benefit: 2 of 5

    A special member's discount rate to attend the Annual General Meeting and Conference held in April each year.

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    Receive periodic Member Updates to keep current with developments across the province.

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    Receive the quarterly e-newsletter, The Invader, and contribute articles.

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    Contribute expertise and knowledge to working committees that convene from time to time.

Benefit: 2 of 5
A special member's discount rate to attend the Annual General Meeting and Conference held in April each year.

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