2020 Conference Presentations

These presentations were delivered at the 2020 GCSAA Education Conference, Jan. 25-30, in Orlando.

Monday, Jan. 27

Turf Solutions I: Everything But the Kitchen Sink

Curative Disease Control - Is it Ever an Option by Kenneth Cropper, Ph.D.

Get Bent - The Ins and Outs of Fairway Renovation by John Hoyle, CGCS

Right Tree Right Place by Jim Nagle

 

The Best Story Ever Told YOURS

The Best Story Ever Told YOURS by Delphine Tseng

 

NGCOA Session How Superintendents Can Streamline Maintenance and Add Value
Presented in partnership with the National Golf Course Owners Association


NGCOA Session How Superintendents Can Streamline Maintenance and Add Value

 

Equipment Management Session I - The Reel Story – What Level Are You

Equipment Management Session I The Reel Story by Stephen Tucker and John Patterson

 

Equipment Management Session II - From Sprayers to Social Media

Equipment Management in the Middle East by Donal Mulvey

Getting the Most Out of Social Media as an Equipment Manager by Sam Holysz

Optimizing Sprayer Performance by Jim Nedin

 

Turfgrass Talk Show - Irrigation in the 21st Century
Presented in partnership with Tru-Turf


Turfgrass Talk Show - Dale Bremer, Ph.D.

Turfgrass Talk Show - Dave Kopec, Ph.D.

Turfgrass Talk Show - Jan Bel Jan, ASGCA

Turfgrass Talk Show - Joe Vargas, Ph.D.

Turfgrass Talk Show - Matt Taylor, CGCS

Turfgrass Talk Show - Mike Morris, CGCS

 

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Tall and Fine Fescue What's New
Presented in partnership with Oregon's Tall and Fine Fescue Commissions

Fine Fescue Whats New Traffic Tolerance by Jim Murphy, Ph.D.

 

Labor - Case Studies in Success

Appreciation, Let’s Motivate Your Team by Dean Graves, CGCS

Labor Case Studies in Success by Tyler Bloom

Out of the Box Ideas for Building a Staff by Scott Bordner

Talent Acquisition - Recruit and Hire the Best Talent Available by Joseph Petersen

 

Equipment Management Session III Hot Topics Roundtable

Equipment Management Session III Hot Topics Roundtable

 

The Successful Assistant - Thoughts on Making the Most of Your Position

The Successful Assistant Thoughts on Making the Most of Your Position

 

Quorum Call - The Inside Scoop on Issues and Advocacy in 2020
Presented by the GCSAA Government Affairs Committee


State and Local Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy Update by Michael Lee

 

Lighting Round Learning

Delegating it's easier if I do it by Jodie Cunningham

Microdochium nivale infection the full picture by John Dempsey, Ph.D.

See our Land, Tell our Stories by Delphine Tseng

Suicide Talk- A Conversation to Create Awareness by Lori Hoffner

The Most Important Piece of Gear in the Shop by Paul MacCormack

What Is the Deal with Calcium by Nick Christians, Ph.D.