CALENDAR OF TRAINING AND MEETINGS FOR 2018



January 17-19, 2018 Gulf States Horticulture Expo (GSHE), Arthur Outlaw Convention Center, Mobile,
AL; Contact: www.gshe.org

Thursday, January 25, 2018 Recertification Training 7:30 A.M,
Morning: ‘Two Wire Systems’, Chris Friedman, Past President LIA & Northern Territory with Irrigation Mart and Wes Gauthier, Past President LIA & Rain Bird Accounts Mgr., S.E. Region
Afternoon: ‘Predicting & Estimating Landscape Water Use’, instructor, Christopher Friedman, Past President of LIA and Northern Territory Representative for Irrigation Mart; La Tech, Lomax, Hall, Ruston, LA;
Contact: www.l-i-a.us or 318-872-4677

Thursday, February 8, 2018 LIA Board & Budget Meeting, 10:00 A.M., Dukes’ Seafood, 33920 LA
Hwy. 16, Denham Springs, LA

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 8:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Landscape Pest Management Workshop for
Category 3 recertification, Hammond Research Station; Contact: 985-543-4125

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 20, 21, 2018 LNLA’s Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional
Review and Exam, Hammond Research Station; Contact: 985-237-2939 or carijanelnla@gmail.com

Wednesday & Thursday, March 7 & 8, 2018, 8:00 A.M., LIA Training ‘Irrigation Basics for Landscape
Irrigation Contractors’, instructor Dr. Peter Gallagher, Professor emeritus, LA Tech; Duke’s Seafood,
33920 Hwy., 16, Denham Springs, LA; Contact: www.l-i-a.us or 318-872-4677

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 11:00 A.M. LIA Board Meeting, Cajun Landing, 2728 MacArthur Dr., Alexandria, LA

Wednesday & Thursday, June 6 & 7, 2018, 8:00 A.M. LIA Training ‘Irrigation Basics for Landscape
Irrigation Contractors’, instructor Bill Branch. Retired Specialist with the LSU AgCenter; Duke’s
Seafood, 33920 Hwy., 16, Denham Springs, LA; Contact: www.l-i-a.us or 318-872-4677

Tuesday & Wednesday, July 10, 11, 2018 LNLA’s Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional
Review & Exam, TBA Lafayette, LA; Contact: 985-237-2939 or carijanelnla@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 5:00 P.M. LIA Board Meeting, Duke’s Seafood, 33920 Hwy., 16, Denham Springs, LA

Thursday, October 25, 2018, Recertification Training & Annual Meeting, 7:30 A.M.
Morning: ‘Two Wire Systems’, Instructors, Christopher Friedman, LIA President & NorthernTerritory Representative for Irrigation Mart and Wes Gauthier, LIA Past President and Rainbird Commercial Accounts Manager, Southeast Region
11:45 A.M.: Annual Meeting Luncheon till 1:15 P.M.
Afternoon Session: ‘Electrical Trouble Shooting’ Mike Goree, CID & CLIA; Duke’s Seafood, 33920 Hwy., 16,
Denham Springs, LA; Contact: www.l-i-a.us or 318-872-4677

Wednesday & Thursday, November 7 & 8, 2018, 8:00 A.M. LIA Training ‘Irrigation Basics for Landscape Irrigation Contractors’ instructor, TBA; Dukes’ Seafood 33920 Hwy.,16, Denham Springs, LA;
Contact: www.l-i-a.us or 318-872-4677

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