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Call for Papers!

Check out the following opportunities to share industry expertise:

Abstracts for ISA Southern Chapter Conference Needed by November 24
All professionals, faculty and students are welcome to offer topic ideas for the ISA Southern Chapter Conference in Winston Salem, North Carolina, March 28-29, 2022. Choose from technology, safety, research and more, or share an idea of your own. Two weeks is a quick turnaround, so start planning and learn more.

Submit Presentation Ideas for ROW Summit
We are less than a year from the 13th annual ROW Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina, (October 9 – 12, 2022), so don’t hesitate to share your abstracts. Help other industry professionals learn about the latest wildfire prevention strategies, restoring native species and pollinators, innovative technology tools, protecting wildlife habitat and more. The choices are endless. Sign up today!

Get your content in the T&D World 2022 Vegetation Management Supplement
The UAA is once again teaming up with T&D World magazine for this annual publication. Propose an abstract for consideration by March 15, 2022. Check out the 2021 issue for more details.

ISA’s Annual Virtual Conference

Join tree professionals from around the world without leaving home. ISA’s 2021 Annual Conference & Trade Show is online this year December 13 – 16, and it’s jam-packed with educational sessions on research, best practices and the latest technology. The UAA is hosting a virtual booth with a live chat and more. Early registration starts November 11 with pre-registration available December 10. Earn your CEU’s and register today!

Apply for Safe Arborists Techniques Grant by December 15

Our priority at UAA is safety so why not learn about the many ways to further improve industry practices? Through the Safe Arborist Techniques Fund (SATF), the TREE Fund and the ISA offer thousands of dollars in grant money supporting R&D among arborists to provide a safer work environment and curb potential hazards – whether lightning protection, decay assessment and more. The maximum SATF grant is $15,000. Find out more information and apply before December 15, 2021.

A return to in-person UAA events

We were pleased to welcome back members and guests to Trees & Utilities in Minneapolis October 26 – 28. It was the first time we gathered in person for T&U since 2019. More than 500 attendees turned out for workshops, hands-on sessions and networking. Watch for the presenters’ slide decks on the T&U website in the coming weeks. Read the article from T&D World magazine on the main page of the Monthly Update. Save the Date for Trees & Utilities in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 20 – 22, 2022.

Our New York and Ohio Regional Meetings in October generated discussions about industry topics, including the hot button issue of recruiting and retaining employees. The Graver Auditorium in Bath, Pennsylvania was the site of our last Safety Summit in 2021. Check out our conversation with UAA members who share several reasons to mark your calendar for 2022.