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    GAA Summer Workshop: One Tree, Many Perspectives - Successful Projects through Team Work & Communication

    • August 25, 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
    • Trees Atlanta Kendada Tree House: 825 Warner St SW Atlanta, GA 30310
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    • As Premier sponsor, Georgia Forestry Commission employees receive free entry to this event. You must register using your GFC email address to qualify
    • Sponsor will receive a 15 min session in the agenda, a table to distribute materials, entry & social opportunity at both the workshop and networking event. Logos and website link on all email communications and event listing. Credit and mention for providing either lunch or appetizers.


    Annual Summer Workshop:

    One Tree, Many Perspectives: 

    Successful Projects through Teamwork & Communication

    Member $85

    Non-Member $150

    5.75 ISA CEUs Applied For

    5.5 SAF CFEs

    Workshop/Education Sponsored by:

    August 25th, 2023 

    8:30 am - 5 pm

    Trees Atlanta Kendeda TreeHouse

    825 Warner St SW

    Atlanta, GA 30310

    Registration Deadline:

    August 18th, 2023

    Evening Networking Social

    including 2 drink tickets & appetizers

    generously supported by:

    Evening Social:

    5:30-7:30 pm

    Best End Brewing Co.

    1036 White St

    Atlanta, GA 30310

    About this workshop: 

    The One Tree Many Perspectives workshop is an exciting opportunity for arboriculture professionals to come together and build a better understanding of their respective roles in successful tree care projects. Participants will gain valuable insights into both the sales and consulting side of the tree business, as well as the important field and production perspective. 

    In this dynamic and interactive workshop, we will explore a range of topics, including the challenges facing tree business professionals, the importance of effective communication, the role of teamwork, and the benefits of mutual respect and understanding. We will work together to promote improved communication, safety, and efficiency in daily work, from the moment a call comes into the office until the final bit of sawdust is cleared away.   

    Combining expert guidance and best practices with practical insights and real-world examples, participants will gain an essential knowledge base, helping them to better understand the job site point of view. By working together in a more effective and safe manner, we can improve the quality of our work and enhance the satisfaction of our customers. 

    Whether you are a sales or consulting professional, a field or production team member, or a safety specialist, the One Tree Many Perspectives workshop is an invaluable opportunity to build your skill set and advance your career in the tree business. Join us today and take your communication skills and your team's efficiency and success to the next level! 


    8:30-9:30 am - Networking Breakfast & Registration 


    9:30-9:45 am – Welcome/Opening Remarks; Georgia Arborist Association 


    9:45-10:45 am - Effective Client Communications: Setting Expectations for Positive Outcomes - Logan House, Peachtree Arborists 

    10:45-11:45 am - Decay Detection - Sonic Tomography/Resistance Drilling: Retain or Remove?  Climb or Not Climb?- John Colavecchio, Bartlett Tree Experts 

    11:45-12 pm - A Word From Our Sponsor: Georgia Forestry Commission; Seth Hawkins 

    12-1 pm - Lunch/Networking 

    1-2 pm - Operational Communication & Documentation: It's All in the Details- Betsy Long & Warren Williams, Wright Tree Service 

    2-3 pm Talking Through Aerial Rescue Scenarios - Practice, Practice, Practice - Kevin Myers, ACRT Arborist Training 

    3-3:15 pm - 15 min Break 

    3:15-4 pm - ISA Certified Tree Worker Specialist Program - Luana Vargas, ISA 

    4-5 pm - Storm Work: Maintaining & Prioritizing Standards while increasing response time - Warren Causey, The Siren's Project 

    5:30-7:30 pm - Happy Hour/Networking at Best End Brewing Co. 

    Georgia Arborist Association

    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516, Decatur GA 30031

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