Annual Conference

Keep Iowa Beautiful 11th Annual Conference - Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Iowa Central Community College - Fort Dodge, Iowa

Registration Information 2015 Conference Registration Form 2015 Conference Registration Form (30 KB)

Register Now! Save $10 if you register on or before April 15: Click here to register online. 

Registration Fees (includes lunch and breaks)

Early registration (on or before April 15): $40. All registrations after April 15: $50.

Hometown Pride members, please contact your community coach for discounted tickets. 

For additional information, contact Gerry Schnepf: gschnepf@keepiowabeautiful.com


Schedule of events! (Check back for more details):

Featured speakers will be Bill McAnnally and Michael C. Van Milligen

8:00-8:30AM

 

Registration, Coffee and Rolls

8:30-8:45AM

Karl King

"New Frontiers"

8:45-9:00AM

Matt Bemrich, Fort Dodge Mayor

Introductions and Opening Comments

8:45-9:00AM

Dan Kinney, President of Iowa Central Community College

Introductions and Opening Comments

9:30-10:00AM

Bill McAnally

Morning Keynote Speaker

10:00-10:15AM


Break and Refreshments

10:15-11:00AM

Panel Discussion

"Planting the Seeds of Change"

10:15-11:00AM

Joe McNally, Iowa Arboretum

"Plants that Work and Don't Work"

10:15-11:00AM

Yvonne McCormick, ISU Extension

"Rules for an Effective Landscape"

10:15-11:00AM

Adam Hammes

"Garden in Every School"

11:00-NOON

Panel Discussion

"Bag It - Sit On It"

11:00-NOON

Michelle Hurd, Iowa Grocery Industry Association

"Plastic Recycling of Iowa Falls: Converting a Problem Into an Asset"

11:00-NOON

Alex Moon, DNR

"Reflection on New Frontiers"

NOON-1:00PM


Lunch in Cafeteria

1:00-2:00PM

Panel Discussion

"Tools for Your New Frontier"

1:00-2:00PM

Doug Vogel

"Painting Iowa Beautiful"

1:00-2:00PM

Yo Ho Tools

"Getting Your Hands Dirty"

1:00-2:00PM

Mark Masteller

"IDOT Roadside Beautification Opportunities"

 2:00-2:45PM  Michael C. Van Milligen Afternoon Keynote Speaker:  "A New Frontier Community"
 2:45-3:00PM  Wrap-up and Thanks  "Fruit for Thought and the Road"

More detailed schedule will be released soon.