2018 GIC Water Symposium

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The 8th Annual 2018 Water Symposium
Thursday, June 21, 2018

McKimmon Center
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh NC 27606

2018 Speakers:

  • Dr. Mike Walden, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
  • Linwood Peele, NC Department of Environmental Quality, Raleigh, NC
  • Chris Butts, Georgia Green Industry Association, Epworth, GA
  • Dean Rich Linton, NCSU College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  • Peter Estournes, Gardenworks, Healdsburg, CA
  • Dr. Michael Dukes, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Jim Gaston and Ryan Lavinder, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Dr. Mark Schmidt, John Deere, Moline, IL

About the Water Symposium:

Sponsors and Exhibitors:


  • 2018 GIC Water Symposium Registration (On-line – Registration is now closed.)
  • 2018 GIC Water Symposium Registration (PDF – Registration is now closed.)

Continuing Education Credits Available

  • Irrigation Association4.88 CEUs
  • National Association of Landscape Professionals7 hours
  • NC Board for Engineers and Surveyors, 7 hours
  • NC Board of Landscape Architects, Course number 12774, 7.25 hours
  • NC Irrigation Contractors’ Licensing Board, Course number 11658, 8 hours (2 Business, 6 Irrigation)
  • NC Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Board, Course number 1081, 7 hours (2 Business, 5 Landscape)
  • NC Water Pollution Control Systems Operators, Course number CE07101301, 6 CEs
  • NC Water Treatment Facility Operators, Course number 186918, 7 contact hours
  • NC Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor Training CreditsCourse number GIC18WS, 6.25 STCs

Thank You to our Growing List of Sponsors and Supporters!

Host Sponsors

TifTuf Bermudagrass
NC State University

Symposium Sponsors

Hoffman Nursery
Rain Bird

Symposium Supporter

Bland Landscaping Inc.
NC Composting Council
NC Farm Bureau Federation
NC Nursery and Landscape Association
NC Sod Producers Association
Site One Landscape Supply