2022 American Chestnut Symposium Registration

Description

Explore "A Resilient Forest" as we embark on topics like assisted migration, birds and pollinators, and climate change.

Location

1 Resort Dr, Asheville, NC 28806

Date & Time

Fri., September 30 - Sat., October 1, 2022

2022 American Chestnut Symposium
Asheville, NC - September 30-October 1

Special rate hotel accommodations at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Please reserve your room by Monday, August 29

Registration is required for each attendee.
For multiple registrants, click "+ Save and Add Additional Registrant."

  • 1:30PM

    Symposium Registration Opens
    Laurel Foyer

  • 3:00PM-3:15PM

    Welcome
    Mitchell/Roan Room

    Speaker: Jay Cude, TACF Board Chair

  • 3:15PM-5:00PM

    Science Panel Discussion 
    Mitchell/Roan Room

    Moderator: Dr. Debby Delmer, TACF Board Member 

  • 5:30PM-6:30PM

    Social Hour
    Biltmore Foyer

    Cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres

  • 6:30PM-9:30PM

    Dinner
    Pisgah/Pilot Room

    Keynote Speaker: Victor L. Harris, Publisher and Editor of Minority Landowner Magazine

  • 7:00AM-4:30PM 

    Poster Session
    Blue Ridge/Dogwood Room

  • 7:00AM-8:30AM

    Breakfast
    Pisgah/Pilot Room

  • 8:30AM-8:45AM

    Welcome
    Pisgah/Pilot Room

    Speakers: Lisa Thomson, TACF President and CEO 
    Katie McKeever, PhD, Plant Pathologist, Resistance Screening Center Director

  • 9:00AM-10:00AM

    Tommy Cabe, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
    Mitchell/Roan Room

  • 10:10AM-11:10AM

    Dr. Jason Holliday, Virginia Tech
    Mitchell/Roan Room

  • 11:20AM-12:20PM

    Michael Mehta Webster, Author of The Rescue Effect: The Key to Saving Life on Earth
    Mitchell/Roan Room

  • 12:30PM-1:30PM

    Lunch
    Pisgah/Pilot Room

  • 1:40PM-2:40PM

    Alex Sandercock, PhD Student at VA Tech
    Mitchell/Roan Room

  • 2:50PM-3:50PM

    Ben Novack, Revive & Restore Lead Scientist and Program Manager
    Mitchell/Roan Room

  • 4:00PM-5:00PM

    Student Flash Talks
    Mitchell/Roan Room

  • 5:30PM-6:30PM

    Poster Session/Social Hour
    Blue Ridge/Dogwood Room
    Cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres

  • 6:30PM-9:30PM

    Chestnut Celebration Dinner
    Pisgah/Pilot Room

    Keynote Speaker: Beth Shapiro, Author of Life as We Made It: How 50,000 Years of Human Innovation Refined - and Redefined

     


    Thank you for attending & safe travels!

 
 

Questions? Email Membership Manager Judy Antaramian.

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