Upcoming Conferences

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The College and its partners put on a variety of scientific, professional and technical conferences and events every year, with attendance ranging from 20 to 2,000.

Date(s): Anytime!
Cost: $75
Credits: Multiple
Location: Online Moodle Course

Learn to control turfgrass diseases in a challenging regulatory environment.

Date(s): Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Location: Online

Receive the best available knowledge from research and practice to support restoration across the Upper Midwest.

Date(s): September 1–November 30, 2017
Location: Cowles Auditorium, University of Minnesota

Explore how appropriate nutrition can improve pregnancy outcomes, infant health and development, and learn to identify characteristics of model programs and counseling approaches for maternal and infant nutritional health.

Date(s): October 26-27, 2017
Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre

Learn about new approaches to reducing the number of traffic fatalities and life-changing injuries on Minnesota roads. Innovations cover the fields of engineering, enforcement, education, and emergency medical/health services.

Date(s): Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Location: Multiple locations in Minnesota and across the Midwest

Learn from seasoned radon professionals, whether you're new to the radon profession, looking to broaden your business opportunities, or preparing to take the national proficiency exam.

Date(s): November 2, 2017
Location: The Commons Hotel, University of Minnesota East Bank Campus

Examine emerging innovations, implementation efforts, and engagement activities related to a variety of transportation topics with researchers and practitioners from Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

Date(s): November 15–17, 2017
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center

Earn professional continuing education requirement at this two-day technical issues conference.

Date(s): December 1, 2017
Location: Radisson Hotel St. Paul North, Roseville

Come together with industry partners to discuss current issues in the freight and logistics industry and to hear about public and private initiatives to strengthen our freight transportation system.

Date(s): Opens early 2018
Cost: $375 general | $125 student
Credits: One veterinary continuing education hour is awarded for each 50 minutes of attendance
Location: Online

Help improve swine health by learning to identify the various concepts and strategies involved in genetic selection and be able to apply those concepts to disease resistance and health improvement; evaluate the impact that genetic selection has on disease epidemiology and pathogen evolution and apply the application of these concepts to the PRRS virus. 

Date(s): January 3−18, 2018
Credits: CEUs
Location: New location! Earle Brown Heritage Center

Continue your education and get up-to-date information on Minnesota code rules and amendments, best practices for inspection and code administration, innovative products on the market, and useful professional development skills

Date(s): January 16−19, 2018
Cost: $185
Credits: 1.2 CEUs
Location: Cragun's Resort and Hotel on Gull Lake

Network and engage in pertinent, inspiring highway engineering topics at the annual Minnesota County Engineers Conference. 

Date(s): January 24-January 26, 3018
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center

Stay abreast of current engineering topics and earn continuing education credits at this annual event.

Date(s): February and March 2018
Cost: $125
Location: 9 locations across Minnesota

Keep abreast of new techniques and equipment and contribute to state-wide reliability at the 2018 Bridge Safety Inspection Refresher Training.

Date(s): February 27–March 1, 2018
Location: Verizon Wireless Center, Mankato

Explore the latest transportation innovations and network with other industry professionals at the largest transportation event in the state.

Date(s): March 13–14, 2018
Location: Bethel University

Discuss, debate and disseminate best practices on all things shade tree with fellow arborists at the 56th gathering of this two-day conference.

Date(s): Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, and March 6, 2018
Cost: test
Credits: 0.3 CEUs per session
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center

Get up-to-date information on structural engineering topics, enhance your skills, and take advantage of networking opportunities. 

Date(s): April 18–19, 2018
Credits: Up to 17 CE credits
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, University of Minnesota

Learn about the latest developments in dairy production science, health, nutrition, management, and food quality from leading experts and dairy researchers while earning up to 17 CE credits at this world-class conference.

Date(s): April 18–21, 2018
Cost: $395 early bird for ASC members
Location: The Graduate Hotel, U of M East Bank campus

Gather among industry professionals to discuss up-to-date curricula, best teaching practices, and current management models in the construction industry. 

Date(s): April 25−26, 2018
Credits: 1.2
Location: Mankato City Center Hotel

Network with other professionals in the field and share up-to-date knowledge about the many dimensions of highway accounting at the Minnesota County Highway Accountants Conference.

Date(s): April 29-May 2, 2018
Location: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Explore new ways to solve pressing health issues, facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations, and promote science's role in influencing public policy at the interface of humans, animals, and the environment.

Date(s): May 9–May 11, 2018
Location: Grand View Lodge and Conference Center, Nisswa

Earn professional continuing education requirement at this three-day technical issues conference, focused on leadership and management issues.

Date(s): May 22–24, 2018
Location: Keller Hall, University of Minnesota East Bank campus

Delve into liquid coating processes and processing problems with colleagues and industry experts.

Date(s): Summer 2018
Location: Normandale College

Join K-12, college, and university educators and innovators committed to effective online and blended learning at the premiere event of the Minnesota Learning Commons.

Date(s): August 20-22, 2018
Location: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Newcomers to the aerosol and particle field will learn basic aerosol measurement and sampling skills in this three-day course.

Date(s): September 15−18, 2018
Credits: One veterinary continuing education hour is awarded for each 50 minutes of attendance at a course, seminar, or lecture
Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre

Convene with global swine industry practitioners and experts from 20 countries at this internationally acclaimed event that brings science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing the industry.

Date(s): October 11, 2018
Credits: 6 contact hours/0.6 CEUs
Location: Graduate Hotel, University of Minnesota East Bank Campus

Explore major questions facing Minnesotans through a number of lenses—research and analysis, policy design and implementation, and evaluation and refinement—and apply lessons learned in your own policy work.

Date(s): October 16−17, 2018
Credits: 0.675 CEUs/PDHs per day
Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre

Immerse yourself in innovative, practical, and applied water resource engineering solutions, management techniques, and current research about Minnesota’s water resources. 

Date(s): November 6-7, 2018
Credits: 1.5 CEUs
Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre

Stay abreast of today's power system technology in this three-day conference that emphasizes the unique challenges faced by electric utilities in the Midwest.

Date(s): December 6, 2018
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center

This annual conference offers networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities for practicing engineers, engineering faculty, consultants, contractors, concrete contractors, and state and county agency employees.

Date(s): July 20–24, 2019
Location: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Gather with investigators of human, animal, insect, plant, fungal, and bacterial viruses at this annual forum, designed to promote discussion and collaboration among scientists active in all aspects of virology.

Date(s): Summer 2019
Location: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Examine issues influencing the effective use of active learning classrooms, share successful practices that enrich the student and faculty experience, and build and deepen networks with colleagues to advance your campus efforts.