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COVID-19 Update: The University of Minnesota will offer online, or alternative, instruction through the end of summer term 2020. Read CCAPS's operational updates or visit the Safe Campus website for the University's operational updates.

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): Anytime!
Cost: $30
Credits: 2.5
Location: Online

This online training course provides a series of lessons on salt-tolerant turfgrasses and low-input turfgrass management for contractors, maintenance operators, and engineers seeking knowledge about roadside turfgrass installation and management.

Date(s): Spring 2020
Location: Online

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

Date(s): April 22-24, 2020
Credits: 1.25
Location: Sanford Center

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): May 13–15, 2020
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 19–21, 2020
Location: Keller Hall, University of Minnesota East Bank campus

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

Date(s): April 8–9, 2020
Credits: Up to 18 Vet CE credits
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, University of Minnesota

Breaking news! The Minnesota Dairy Health Conference is going VIRTUAL.

Join us for a series of three webinars starting June 11, 2020.  




Date(s): Summer 2020
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center

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 24–26, 2020
Location: University of Minnesota East Bank

Get hands-on laboratory experiences at both the TSI laboratory and the University of Minnesota laboratory, where participants will be able to discuss their own projects with the instructors and other attendees.

Date(s): Summer 2020
Location: Robert Bruininks Hall, University of Minnesota

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.

Date(s): September 19–22, 2020
Credits: One veterinary continuing education hour is awarded for each 50 minutes of attendance at a course, seminar, or lecture
Location: Online for 2020

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): September 27–30, 2020
Location: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Date(s): October 20−21, 2020
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): October 23–24, 2020
Location: St. Cloud, MN

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): November 3–5, 2020
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): November 5, 2020
Location: Graduate 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 18–20, 2020
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center

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

Date(s): December 3, 2020
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): January 19−22, 2021
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 6–21, 2021
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): Jan 26, Feb 2, 8, 16, 23 and Mar 2
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): January 29-31, 2020
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center

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

Date(s): March 9–10, 2021
Credits: Up to 10 professional development hours and 14.75 American Institute of Certified Planners continuing maintenance credits
Location: St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center

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

Date(s): March 16–17, 2021
Location: Bethel University

Discuss, debate and disseminate best practices on all things shade tree with fellow arborists at the 58th gathering of this two-day conference.

Date(s): May 25–28, 2021
Location: Duluth, Minnesota

The 7th North American Forest Insect Work Conference will be held along the North Shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, MN. This year's theme is “Shaping Forests: Action in a Changing World”. The future of forest entomology will be shaped by cooperation and collaboration among researchers and educators from all professional and personal backgrounds.