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 2018 and Spring 2019
Location: Online

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

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): October 23–24, 2019
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 14–16, 2018
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center

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

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): December 7, 2018
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast

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): January 9−24, 2019
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 22−25, 2019
Cost: $190
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): Jan 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 and Mar 5, 20
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-February 1, 2019
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center

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

Date(s): February 11– March 20, 2019
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): March 13–14, 2019
Credits: Up to 10 professional development hours and 14.75 American Institute of Certified Planners continuing maintenance credits
Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre

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

Date(s): March 19–20, 2019
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): April 17–18, 2019
Credits: Up to 16 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 16 CE credits at this world-class conference.

Date(s): April 22−26, 2019
Location: Graduate Minneapolis

Waste to Worth brings together the nation’s best science on animal agriculture and the environment with innovative outreach, opportunities to meet and network with outstanding people, and multidisciplinary specialists in a collaborative atmosphere.

Date(s): Spring 2019
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): May 8–10, 2019
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 21−23, 2019
Location: Keller Hall, University of Minnesota East Bank campus

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

Date(s): July 20-24th, 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): July 31–August 1, 2019
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): Summer 2019
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): August 19–21, 2019
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): Fall 2019 | Information available Jan 19
Location: University of Minnesota and online

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

Date(s): September 14–17, 2019
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 15−16, 2019
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 7, 2019
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 12–14, 2019
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.