PGMS Northeast Branch Snow Summit

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
University of Rochester, Wilson Commons, Gowen Room
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


$50 PGMS members, $60 non-members
Check made payable to: PGMS (Professional Grounds Management Society) Mail check and registration form to: Dan Schied, University of Rochester, Box 270500, Rochester, NY 14627
For Credit Card Payments, Contact Rachel Schley at
Click here to download the registration form.



Vendor opportunities are available! Click here to download the vendor registration form.


8 – 9 a.m. Registration and coffee
9 – 10:30 a.m. “Winter Maintenance Liability” John Allin Concern, minimizing potential for liability, case examples
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. “Forecast Trends – The Next Decade”John Mclean– meteorologist
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch/vendors
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. “Essential Elements of a Snow Plan”John Allin
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. “De-icing/anti-icing, etc.”Dave Cook/IMUS
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break  (last chance to see vendors)
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. “Preparing for a Storm”John Doiron
3:30 – 4 p.m. Panel discussion
4 – 5 p.m. Networking


Hotel Information:
The Staybridge Suites is sold out.

As an alternative hotel please contact the Holiday Inn Airport. Please ask for the University of Rochester preferred rate, two queen beds starting at $92.00/night. The hotel contact information is: 911 Brooks Avenue, Rochester, New York 14624, (585)-328-6000.



Click here for directions to the University of Rochester.



Contact Dan Schied, University of Rochester, to register and with any questions: 585-273-5815 (office), 585-770-0498 (mobile),