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9-10 NOVEMBER 2018 
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WELCOME & SCHEDULE

The New Zealand Arboricultural Association is excited to invite you to the 2018 Conference and Husqvarna National Tree Climbing Championship, to be held in Dunedin from November 8th – 10th 2018.

The Conference theme is “Putting it all together: Connecting People, Ideas and Communities".  The programme will look at key industry trends and issues in the Arboriculture industry and will include a combination of sessions covering both professional and practical topics.


It is our great pleasure to welcome our overseas keynote speakers, Ted Green, President of the Ancient Tree Forum and Honorary Vice President of the International Tree Foundation and Dr. Edward F. Gilman, Professor of the Environmental Horticulture Department at University of Florida.

The conference will also provide attendees with the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and connect with fellow practitioners and suppliers.

You can’t afford to miss New Zealand’s only Arboriculture Industry Conference

We look forward to seeing you in Dunedin this November

Conference Day +
​Welcome / Exhibitors Function + 

​NTCC Gear Check 

THUR
​ 8 NOV

Conference Day +
​NTCC Prelim Events +
​Joint BBQ Function

FRI
​ 9 NOV

Workshop + 
​NTCC Prelims & Masters +
​Conference & NTCC Awards Dinner

SAT
​ 10 NOV

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS

THURS
8
FRI
9
SAT
10

Welcome Function
​ & Gear Check

Food Truck Friday

Conference Dinner

A Joint Informal Function for Climbers and Delegates in the Trade Zone on Harrop Street
Dunedin Town Hall - Main Auditorium
Dunedin Town Hall
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER​​​S
Ted Green
President of the International Tree Foundation, MBE
 
Founder member and President of the Ancient Tree Forum and Honorary Vice President of the International Tree Foundation. He was awarded an MBE in recognition for his work in conservation especially trees and fungi. He was awarded an honorary lectureship by Imperial College, University of London for his outstanding contribution as a technician to science and education. He was given the Arboricultural Association Annual Award for his services to arboriculture. Recently was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal by the Royal Forestry Society.
Ted was named one of the 100 Environmental Earth shakers of all time in the Guardian newspaper in 2006.  Ted has worked for Natural England as Conservation Liaison Officer to the Crown Estates at Windsor and later became and remains their Conservation Consultant. Ted is a regular writer, broadcaster and speaks regularly at international conferences on ancient trees, Pollards, wood pasture and parkland and fungi.
Dr. Edward F. Gilman
Professor, Environmental Horticulture Department
University of Florida
 
Dr. Gilman has received the prestigious Authors citation award in 1999 from the International Society of Arboriculture for his books and web sites on trees and landscape plants. He has also received the ISA educator and research awards. Dr. Gilman serves the landscape industry and allied professions with his teaching and research efforts nationwide. He is a woodworker and father of two daughters making his home in Jacksonville Florida with his wife of 35 years.

VENUE

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GETTING HERE

The Conference will be held at the Dunedin Town Hall
There are a number of hotels within walking distance to the venue
Dunedin Airport is 22km west of central Dunedin.  Flights from NZ's main centres arrive several times a day
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