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2018 National Tree Officers Conference Programme Announced

Tree Officers Conference

The acclaimed National Tree Officers Conference (NTOC) programme is now live. The 2018 NTOC will have a broader reach than ever with presenters from across the UK and beyond with delegates hearing from a local authority officer, Lars Schultz-Christensen, working in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The programme will cover a variety of subject areas as per below:

  • International Diversity & Professionalism
  • Legislation & Protection
  • Opportunities & Biosecurity
  • Data Utilisation

Lars joins Session 1, International Diversity & Professionalism, where he will talk about new ways of irrigating trees and the effect on growth. Russell Horsey MICFor will join Session 3, Opportunities & Biosecurity, to explore how highway trees can to lead to more “more bums on seats” and why urban foresters and arborists need to learn more about engineering.

Becky Porter, LTOA Executive Officer, said:

“It is fantastic news that the National Tree Officers Conference is bringing an international flavour to this year’s programme. I am really looking forward to finding out how trees are managed in Denmark and more widely across the UK, particularly in Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Scotland.”

This event is being organised by the London Tree Officers Association (LTOA), the Municipal Tree Officers Association (MTOA) and, the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF).

This 2018 NTOC is kindly sponsored by 2Excel, Barcham Trees, Bluesky, Ezytreev, Forestry Commission, Geosynthetics, GreenBlue Urban, KaarbonTech Asset Management, TreePans, Sorbus International, Wrekin Products and Wyevale Nurseries.

This conference is aimed at all professionals who work in urban forestry, this conference is not just for tree officers. If you are planning to attend, but haven’t yet booked, you are advised to secure your place as soon as possible.

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