National Tree Officers Virtual Conference 2020 – Week 3: Pests and Diseases
Preparations are well under way for the fifth National Tree Officers Conference, due to take place online throughout the entire month of November.
Proudly organised by the London Tree Officers Association (LTOA), the Municipal Tree Officers’ Association (MTOA), the Association of Tree Officers (ATO) and the Institute of Chartered Foresters, this influential event will showcase the latest research, best practice and innovation in different areas of local authority tree, woodland and planning work.
Week 3: Pests and Diseases will begin on the 16th November and feature the following presentations (with more to be confirmed):
17th November (1100-1230)
Stewart Marshall, Team Leader (Forestry Officer) at Leicestershire County Council
Leicestershire’s Ash Dieback Action Plan
Phil Barwell, Senior Arboricultural Officer at London Borough of Southwark
Plant Health Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 and its Relevance to Arboriculture
18th November (1100-1200)
Kevin Martin and Greg Packman (Interview)
Impact and Management of Pests and Diseases at Kew Gardens.
19th November (1100-1200)
Dr Charles Lane, Royal Society Biology, Senior Plant Health Professional at Fera Science Ltd.
Building Capability and Capacity in Plant Health and Biosecurity
- Week 1 – Planning
- Week 2 – Planting and Species Selection in a Changing Climate
- Week 4 – Wildcard Session (a variety of topics)
Bookings for the National Tree Officers Virtual Conference 2020 are now open!
- Individual sessions – £10 (available soon)
- Week Pass – £18
- Month Pass (includes access to every session) – £35
We’re looking forward to seeing you at the National Tree Officers Virtual Conference 2020!