Monday Speakers 2018

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Monday 10th September 2018

Keynote Speaker and Session Chairs

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Craig Sams

Craig Sams (UK)

Monday morning keynote
09:15am
Sir Tim Smit

Sir Tim Smit (UK)

Monday afternoon keynote
14:15pm
Neville Fay

Neville Fay (UK)

Monday morning session chair
09:30am – 13:00pm
Tony Kirkham

Tony Kirkham (UK)

Monday afternoon session chair
14:30pm – 17:30pm

Monday Speakers

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Morning Session

The Natural Environment

Professor Bridget Emmett

Professor Bridget Emmett (UK)

How do woodlands affect soil health - evidence of impacts from local to national scale
09:35am – 10:05am
Professor David Johnson

Professor David Johnson (UK)

Tree-soil interactions and the quest for nutrients
10:05am – 10:35am
William Bryant Logan

William Bryant Logan (US)

Living soil
10:35am
Professor Lynne Boddy

Professor Lynne Boddy (UK)

Fungal underground highways and byways
11:40am – 12:10pm
Professor Marc-André Selosse

Professor Marc-André Selosse (FR)

Trees and functioning soil microbiology – implications for health, decline and resilience
12:10pm – 12:45pm

Afternoon Session

Trees, Soils and the Landscape

Professor Howard Thomas

Professor Howard Thomas (UK)

Tree and soil evolution: the war between trees and grass
14:35pm – 15:10pm
Dr. John Gilliland

Dr. John Gilliland, OBE (UK)

Silvopastoral systems: the future of woody species in the food producing landscape
15:10pm – 15:45pm
Dr. Martin Bidartondo

Dr. Martin Bidartondo (UK)

Trees and mycorrhizas in a changing world: implications of nitrogen and other environmental impacts
16:15pm – 16:45pm
Richard Smith

Richard Smith (UK)

Understanding soil compaction: consequences for the landscape and trees
16:45pm – 17:15pm