Wednesday Speakers 2018

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Wednesday 12th September 2018

Keynote Speaker and Session Chairs

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Dr Nick Atkinson

Dr Nick Atkinson (UK)

Wednesday morning keynote
09:30am
Jago Keen

Jago Keen (UK)

Wednesday morning session chair
09:45am – 13:00pm
Sir William Worsley

Sir William Worsley (UK)

Wednesday afternoon keynote
12:50pm
John Parker

John Parker (UK)

Wednesday afternoon session chair
14:00pm – 16:55pm

Wednesday Speakers

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Morning Session

The Way Forward – Remediation

Dr. Martin Dobson

Dr. Martin Dobson (UK)

Heave: not all it’s cracked up to be
09:50am – 10:15am
Dr. Gary Watson

Dr. Gary Watson (US)

Urban tree root system management and care
10:15am – 10:45am
Juan Pagola

Juan Pagola (ESP)

Case study – gaseous exchange
11:35am – 12:10pm
Dr. Glynn Percival

Dr. Glynn Percival (UK)

The use of vertical mulching and worm technology for long-term soil decompaction
12:10pm – 12:45pm

Afternoon Session

The Way Forward – Collaboration

Frédéric Ségur

Frédéric Ségur (FR)

A soil strategy for Greater Lyon’s urban forest development
14:05pm – 14:40pm
Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts (NZ)

Trees in a changing environment
14:40pm – 15:10pm
Matthew Seabrook

Matthew Seabrook (UK)

Telford – the first 50 years (wasteland to forest city)
15:40pm – 16:10pm
Joris Voeten

Joris Voeten (NL)

Future proofing the urban environment
16:10pm – 16:40pm