PROGRAMME

Friday 6 November

17:30 – 19:30

12:00 – 17:00

NZ Arb Husqvarna NTCC set-up – Queenstown Gardens

NZ Arb Husqvarna NTCC Gear Check – Venue TBC

Saturday 7 November

08:00 – 17:00

NZ Arb Husqvarna NTCC Preliminary Events – Queenstown Gardens

  • Silky Saws Aerial Rescue 

  • Kask Work Climb 

  • Metrogreen Throwline 

  • AB Equipment Belayed Speed Climb 

  • Donaghy Ascent Event

Sunday 8 November

18:30 – 21:00

08:00 – 13:00

12:00 – 16:00

FROM 12:00

13:00 – 14:00

15:00 – 17:00

14:00 – 17:00

NZ Arb Husqvarna NTCC Masters Championship – Queenstown Gardens

Registration Desk Open

The Queenstown Life or Death Experience – more information on activity options available soon (not included in registration fee) - Click here for some Queenstown activity options

NZ Arb Husqvarna NTCC Preliminary Event Awards – Queenstown Gardens

Tree Tour Local case studies in Queenstown - Limited spaces available

Climbers Rigging Workshop – Andreas Ross, Pro Climb Ltd

Conference Opening & Industry Awards Celebration

Award Presentations: NZ Arb Husqvarna NTCC Masters, NAOTY, Volunteer of the Year, President's Award, Ron Flook Award

Monday 9 November

07:30 – 17:00

08:45 – 09:00

09:00 – 09:45

09:45 – 10:15

Registration Desk Open

Mihi – Welcome & Housekeeping

Keynote Speaker – Sir Gordon Tietjens

The Leadership Game

Award Presentations

10:15 – 10:45

Morning Tea – Trade Zone

10:45 – 11:30

Keynote Speaker – Paul Seagar, 5th Green

Growing Your Business & Measuring its Success: A Holistic Approach

GENERAL ARB STREAM

TREETOOLS' PRACTITIONERS STREAM

12:15 – 13:00

11:30 – 12:15

Stuart Barton

The Do's & Don'ts When Establishing Planted Trees

Martin Weaver

The National Arboretum of New Zealand – A Foreboding Past, the Stable Base & an Amplified Future

12:15 – 13:00

11:30 – 12:15

Menno Kluiters

Mature Trees: Understanding the Relationship Between Pruning & Body Language

Andreas Ross

Estimating & Calculating Forces in the Rigging System

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch – Trade Zone

15:00 – 15:30

14:00 – 14:30

14:30 – 15:00

Joe Newdick

Bringing out Your Inner Lorax

Lisa Ellis

Why Environmental Policy-making is so Hard

Peter Senior

How to Take Over the World, the Right Way – The Story of Clogger, the Little Kiwi Company that Could

15:00 – 15:30

14:00 – 14:30

14:30 – 15:00

Chelsea Robertson

Disability & Accessibility in New Zealand Arboriculture 

"Pursuit of Excellence"

brought you by Husqvarna

James Isaacs - Kiwi Climbers

Thinking outside the box

15:30 – 16:00

Afternoon Tea – Trade Zone

16:30 – 17:00

16:00 – 16:30

Janet Cubey, Royal Horticultural Society

What's in a Name – Botanical Rules can be Broken

Zane Wedding

Te Ao rakau I te ao Maori (The World of Trees in the World of Maori)

16:00 – 17:00

Wiremu & Marsella Edmonds

Stand in the gap, brought to you by STIHL Ltd.

18:00 – 19:00

17:00 – 18:00

NZ Arb AGM

Exhibitor Networking Function – Trade Zone

Tuesday 10 November

08:30 – 15:30

09:00 – 09:45

09:45 – 10:30

Registration Desk Open

Dave Hockly, DataStory

3 Ways to Take Your Arb Marketing to the Next Level

Sam Judd, Young New Zealander of the Year

Regenerating Communities with Green Infrastructure & the Benefits of Connecting People to Nature

10:30 – 11:00

Morning Tea – Trade Zone

GENERAL ARB STREAM

11:00 – 11:45

11:45 – 12:30

James Fletcher, Worksafe

WorkSafe’s Approach to Safety & Wellbeing – Opportunities for the Arboriculture Industry

Ian Barber, University of Otago

Dendroglyphs on the Chathams – Tree Carvings that have Stood the Test of Time

12:30 – 13:15

Lunch – Trade Zone

13:00 – 16:00

ISA Certification Exam

STUDENT MENTOR & ACADEMIC RESEARCH TALKS (SMART)

UTILITY ARB STREAM

15:05 – 15:30

13:15 – 13:25

13:25 – 13:45

13:45 – 14:05

14:05 – 14:25

14:25 – 14:45

14:45 – 15:05

Speaker Co-ordinator

Speaker 1

Speaker 2

Speaker 3

Speaker 4

Speaker 5

SMART Stream Presentation

15:05 – 15:30

13:15 – 13:45

13:45 – 14:25

14:25 – 15:05

Asplundh

Learnings from an International Perspective

Sam Glenn, Delta

Meaningful Measurement Matrixes – Good Data, Better Reporting

Kelvin Barnsdale, University of
Canterbury

Precision Pruning with Drones

Panel Discussion

Chaired by Mark Way

15:30 – 16:00

Conference Close – Jaiden Palmer, NZ Arb President

16:00 – 18:30

Workshop: Working ‘On’ Your Business … not ‘In’ Your Business – Paul Seagar, 5th Green (not included in registration fee)

Wednesday 11 November

08:30 – 17:00

TRAQ Renewal Course 

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Key Dates

 

NTCC: 7–8 NOV 

Pre-Conference Workshops: 8 NOV

Pre-Conference Tree Tour: 8 NOV

Industry Awards Celebration: 8 NOV

Conference: 9–10 NOV

Contact

Conference Manager: 

Lea Boodee

OnCue Conferences

Phone: 03 928 0620

Email: lea@on-cue.co.nz

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