NGIV Presents: Three Days of Trees

NGIV Presents: Three Days of Trees
Production, selection, establishment, maintenance, roots, pruning, soils and more.


Ed Gilman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus Environmental Horticulture Department, University of Florida.

Dr Gilman is a Professor Emeritus from the Environmental Horticulture Department at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and has been on the faculty since 1984. He has produced a significant number of academic papers and wrote the ‘Illustrated Guide to Pruning’, which is now in its third edition. He received the Authors Citation Award in 1999, Educators Award in 2003, research award in 2007, and the Award of Merit from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA’s highest award) in 2016. He has published more than 120 scientific peer reviewed journal articles on roots, planting, and pruning trees in his 35 years in academia and industry and has conducted more than 800 presentations to professional groups throughout his career.

This event along with the project, Evaluation of Nursery Tree Stock Balance Parameters (NY15001), is funded by Hort Innovation, using the nursery research and development levies and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.


Place your pruning approach in context with practices world-wide, know why standards and specifications matter, differentiate between structural pruning objectives to developing clear communication skills. Presented by Ed Gilman, Ph.D.


Day two will focus on trees and their establishment in the Australian context using the Australian Standard to determine tree quality, selecting resilient species for the future urban forest and taking a closer look at soil types. Presented by various.


Differentiate between natural and planted root systems, learn how to improve quality and anchorage with root management, treat roots to improve health. Presented by Ed Gilman, Ph.D.

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NGIV Member -               $450 VTIO / CAV Member -   $490

Non-member -                $550

All prices include GST.

Applicable memberships include:
Full member of the Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria (NGIV), Victorian Tree Industry Organisation (VTIO), and Council Arboriculture Victoria (CAV).

For VTIO and CAV member bookings, please contact NGIV on (03) 9576 0599 to receive your discount.

Registration Includes:
Attendance at all sessions on all three days, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, networking drinks.

This event is proudly sponsored by:

Registration and Cancellation Policy
•  All registrations are for a single delegate for the entire conference, no individual session registrations accepted.
•  Full conference registrations cannot be split for different delegates on different days.
•  Refunds will be provided for cancellation as follows:
          ·  More than 30 days before the first day of the conference - full refund
          ·  Between 7 and 30 days before the first day of the conference - 50% refund
          ·  Less than 7 days before the first day of the event - no refund.
10/31/2018 9:00 AM - 11/2/2018 5:00 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Melbourne University Burnley Campus 500 Yarra Blvd Richmond VIC 3121 AUSTRALIA
This event is full.

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