Lectures Tree Climbing Forum Exhibition Area
  • Tuesday, 10 May 2022

    Lectures
    Street Trees and Avenues - Management and Preservation

    Chair: Thomas Amtage, amtage Landschaftsarchitektur, Berlin.
    08:00

    Opening of the Check-In-Counter

    Trade show of the German Tree Care Conference starts
    in the trade show hall and outside area
    ArborArt-Exhibition “Trees-Wood-Art” starts
    in the foyer

    09:30

    Welcome

    with a welcoming speech by Reiner Erben, Stadt Augsburg

    09:45

    Introduction to the topic of the day

    Cornelia Behm, ASG und Parlamentsgruppe Kulturgut Alleen (Parliamentary Group for the Cultural Heritage of Avenues)

    09:55

    Planting trees. There is no time to lose!
    Anyone who is against trees has not understood life.

    Conrad Amber
    Autor – Naturdenker – Berater, Gartenbüro Dornbirn/Österreich

    10:40

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    11:25

    Tree Avenue Protection in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania – successes and problems

    Katharina Dujesiefken, BUND Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

    12:10

    The protection of species and operational service in Mecklenburg-Western Pommerania

    Barbara Schlottke, State Office for Road Construction and Transport M-V

    12:55

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Lunch break

    Chair: Dr. Markus Streckenbach,
    Urban vegetation expert, Bochum
    14:30

    New planting and replanting of avenues in Haute-Garonne - A rethinking of avenues in France

    Erick Constensou, Bezirk Haute-Garonne Chantal Pradines, Executive Director ALLÉES-AVENUES, Trampot

    15:15

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    16:00

    New avenue planting on the outskirts - the conflict between functionality and nature conservation

    Dr. Andreas Plietzsch, expert office Brehm, Königswusterhausen.

    16:45

    Long-term Project "Stadtgrün 2021" - regional differences, results and recommendations for climate tree species.

    Dr. Susanne Böll, LWG, Veitshöchheim

    17:30

    Closing discussion

    Tree Climbing Forum
    Tree Care – in evolution and sustainability

    08:00

    Opening of the Check-In-Counter

    Trade show of the German Tree Care Conference starts
    in the trade show hall and outside area
    ArborArt-Exhibition “Trees-Wood-Art” starts
    in the foyer

    09:45

    Welcoming the Climbers' Forum

    Mark Bridge, Kay Busemann, Dirk Dujesiefken

    10:00

    Do we want to remove all imperfections out of trees in the future – or shall we tolerate damages and defects?

    Prof. Dr. Dirk Dujesiefken, Institut für Baumpflege, Hamburg
    Mark Bridge, Ninja Baumpflege Bridge, Basel, CH + treemagineers, Rannoch, Scotland

    11:00

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    11:15

    Artificial Fractures & Coronet cuts - The simulation of natural fractures: The why, when & how - Philosophy, theory and practice

    David S. Restrepo, Tree Technician City of Paris, Paris, France

    12:00

    Discussion

    12:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Lunch break

    Tree Climbing Forum - Work safety and health protection

    14:00

    Presentation of evaluation of accidents in 2020

    Carsten Beinhoff, SVLFG, Kassel

    14:45

    Trauma, causes – consequences – coping strategies

    Natascha Blattner, Praxisgemeinschaft Bachletten, Basel, CH

    15:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    16:15

    A work-psychological view of trauma

    Petra Abele, SVLFG, Kassel

    17:00

    What are coefficients of friction and what effect do they have on my rigging and climbing systems?

    Peter Dehlinger, Baumpflege Peter Dehlinger, Kassel

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022

    Lectures
    Drought Stress and Tree Diseases

    Chair: Thomas Kowol, Institute of Arboriculture, Hamburg
    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    08:30

    The effects of the drought from 2018 on trees in Germany

    Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen

    09:15

    Adaptation strategies of urban tree species to drought and periods of heat.

    Dr. Susanne Böll, LWG, Veitshöchheim

    10:00

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    10:45

    New findings on viral diseases in trees and the consequences for tree care.

    Prof. Dr. Carmen Büttner, Humboldt-Universität Berlin

    11:30

    The removal of hazardous dead trees. Client obligations, accident prevention, towards solutions.

    Thomas Amtage, amtage Landschaftsarchitektur, Berlin
    Carsten Beinhoff, SVLFG, Kassel
    Andreas Detter, TreeConsult, Gauting

    12:15

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Lunch break

    Chair: Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK Göttingen
    14:00

    Is the Diplodia tip blight of conifers (pathogen: Sphaeropsis sapinea) a limiting factor in tree species selection for climate change?

    Prof. Dr. Jörg Schumacher, HNEE, Eberswalde

    14:45

    The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) - a potential pest for tree species in Germany and the EU?

    Dr. Thomas Schröder, BMEL, Bonn

    15:05

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    15:50

    Recommendations for the irrigation of urban trees

    Martin Schreiner, Pflanzenschutzamt Berlin

    16:35

    Tree selection and climate change: KLAM 2.0, recommendations for tree establishment and planting practice

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Roloff, TU Dresden

    17:20

    Closing Discussion

    Tree Climbing Forum
    Sustainability

    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    09:00

    TreeCare India - The challenges of creating a profession

    Jonas Suchanek, TreeCare India, Tamil Nadu, India

    09:45

    Climbing, cameras and conservation: How tree climbing techniques can be used to reach areas of scientific relevance and to support conservation efforts in forests

    Andrew Walmsley, Andrew Walmsley Photography, Headington, UK

    10:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    11:15

    Natural nesting places for wild bees in cities and in the forest – installation and care in trees

    Martin Götz, Götz Baumpflege, Friedberg
    Antonio Gurliaccio, Bienenbotschaft, Karben

    12:00

    Establishing anchor points on buildings when removing dead trees

    Hannes Seiberth, rock exotica europe, Berlin
    Knut Foppe, saferope engineering, Berlin

    12:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Lunch break

    Tree Climbing Forum - Back-Ups in tree care

    14:15

    How should dead trees be managed and what is the situation regarding liability

    Thomas Amtage, amtage Landschaftsarchitektur, Berlin
    Carsten Beinhoff, SVLFG, Kassel
    Andreas Detter, TreeConsult, Gauting

    15:00

    UK situation: Two systems, two anchor points. How did the industry get here, what are the consequences?

    Chris Cooper-Abbs, Arb Matters, Hunningham, UK

    15:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    16:30

    UK situation: What systems have been developed to be in compliance with the new regulations?

    Chris Cooper-Abbs, Arb Matters, Hunningham, UK
    Matt Brooker, Treesense, Stratford Upon Avon, UK

    17:15

    Thoughts regarding redundancies, back-ups and double safety in tree care and elsewhere. Where does it make sense, where is it required and where can you use a single safety?

    Mark Bridge, treemagineers, Rannoch, Scotland

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • Thursday, 12 May 2022

    Lectures
    Rootzones and Tree Inspection

    Chair: Tanja Büttner, FLL, Bonn
    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    08:30

    Settlement damage to buildings caused by trees – the basics in tree biology

    Dr. Markus Streckenbach, urban vegetation expert, Bochum

    09:15

    Settlement damage to buildings caused by trees – diagnosis and practical examples

    Dr. Katharina Weltecke, Baum & Boden, Bad Arolsen

    10:00

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    10:45

    Winter maintenance and tree protection - an unsolvable contradiction?

    Werner Liebeton, KSA, Bochum

    11:30

    Winter maintenance and the change in mobility demands

    Martin Schreiner, Pflanzenschutzamt Berlin

    12:15

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Lunch break

    Chair: Prof. Dr. Dirk Dujesiefken, Institute of Arboriculture, Hamburg
    13:45

    Tendering professional tree inspections in accordance with the FLL tree inspection guidelines

    Thomas Amtage, amtage Landschaftsarchitektur Berlin

    14:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    15:00

    Innovations in training and further education in the field of tree care

    Wolfgang Groß, EAC/BGL, Bad Honnef

    15:15

    The Pulling Test - a good method where you can do a lot wrong!

    Andreas Detter, TreeConsult, Gauting

    16:00

    Closing discussion

    16:15

    Have a safe trip back home

    See you next year 25.-27. April 2023

    Tree Climbing Forum
    Tree climbing techniques, viewed in depth

    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    09:00

    Passion before Fashion

    Peter Vergote, TreeMagicBeers, Oostnieuwkerke, BE
    Jo van Bouwel, TreeXpert bvba, Hove, BE

    09:45

    Ascending the giants on the west coast of the US

    Kay Busemann, Baumpflegeschule Busemann, BaumpflegeTeamBusemann, Freiburg

    10:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    11:15

    Naked Arborist Part deux, further insights regarding biomechanical forces in tree care

    Alex Laver, Tree Logic, Great Dunham/Norfolk, UK

    12:00

    Weak links in chainsaw lanyards: do these products provide what they promise?

    Christian “Puk” Kruck, ropeworks, Tübingen

    12:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Lunch break

    Tree Climbing Forum - Tree climbing techniques, viewed in depth

    14:15

    Tree below ground, the essence is hidden from sight

    Stefan Artmann, Baumpflegeteam Klettermaxe, Uedem

    15:00

    SRT-DdRT two techniques - one comparison

    Gregor Hansch, Hansch Baumpflege, Berlin
    Bernhard Schütte, Baumpflege Seenland, D – Zechlinerhütte

    15:45

    Closing discussion

    16:00

    Have a safe trip back home

    See you next year 25.-27. April 2023

    in German with English translation in English with German translation