0 Fancy a three day educational trip to Slovenia?

C/O Gorazd Nastran

Slovenian Greenkeepers Association

Orehek 38, 6258 Prestranek


Tel.: +386 5 756 20 07

Fax.: +386 5 756 20 08

E-mail: green.consulting@siol.net


Slovenian Greenkeepers Association Conference

Respected Greenkeepers!

With joy and pride, I am announcing the Educational days in organization of our Association, which this year will be held in Moravske Toplice in Hotel VIVAT, Ulica ob igrišču 3, on the 11th till 13th of November.


Wednesday, 10.11.2004:
- Arrivals of participants in Hotel VIVAT and accommodation

Thursday, 11.11.2004:
09:00 - 09:30 : registration of participants
09:30 - 10:00 : opening session of the 6th Educational days
10:00 - 10:45 : Tomaž Čufar; composition, ways of use and efficiency of different fertilizers (SL*)
10:45 - 11:30 : Tomaž Čufar; fertilizing program adaptation to different growth stages (SL*)
11:30 - 12:15 : Stojan Košak; different irrigation systems with automatic remote control (SL*)
12:15 - 12:30 : additional questions and discourse
12:30 - lunch
14:15 - 15:00 : Dr. Christa in Dr. Gerhard Lung; new turf species and their accliomatisation
15:00 - 15:45 : Koert Donkers in Gregor Sedovnik ; life and work - Gleneagles Excellent Award
(SL*) - partly
15:45 - brake with refreshing, and warm drinks
16:00 - 16:45 : Dean Cleaver; BIOAMP - bacterial inoculation
16:45 - 17:00 : additional questions and discourse
17:00 - 17:30 : short presentations and information from the Association Sponsors
19:00 - traditional Prekmurje dinner with after dinner tambourine music

* - lectures characterized with (SL*) will be interpreted just in Slovenian language; the rest of
lectures will be in English language!

Friday, 12.11.2004:
09:00 - 09:45 : Prof. Dr. Peter Dernoeden; Common diseases of Golf Course turf
09:45 - 10:30 : Stanley Zontek; Revising the USGA's recommendations for a method of putting green construction
- brake with refreshing, and warm drinks
10:45 - 11:30 : Melvin B. Lucas; Sand bunker renovation; 1st part
11:30 - 11:45 : additional questions and discourse
12:00 - lunch
14:00 - 14:45 : Melvin B. Lucas; Sand bunker renovation; 2nd part
14:45 - 15:30 : Stanley Zontek; USGA research you can use
15:45 - 16:30 : Prof. Dr. Peter Dernoeden; Surprising diseases of Putting greens
16:30 - 16:45 : brake with refreshing, and warm drinks
16:45 - 17:30 : short presentations and information from the Association's Sponsors
18:30 - Bus departure on the dinner and celebrating St. Martin's day; farm cellar in Bogojina

Saturday, 13.11.2004:
09:30 - 10:15 : Stanley Zontek; Sustainable golf; Bethpage project
10:45 - 11:30 : Prof. Dr. Peter Dernoeden; Managing excessively wet greens during Summer
11:30 - 12:00 : additional questions and discourse. Conclusion of the 6th Educational days
12:00 -lunch and participants departures

> Registration will be accepted by the Association on: - E-mail: green.consulting@siol.net
- Fax number: 00386 5 756 20 08.

> Registration required by: Friday, 05.11.2004

> Registration fee: 150 Euro; paid on site at registration desk. On request we will send original invoices with confirmation of payment to participants after Conference.

Registration fee covers costs of organization and lectures, as also refreshing, and warm drinks. Participants will receive at registration desk also a booklet of summaries and abstracts.

Accommodation: - arrival on Thursday, 11th, two days full board cost is 98,00 Euro/person/in double room - additional fee for a single room is 6,28 Euro/night.
Hotel Address: VIVAT, Ulica ob igrišču 3, 9226 Moravske Toplice (town Moravci in old maps).

Moravske Toplice (Moravci) are well known Spa resort, situated NE from MURSKA SOBOTA, 7 km far away. Hotel VIVAT is placed around 300 m from main Spa complex Moravske Toplice. To place a reservation telephone ++386 2 53821 00, or email to vivat@pocitek-uzitek.si

We will ensure also the transport from and to closest airport GRAZ (Austria), where also fly Ryan air from London Stansted. By registration for Educational days, please note that you would like to arrive and depart from GRAZ! If there would be interest to arrive on other airports (Ljubljana, Wienna), please, contact me personally on my Mobile phone: 00386 41 691 378, or on my email: green.consulting@siol.net


6th EDUCATIONAL DAYS, 11th, 12th and 13th of November, Hotel VIVAT

Moravske Toplice, Slovenia

I, __________________________________________, would like to participate on the 6th Educational days, organized by Slovenian Greenkepeers Association.

Participation fee: 150,00 Euro; covers: lectures, hot and refreshing drinks at brakes, brochure with abstracts of lectures.

Payment can be done on the Bank account, or in cash before beginning; Original invoice will be sent on the available address within 5 days after conclusion.


Bank Account: SI56020860035810679



Bank name and address: Nova Ljubljanska banka d.d., Ljubljana,

Trg republike 2, 1520 Ljubljana

Swift Code: LJBASI2X

In Hotel VIVAT are reserved rooms for our participants. Please, ensure yourself accommodation and call, as quick you can, to reserve the room on ++386 2 538 2100, or on email:

vivat@pocitek-uzitek.siFor Educational days!

Prices: Double room: 98,00 Euro/person full board (from 11.11. and finished with lunch 13.11.!)

For a single room there is additional fee 6,28 Euro/night

For those arriving on Wednesday 10th there is additional cost of 28 Euro/bad and breakfast

SEND REGISTRATION FORM TILL FRIDAY, 05.11.2004 ON ADDRESS OF OUR ASSOCIATION, FAX: 00386 5 756 20 08, OR E-MAIL: green.consulting@siol.net

We will assist your needs with transport from and to airport, organizing special trips and others!


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