0 Slovenian Greenkeepers Conference

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It is always nice to meet up with professionals from the Greenkeeping world and talk about promoting the industry.

Now in its tenth year, the Slovenian Greenkeepers Association Conference is gaining a high reputation for bringing together a varied and interesting package of guest speakers from all corners of the sports turf industry.

Gorazd Nastran organiser and Chairman of the Slovenian Greenkeepers Association ensured the conference ran efficiently and that hospitality provided to delegates was second to none. To his credit, Gorazd had managed to attract a number of industry professionals, namely :- Dr. William A. Meyer, Dr. Doug Brede, Benjamin Warren, Agnar Kvalbein , Frank Newberry and Peter Jones as guest speakers.


10th DAYS OF EDUCATION

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HOTEL KREK, Lesce, on the 20st , 21st, and 22nd of November 2008


PROGRAM:

Thursday, 20.11.2008:

08:00 - 08:30 : participants registration
08:30 - 09:15 : Dr. William A. Meyer: Things to know about growth and development to
enhance turfgrass quality

09:15 - 10:00 : Benjamin Warren: Golf environmental organization - on line certification,
resources, guidance, management planning, developments
break with refreshments

10:30 - 11:15 : Peter Jones: My best 10 top tips; 1. part

11:15 - 12:00 : Agnar Kvalbein: Correct fertilizing -healthy turf; 1. part

12:00 - questions from the floor
lunch

14:00 - 14:45 : Agnar Kvalbein: Correct fertilizing -healthy turf; 2. part

14:45 - 15:30: Dr. William A. Meyer:
break with refreshments

16:00 - 16:45: Peter Jones: My best 10 top tips; 2. part

16:45 - questions from the floor and discursion with lecturers
18:00 dinner


Friday, 21.11.2008:


08:30 - 09:15 : Dr. Doug Brede: Smart maintenance reduction strategies

09:15 - 10:00 : Peter Jones: Bunker renovations
break with refreshments


10:30 - 11:15 : Dr. William A. Meyer: New bluegrasses, fine fescues and tall fescues for golf

11:15 - 12:00 : Frank Newberry: Getting better deals: - how to get your own budget
- How to get a bigger budget
- How to get better deals
12:00 - questions from the floor
lunch

13:45 - Transport with buses on GC Bled; demonstration of machines of Richard Campey Ltd.

18:00 - dinner and after dinner entertainment program


Saturday; 22.11.2008:

08:30 - 09:15: Frank Newberry: Getting more from people:
- How to get more from team member
- How to get more from your managers
- How to get more from golfers

09:15 - 10:00: Dr. Doug Brede: Fairway Poa pratensis - breeding, success stories, renovation

break with refreshments

10:30 - 11:15: Dr. Doug Brede: T - 1 and Alpha - the new generation of Bentgrass

11:15 - questions from the floor and discursion with lecturers
lunch

- depart of participants


Accommodation is in: HOTEL KREK ***
Hraška cesta 15 / TNC Lesce
4248 Lesce
www.hotel.krek.si

Bad/breakfast in single room 48 EUR per person/night
Bad/breakfast in double room 36 EUR per person/night
Bad/breakfast in single/double room 25,5 EUR per person/night

Registration form

10th EDUCATIONAL DAYS to be held Hotel KREK, Lesce, Slovenia

On the 20st , 21st, and 22nd of November 2008

I, _____________________________________, will participate on the 10th Educational days,
organized by Slovenian Greenkepeers Association.
My contact details: Mobil Phone:____________________, E-mail:_______________________
Full address for invoice:_________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
Participation fee: 200,00 Euro; It covers: organization of event, all meals, refreshments at brakes, bus transport. Participants pay ordered drinks at meals themselves!

Participations fee payment can be done on the Bank account, or in cash at the site. Original invoice will be sent on the available address within 5 days after Conference conclusion.
Details:
Bank Account: SI56020860035810679
Name and address: ZDRUZENJE VZDRZEVALCEV GOLF IGRISC,
OREHEK 38, 6258 PRESTRANEK
Bank name and address: Nova Ljubljanska banka d.d., Ljubljana,
Trg republike 2, 1520 Ljubljana
Swift Code: LJBASI2X

Accommodation is in Hotel Krek; www.hotel.krek.si . Please, ensure accommodation yourself in time! - Please note at registration - For Educational days!

Prices: Double room: 36,00 Eur/person/night (BB). Single room: 48,00 Eur /night (BB)

SEND REGISTRATION FORM TILL FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 07TH , 2008
ON FAX: + 386 5 756 20 08, OR E-MAIL: info@zvgis.si

We will assist you with the transport from and to airport LJUBLJANA-Slovenia. If you would like our assistance please, put here bellow you flight details:

Arrival on Ljubljana Airport on ______________, at _______________, with ________________

Depart from Ljubljana Airport on _____________, at ______________, with _________________

WELCOME IN SLOVENIA!

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