0 Top line-up at climate change seminar

Course Managers, Head Greenkeepers, Contractors and Grounds Managers are invited to hear a panel of eminent speakers discuss the impact of climate change on the turfgrass industry.

The one-day seminar entitled 'Climate of Change in Turf Culture' will be held at the Celtic Manor resort on Wednesday 11th July.

Hosted by British Seed Houses it features a diverse programme of presentations from guest speakers Arwyn Harris from the Met. Office, Professor Al Turgeon from Penn State University, Ed Clarke of Absorbent Technology Inc., European Agronomist Dr. Michael Schlosser and Jim McKenzie, Director of Golf & Estates at the Celtic Manor Resort.

The full programme for the day is as follows:

Mr Arwyn Harris 09.30 - 10.30am Climate Change Past and present predictions for the future
Dr Michael Schlosser 10.30 - 11.15am European perspective Cultural issues and challenges of climate change in Europe
Mr Jim McKenzie 11.45 - 12.15am The Ryder Cup 2010 The planning, commitment and preparations for 2010

Prof. Al Turgeon
13.30 - 14.30pm Global Warming Cultural relief and future turfgrass management strategies
Mr Ed Clarke 14.30 - 15.15pm ZEBA The natural way to conserve a finite resource

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The cost is £50+VAT, with all proceeds going towards funding a climate change-related research project by a UK-based PhD student, selected by British Seed Houses. Refreshments and lunch are included. Places are limited so book now by contacting Julie Brankston at British Seed Houses on +44(0)1522 868714 or email julie.brankston@bshlincoln.co.uk.

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