IASHK 2014: Trees and Slippery Slopes

/IASHK 2014: Trees and Slippery Slopes
IASHK 2014: Trees and Slippery Slopes 2018-09-05T19:14:00+08:00
 the 7th annual

the 7th annual

International Arboriculture Summit – Hong Kong

“Hanging By Their Roots, Trees &  Slippery  Slopes”
(arboricultural-bioengineering principles for challenging environments)

November 19-21, 2014

Location: Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village

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Keynote Educator – Dr. Alexia Stokes

Additional Conference Educators

Andrew Simon

Brian Kane

Francesco Ferrini

John Gathright

Matthew Pryor

Pierre Raymond

Roy Sidle

Slobodan Mickovski

Will Koomjian

The conference & educational seminars/workshops
made possible through the effort of the
Institute of Arboriculture Studies (Hong Kong) 樹藝學術研究中心 (香港).

Registration Form – IASHK 2014

Sponsorship Details and Form – IASHK 2014

2014 IAS-HK Summit Topics

Wednesday, 19 November

Optimal Tree Root System Architectures for Planting on Slopes
Alexia Stokes

Benefits of Trees and Other Woody Vegetation in Maintaining Slope Stability
Roy Sidle

In situ and laboratory investigation of tree roots in context of slope and tree stability
Slobodan Mickovski

What Determines the Way a Tree Root Grows?
Alexia Stokes

Application of Soil Bioengineering of Steep Slope & Challenging Sites Using Native
Trees & Shrubs in British Columbia, Canada
Pierre Raymond

Interactions Between Woody Vegetation & Fluvial Geomorphology
Andrew Simon

Local Asia Specialist Presentation
TBC

Introduction of the Chair of IASHK Board of Advisors
Francesco Ferrini
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Thursday, 20 November

Tree Biomechanics; Which is More Important-Tree Shape or Wood Material Properties?
Alexia Stokes

Numerical & Physical Modeling of Soil-Root Interaction
Slobodan Mickovski

Evaluation of Shrubs for Slope Consolidation in Urban Landscape
Francesco Ferrini

Does Cabling Effect the Growth and Sway of Trees Strength
Brian Kane

Effects of Forest Management on Landslide Susceptibility
Roy Sidle

The Use of Woody Vegetation in Stream Restoration
Andrew Simon

Application of Soil Bioengineering Approach Within a Stream Environment to Provide
Stream Bank Protection; Fish & Wildlife Habitat Creation
Pierre Raymond

Local Asia Specialist Presentation
TBA

Panel Discussion on  Slopes & Trees: Alexia Stokes, Andrew Simon,
Robbin Sotir, Pierre Raymond, Roy Sidle, Slobodan Mickovski
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Friday, 21 November

Climate Change Effect on Trees
Francesco Ferrini

Can Pruning Reduce the Likelihood of Wind Induced Tree Failure
Brian Kane

Using Tree Challenges for Physical/Psychological Rehabilitation
John Gathright

Challenges of Tree Planting for Slopes in Hong Kong
Matthew Pryor

Management for Challenging Trees:
Asia Tree Preservation Challenging Project in Ambon, Indonesia
Will Koomjian

Local Asia Specialist Presentation
TBA

Panel Discussion on Trees & Challenges Practices: Francesco Ferrini,
Matthew Pryor Brian Kane, Will Koomjian, & John Gathright

Additional Asia-local educators & topics to be added soon

Registration Form – IASHK 2014

Sponsorship Details and Form – IASHK 2014