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Utility Arborist International & Australian Speakers

Panel Topic 1
‘Use of Lidar and integration into vegetation management systems (case studies on how it has worked in different situations – hard data)’

MC - Pete Halliwell; 
Speaker 1. Paul Bartsch (Ergon Energy)
Speaker 2. Provider - Chris Moyle (HAWCS)  
Speaker 3. User - Ben Turner (Active Tree Services)

Panel Topic 2
‘Who owns the risk associated with vegetation? (regulators, tree owner, utility and contractor perspectives)’

MC - Stephen Martin; 
Speaker 1.  Henry Haavisto (City of Campbelltown) 
Speaker 2. Pete Halliwell (Essential Energy) 
Speaker 3. Dale Stansfield (Asplundh)

Dr. Neil Strong
Environment Manager, Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd, UK

Title 1: Rail corridors: transport network or conservation area

Title 2: Using environmental data for the responsible management of rail corridors

Jim Zwack
General Manager, The Davey Institute, USA

ROW Management Lessons from Historically Significant Pest Outbreaks [2-part talk]


David Glenn
New Zealand Horticulture Industry Training Organisation, NZ

Title: The paradox of the New Zealand “no interest” tree legislation.


Stacie Grassano
Operations Manager, Intelfuse, VIC, AUS

Title: Can Laser Sensors Replicate Utility Arborist Observations?

Sarah Priestley
Director at Arbor by Design, VIC, AUS

Title: A new method to ensure space for trees to be planted in new subdivisions - An introduction to ‘Appendix 1 - Allocation of standard utility space in road reserves’ of the Code of Practice for the Management of Infrastructure in Road Reserves.

Heath Frewin
Senior Program Manager, Asset Management, Energy Networks Australia, ACT, AUS

Title: Updates on the Energy Networks Australia (ENA) vegetation working group


George Popovski & Scott McKenzie
Endeavour Energy, NSW, AUS

Title: Hazard Tree Identification

Alexandra Lewis
Stakeholder Engagement Lead, SA Power Networks, SA, AUS

Title: Working with key stakeholders to improve vegetation clearance outcomes

Laura Stewart
Technical Director/NSW Team Leader Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, Aurecon, NSW, AUS

Title: The value of community engagement

Please note that some presentation titles may be subject to change without notice.


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