Lectures

Substantiated + up-to-date + uncommitted

The three-day conference brings together experts and practitioners of all different disciplines. The aim: Sharing and discussing the latest findings on neutral territory. The great hall is the central point for numerous lectures and presentations on sustainable and healthy tree care. Each day has a key issue. In addition to the conference a scientific poster presentation offers the opportunity to get information on the latest developments and trends in arboriculture.

  • Timetable Fachtagung | Tuesday, 07.05.2019

    Lectures
    tree protection

    Lectures Tree Climbing Forum Exhibition Area
    08:00

    Opening of the Check-In-Counter

    Trade show of the German Tree Care Conference starts in the trade show hall and outside area ArborArt-Exhibition “Trees-Wood-Art” starts in the foyer

    10:00

    Welcome and introduction

    Prof. Dr. Dirk Dujesiefken und Reiner Erben, Referent für Umwelt und Nachhaltigkeit Stadt Augsburg

    10:15

    Characteristic to this day, often forgotten: - the "tree pioneers“

    Prof. Dr. Dirk Dujesiefken, Institut für Baumpflege, Hamburg

    11:00

    Coffee break

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    11:30

    Trees on dikes and dams - from the fundamentals of hydraulic engineering to the state of science

    Prof. Dr. Holger Schüttrumpf, Institut für Wasserbau u. Wasserwirtschaft RWTH, Aachen

    12:15

    Trees on and near of Flood Protection Structures – Remarks and Case Studies

    Dr. Ing. Ronald Haselsteiner, Björnsen Beratende Ingenieure, Koblenz

    13:00

    Lunch break

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area Scientific Poster Presentation Discussion with the authors

    14:15

    Preservation of old trees on dams - Conflicts - Solutions - Implementation using the Stör-Waterway as an example

    Katharina Dujesiefken, BUND Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schwerin, Frank C. Hagen, Hagen Baumbüro GmbH, Elmenhorst

    15:00

    Tree root protection in streets – Examples for a consequent implementation at construction sites.

    Dr. Markus Streckenbach, Sachverständigenbüro für urbane Vegetation, Bochum Jan Dreß, Baumpflege Bollmann GmbH, Ellerau

    15:45

    Coffee break Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    (siehe Ankündigung vor Ort)

    16:30

    Planning, tendering and monitoring tree protection on construction sites with foresight

    Thomas Amtage, amtage Landschaftsarchitektur, Berlin

    17:15

    Basics of crown bracing and application possibilities after the new regulation “ZTV-Baumpflege”

    Andreas Detter, Brudi und Partner TreeConsult, Gauting

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • Timetable Fachtagung | Wednesday, 08.05.2019

    Lectures
    Vitality assessment and tree care

    Lectures Tree Climbing Forum Exhibition Area
    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    08:30

    Out on a Limb—Methods of Forest Canopy Access and Case Studies of Their Applications to Research

    Dr. Margaret Lowman (CanopyMeg), California Academy of Science, San Francisco, USA

    09:15

    Criteria and Methods of Forest Condition Survey in Europe

    Dr. Nicole Wellbrock, Lutz Hilbrig, Institut für Waldökosysteme, Thünen Institut, Eberswalde

    10:00

    Coffee break Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    (siehe Ankündigung vor Ort)

    10:45

    Age-appropriate vitality assessment of trees

    Prof. Dr. Ulrich Weihs, HAWK, Göttingen

    11:30

    Comparison of different vitality criteria - a practical test

    Prof. Dr. Steffen Rust, HAWK, Göttingen

    12:15

    Lunch break Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area Scientific Poster Presentation

    Discussion with the authors

    13:45

    News in focus A new method for the sustainable biological control of tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima)

    Prof. Dr. Erhard Halmschlager, Institut für Forstentomologie, Forstpathologie & Forstschutz, Univ. für Bodenkultur Wien, AT

    14:30

    News from Research - Short Presentations

    15:00

    Coffee break Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    (siehe Ankündigung vor Ort)

    15:45

    Methods of dissemination and intensity of infestation of the European mistletoe Viscum album L.

    Sarah Heidlberger, Hessen Forst, Forstamt Nidda

    16:30

    Planting and care of orchards with special consideration the spread and control of hardwood mistletoe

    Dr. Markus Rösler, MdL BW und Sprecher des NABU-Bundesfachausschusses Streuobst

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • Timetable Fachtagung | Thursday, 09.05.2019

    Lectures
    Tree management

    Lectures Tree Climbing Forum Exhibition Area
    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    08:30

    What we protect and what we do not - and why (not) How good is the Federal Species Protection Ordinance?

    Wolf-Peter Polzin, Umweltamt Güstrow

    09:15

    The oak processionary moth as profiteer of climate change: must tree and man live with this danger?

    Dr. Horst Delb, Forstliche Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt BW, Freiburg

    10:00

    Coffee break Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    (siehe Ankündigung vor Ort)

    10:45

    News in focus Rethinking the tree from the ground up Inspired by living with ancient trees

    Neville Fay, Tree Evironmental Practice, Bristol, UK

    12:15

    Lunch break Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area Scientific Poster Presentation

    Discussion with the authors

    13:15

    What is the difference between the publicly appointed and sworn expert and other experts?

    Prof. Dr. Ulrich Weihs, HAWK, Göttingen

    14:00

    Coffee break Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    (siehe Ankündigung vor Ort)

    14:30

    Shade tolerance as criterion for urban tree species selection – importance, strategies and examples

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Roloff, TU Dresden

    15:15

    Human Resource Development for companies in green industry - how do I get and keep good professional employees?

    Prof. Dr. Ulrich Breilmann, Westfälische Hochschule

    16:00

    Closing discussion

    16:15

    Have a save trip back home

    See you next year 21.-23. April 2020

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • On all three days, the scientific poster presentations offers the opportunity to inform oneself about new developments. In the lunch breaks the authors are available for discussions.


    On the occurrence of the European mountain ash ringspot-associated emaravirus (EMARaV) at the rock pear
    Dr. Susanne von Bargen, Max Tischendorf, Dr. Martina Bandte, Prof. Dr. Carmen Büttner, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Fachgebiet Phytomedizin

    Current status of the spread of Eutypella stem cancer in maple in the Munich area
    Nicole Burgdorf, Hannes Lemme, Markus Blaschke und Ludwig Straßer, Bayerische Landesanstalt für Wald und Forstwirtschaft
    (LWF), Freising

    New anchoring of tilted plane trees
    Andreas Detter, Brudi und Partner, Gauting, Philip van Wassener, Prof. Dr. Steffen Rust, HAWK, Göttingen

    "Massaria" infestation of lime tree with increased development of dead branches
    Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen, Martin Schreiner, Pflanzenschutzamt Berlin

    Damage to the bark and development of dead branches on plane trees due to Hapalocystis berkeleyii
    Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen

    Influence of sun exposure on the shedding of the sycamore bark
    Hannes Lewin, Prof. Dr. Steffen Rust, HAWK Göttingen

    Can the silver linden turn its leaves on hot days?
    Prof. Dr. Steffen Rust, Fabian Salzsieder, Thomas Schütte, HAWK Göttingen

    Can defects in the beech trunk be measured using georadar?
    Prof. Dr. Steffen Rust, HAWK Göttingen, Dr. Andreas Kaus, Georadar Dr. Kaus, Göttingen

    Current occurrence and allergenic potential of Euproctis chrysorrhoea in Bavaria
    Olaf Schmidt, Bayrische Landesanstalt für Wald und Forstwirtschaft (LWF), Freising

    Important neozoic insect species on Platanus × hispanica
    Olaf Schmidt, Bayrische Landesanstalt für Wald und Forstwirtschaft (LWF), Freising

    Toxic maple seeds as a cause of atypical grazing dyopathy in horses
    Olaf Schmidt, Bayrische Landesanstalt für Wald und Forstwirtschaft (LWF), Freising

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