Lectures Tree Climbing Forum Exhibition Area
  • Tuesday, 21 April 2020

    Lectures
    Current tree diseases

    Moderation: Thomas Amtage, amtage Landschaftsarchitektur,
    Berlin
    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

    2020 - The International Year of Plant Health

    Dr. Bernhard C. Schäfer, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Institut für nationale und internationale Angelegenheiten der Pflanzengesundheit, Braunschweig

    10:30

    30 Improved protection against carry-over and entrapment of harmful organisms on plants - the new plant health regime in the EU

    Dr. Thomas Schröder, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft, (BMEL), Referat Pflanzengesundheit, Bonn

    11:00

    Quarantine pests in woody plants - What's changed, what's coming?

    Dr. Björn Hoppe; Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Institut für nationale und internationale Angelegenheiten der Pflanzengesundheit, Braunschweig

    11:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    12:30

    New harmful organisms
    - new risks for woody plants?

    Katrin Kaminski, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI),
    Institut für nationale und internationale Angelegenheiten
    der Pflanzengesundheit, Braunschweig

    13:00

    Aktuelles aus der Forschung – Kurzvorstellungen

    Moderation: Prof. Dr. Klaus Richter, TU München
    13:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Scientific Poster Presentation
    Discussion with the authors
    Lunch break

    14:45

    Scientifically based guidelines and the Monitoring of plant pests:
    the EFSA project "Surveillance"

    Dr. Gritta Schrader, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Institut für nationale und internationale Angelegenheiten der Pflanzengesundheit, Braunschweig

    15:00

    A new method for non-invasive detection of the Asian Longhorn Beetle (ALB): ANOPLO-diag

    Dr. Matthias Becker; Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Institut für nationale und internationale Angelegenheiten der Pflanzengesundheit, Braunschweig

    15:15

    Pseudomonas on Horse Chestnut, studies on the Infestation dynamics in Hamburg

    Torsten Melzer, Behörde für Umwelt und Energie (BUE), Hamburg

    16:00

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    16:45

    Sooty bark disease on Maple - biology, pathology and disposal of infected wood

    Dr. Rasmus Enderle, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Institut für Pflanzenschutz in Gartenbau und Forst, Braunschweig, Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen

    17:30

    Closing discussion

    Tree Climbing Forum
    SKT Basics and News

    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

    09:45

    Welcoming to Climbers Forum

    Dirk Dujesiefken, Kay Busemann, Mark Bridge

    10:00

    Abrasion on hardware and ropes. How much is acceptable? Presentation of tests assessing abrasion on rope bridges and connectors

    Mark Bridge, treemagineers, Rannoch, UK

    10:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    11:15

    TreeCare India - the challenges of building an industry

    Jonas Suchanek, TreeCare, Auroville, IN

    12:00

    Presentation of the evaluation of the accident statistics 2018, news regarding restructuring of instruction of tree climbing techniques

    Carsten Beinhoff, SVLFG, Kassel

    Tree Climbing Forum - Sicherheit und Effizienz beim Einsatz der SKT

    12:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Scientific Poster Presentation
    Discussion with the authors
    Lunch break

    13:45

    Why is there such a high level of diversity in ascent systems and configurations in tree care?

    Mark Bridge, treemagineers, Rannoch, UK

    15:15

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    16:00

    Radio Systems in Tree Care

    • Requirements of communication

    • Influence on safety and well-being – results of a study

    • Various radio systems in comparison


    Peter Dehlinger, Baumpflege Peter Dehlinger, Kassel

    16:45

    What are coefficients of friction and what effect do they have on my rigging and climbing systems?

    Rich Delaney, RopeLab, Katoomba, AU

    17:30

    Closing discussion

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • Wednesday, 22 April 2020

    Lectures
    Drought stress and tree management

    Moderation: Dr. Thomas Schröder, Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL), Referat Pflanzengesundheit, Bonn
    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    08:30

    Drought-related damage in the years 2018/19 on native deciduous trees and shrubs

    Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen

    09:15

    Presentation of different Irrigation methods for trees

    Dr. Axel Schneidewind, Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Gartenbau, Quedlinburg

    10:00

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    10:45

    45 Identification and management of Massaria disease of the plane tree - Experiences from Great Britain

    Greg Packman, Islington Public Realm, Islington, UK

    11:30

    30 §40 BNatSchG (local woody plants): Fiasco after 10 years and now climate change is coming ...

    Alain Paul, Verband Deutscher Forstbaumschulen e.V. (VDF), Norderstedt

    12:15

    Discussion on the topic of " local woody plants"

    mit Christoph Dirksen, Bund Deutscher Baumschulen, Alain Paul, VDF und Volker Schlia, Hessen Mobil

    Moderation: Thomas Kowol, Institut für Baumpflege, Hamburg
    12:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Scientific Poster Presentation
    Discussion with the authors
    Lunch break

    14:15

    News from the FLL

    Jürgen Rohrbach, FLL, Bonn

    14:35

    The new ”FLL-Baumkontrollrichtlinien” (Guidelines for tree inspection)

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

    15:10

    Veterane trees: News on the VETcert project

    Wolfgang Groß, BGL, Bad Honnef

    15:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    16:15

    For work with ivy from legal and biological perspective

    Rainer Hilsberg, Augsburg
    Andreas Detter, Brudi u. Partner TreeConsult, Gauting

    17:00

    Urban trees adapted to drought stress Influencing factors, criteria, properties, species and how to find them

    Prof. Dr. Andreas Roloff, TU Dresden

    Tree Climbing Forum
    Sustainability

    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    09:15

    Thoughts regarding sustainability

    Kay Busemann, Baumpflegeschule Busemann,
    TREEO, Freiburg

    09:30

    Climbing, Cameras and Conservation: How tree climbing techniques can be used to access areas of scientific importance and aid in the conservation of forests

    Andrew Walmsley, Photography, Headington, UK

    10:15

    How should dead trees be managed and where does liability lie?

    Andreas Detter, Brudi u. Partner TreeConsult, Gauting

    11:30

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    12:00

    Natural nesting sites for wild-living bee populations in towns and in the forest – installation and maintenance in trees

    Martin Götz, Götz Baumpflege, Friedberg;
    Antonio Gurliaccio, Bienenbotschaft, Karben

    Tree Climbing Forum - Accidents and the relevance of after-care

    12:15

    Trauma and its effects

    Natascha Blattner, Praxis für Psychotherapie, Coaching und Beratung, Basel, CH

    13:30

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

    Discussion with the authors
    Lunch break

    14:45

    Collateral damage, consequences and coping with traumatic situations

    Mark Bridge, treemagineers, Rannoch, UK
    Kay Busemann, Baumpflegeschule Busemann, TREEO, Freiburg
    Carsten Beinhoff, SVLFG, Kassel

    15:30

    A work-psychological look at trauma

    Petra Abele, SVLFG, Kassel

    16:15

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    17:00

    A journey through the seasons (Spoken Word)

    Brick Reilley, Springfield, NJ, USA

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • Thursday, 23 April 2020

    Lectures
    Root zone and tree health

    Moderation: Dr. Markus Streckenbach, Sachverständigenbüro für urbane Vegetation, Bochum
    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    08:30

    The thin skin of the earth - our soils" - an introduction

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

    08:45

    Earthworms - Soil engineers with multiple benefits

    Michael Müller-Inkmann, DEULA Westfalen-Lippe GmbH, Warendorf

    09:30

    The Importance of Increasing Drought Periods on the irrigation management of trees

    Dr. Katharina Weltecke, Sachverständigenbüro Boden & Baum, Bad Arolsen

    10:15

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

    (siehe Ankündigung vor Ort)
    Kaffeepause

    11:00

    Mycorrhiza - Advantages of symbiosis in dry conditions
    and nutrient deficiency

    Dr. Jürgen Kutscheidt, „Sachverständigenbüro Der gesunde Baum !?“, Krefeld und St. Tönisvorst

    11:45

    Root development of trees by container cultivation

    Dr. Axel Schneidewind, Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Gartenbau, Quedlinburg

    Moderation: Prof.Dr. Dirk Dujesiefken, Forum Baumpflege
    12:15

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

    Discussion with the authors
    Lunch break

    13:30

    Possibilities in dealing with de-icing salts on street trees

    Martin Schreiner, Pflanzenschutzamt Berlin

    14:15

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

    (siehe Ankündigung vor Ort)
    Kaffeepause

    15:00

    Crowns of young city trees as a species-rich habitat - A study from the "Stadtgrün 2021" project

    Dr. Dieter Mahsberg, Institut für Tierökologie und Tropenbiologie, Universität Würzburg

    15:30

    Species-rich avenues with uncovered root zone promote urban insect diversity

    Dr. Susanne Böll, LWG, Veitshöchheim

    16:00

    Closing discussion

    16:15

    Have a save trip back home

    See you next year 04.-06. May 2021

    Tree Climbing Forum
    A deeper look at climbing techniques

    08:00

    Begin of trade show and ArborArt

    09:15

    Which factors determine how ascenders and descenders perform on rope?

    Richard Delaney, RopeLab, Katoomba, AU

    10:45

    Practical presentations in the trade show hall and outside area

    Coffee break

    11:30

    Naked Arborist Part Deux, Further Understanding of Arborist Biomechanics

    Alex Laver, Tree Logic, Great Dunham, UK

    12:15

    Weak links in chainsaw lanyards: do the products perform as intended?

    Christian „Puk“ Kruck, die Baumläufer, ropeworks, Tübingen

    Tree Climbing Forum - A deeper look at climbing techniques

    13:00

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

    Discussion with the authors
    Lunch break

    14:15

    Tree underground, vital parts are invisible to the eye

    Stefan Artmann, Klettermaxe, Uedem

    15:00

    Communication? Anybody can do that! A theatre around communication.

    Gregor Hansch, Baumpflege, Berlin
    Florim Ajda, arbres et partenaires Sàrl, Chexbres, CH

    15:45

    Closing discussion

    16:15

    Have a save trip back home

    See you next year 04.-06. May 2021

    in German with English translation in English with German translation
  • Scientific Poster Presentations

    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.


    Ahorn-Rußrindenkrankheit: Untersuchungen zur Epidemiologie von Cryptostroma corticale
    Dr. Nicole Burgdorf, Ulrich Skatulla, Ludwig Straßer, LWF, Freising
    Lisa Härtl Studentin HSWT, Freising

    Möglichkeiten des Monitorings zum Mistelbefall von Laubbäumen in urbanen Parkanlagen mit UAV-Technologie
    Kathrin Heiter, Studentin HSWT, Freising
    Porf. Dr. Ewald Endres, HSWT, Freising
    Michael Degle, Jost Albert, BSV, Bayern
    Dr. Hans-Joachim Klemmt, LWF, Freising

    Eignung von Messwerten des physiologischen Zustandes von Blättern zur Beurteilung der Vitalität alter Bäume am Beispiel Rot-Buche und Berg-Ahorn
    Jan Miguel Tausendfreund, HAWK, Göttingen
    Prof. Dr. Steffen Rust, HAWK, Göttingen

    Können Watermarksensoren zur Bewässerungssteuerung eingesetzt werden?
    Johannes Hertzler, HAWK, Göttingen
    Prof Dr. Steffen Rust, HAWK, Göttingen

    Eschentriebsterben: Kronenzustand von erkrankten Eschen in Abhängigkeit von Standort und Stammfußsymptomen
    Christoph Hötte, Master-Student Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
    Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen

    Der Asiatische Eschenprachtkäfer Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) weiter auf dem Vormarsch
    Dr. Björn Hoppe, Dr. Gritta Schrader, JKI, Braunschweig
    Dr. Thomas Schröder, BMEL, Bonn

    Komplexschäden an Juglans in Süddeutschland unter Beteiligung des Pilzes Juglanconis juglandina
    Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen
    Oliver Gaiser, BSB-Gaiser, Weinstadt

    Triebschäden an Mammutbaum (Sequoiadendron giganteum) durch Neofusicoccum parvum erstmals in Deutschland nachgewiesen
    Prof. Dr. Rolf Kehr, HAWK, Göttingen
    Dr. Jörg Grüner, FVA -Waldschutz, Freiburg
    Prof. Dr. Cassian Schmidt, HS Geisenheim

    Versiegelung und Konkurrenz als wachstums- und vitalitätsbeeinflussende Faktoren an den Beuys-Eichen in Kassel
    Daniel Schmidt, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Gaertig, HAWK, Göttingen

    Neozoische Wanzenarten an Park- und Waldbäumen in Deutschland
    Olaf Schmidt, LWF, Freising

    Tierische Schädlinge an der Edelkastanie (Castanea sativa)
    Olaf Schmidt, LWF, Freising

    Biotische Schäden an Baumhasel (Corylus colurna) – eine aktuelle Einschätzung
    Olaf Schmidt, LWF, Freising

    Der Bronzefarbene Birkenprachtkäfer Agrilus anxius (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) und sein Risiko für europäische Birken
    Dr. Gitta Schrader, JKI, Braunschweig
    Dr. Thomas Schröder, BMEL, Bonn
    Dr. Björn Hoppe, JKI, Braunschweig

    Der Kiefernholznematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus – Eine Gefahr auch für deutsche Kiefern?
    Dr. Thomas Schröder, BMEL, Bonn
    Dr. Björn Hoppe, Dr. Gritta Schrader, JKI, Braunschweig

    Erhebungen zur Ausbreitung der Sibirischen Seidenmotte (Dendrolimus sibiricus) in der EU
    Dr. Anne Wilstermann, Dr. Gritta Schrader; JKI, Braunschweig