Monday, March 18, 2019


8,30 Registration of participants

9,00  Greetings from the authorities

We are trees
9,30 Presentation of Project 400, Raffaele Cavalli (University of Padua, CIRPAM)
10,00  Lectio magistralis: "Trees: form and substance", Francis Hallé (Université de Montpellier, FR)
10,45  Coffee break
11,15  "Arboriculture and society: trees as a tool of social control?”, John Parker (London Trees Officers Association)
12,00 Question time
12,30 Opening ceremony of the Project 400
13,30  Lunch break (buffet)

Stories of trees
14,45  "The Oklahoma City Survivor Tree: witness to tragedy, symbol of resilience", Mark Bays (Oklahoma Forestry Services, USA)
15,30  "Literary ecology: trees and territory in literature", Matteo Righetto

16,15  Coffee break

16,30 "Stories of men and trees", Matteo Melchiorre
17,15   Question time

17,45   Closure of the works

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

8,30 Registration of participants

Cultivating monumental trees

9,00  "The legislation for the protection of monumental trees in Italy", Angela Farina (Mipaaft)

9,30  "The importance of the quality of nursery material", Keith Sacre (Barcham Trees Plc, UK)

10,15  Coffee break

10,30  "Morpho-physiology to support good management, from new planting to the monumental tree", Giovanni Morelli (PAN srl, Spin-off of the University of Padova)

11,15 "Community policy for the management of monumental trees and forests", Kamil Witkos-Gnach (Instytut Drzewa, PL)

12,00  Question time
12,30 Lunch break (buffet)

13,30 Coach transfer to the Park of the National Museum of Villa Pisani, Stra (VE)

15,30-17,00 Parallel workshops on "Ecology, management and protection of the monumental tree"
17,00  Final considerations and closure of the works

In case of bad weather the afternoon session will take place in Villa Revedin-Bolasco.

Speeches will be in Italian or English according to the speaker, but only translation service in Italian is guaranteed.





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