SAG tree statics summer lecture day in Trieste, Italy. 21st of July 2022

In the course of the SAG Summer School 2022 in Trieste, a public conference will take place on Thursday, 21st of July 2022. There, lectures on some topics of the Summer School will be held. SAG members and the well-known experts invited to the Summer School will present important results of their research and practical work to a greater international public.

The full program: (PDF-Version: )

Language of the conference: English – Italian (simultaneous translation from English) Admission: € 100,- per person

Venue: MIB Trieste School of Management Largo Caduti di Nassiriya 1, Trieste

08:30 opening

SECTION 1: Research
09.00 – 9.15 welcome, introduction
09.15 – 10.00 Prof. Dr. Francesco Ferrini, University of Florence: Urban forestry
10.00 – 10.45 Prof. Dr. Steffen Rust, HAWK Göttingen, Germany: Recent results from research on the pulling test method
10.45 – 11.00 Questions & Answers
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break and networking
11.30 – 12.15 Prof. Dr. Karl Niklas, Cornell University: What we still do not know about Tree Biomechanics
12.15 – 12.30 Questions & Answers
12.30 – 14.00 Break – Lunchtime

SECTION 2: Applications
14.00 – 14.30 Philip van Wassenaer, consultant at Urban Forest Innovations, member of SAG: Tomography on Redwoods in the Western USA
14.30 – 15.00 Andreas Wüstenhagen, board member of SAG Baumstatik & consultant: Supporting habitat trees with Carbon exoskeletons
15.00 – 15.30 Andreas Detter, Chairman of SAG Baumstatik, consultant at TreeConsult, Brudi and Partner: Lessons learnt from pulling tests for visual tree assessment
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break and networking
16.00 – 16.30 Case studies from SAG members (names to be confirmed)
16.30 – 17.00 Paul Muir, consultant at Treework Environmental Practice, UK, member of SAG: The new SAG Pulling Test Standards
17.00 – 17.30 Questions & Answers, closure and goodbye

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