Join us at the FREE-to-attend GMA-organised Amenity Forum Updating Event at Leicester City FC's Kind Power Stadium – from 9.45am-1pm on Thursday 12 March.
The educational event, supported by Advance Grass and Cub Cadet, will cover pesticide, herbicide, fungicide, insecticide and algaecide best practice for the control of pests and diseases.
A FREE pitch-side tour at the stadium has also been arranged for delegates after lunch.
The day’s itinerary includes:
09.45 - Registration – Tea/Coffee on arrival
10.15 - Welcome by an GMA representative and Professor John Moverley, chair of the Amenity Forum
10.20 - Amenity Forum Policy Update inc. the review of the National Action Plan and response to the 25-year Environmental Plan: Tracey Ware, HSE
10.40 - Change, challenge and opportunity in terms of amenity management - inc. a focus on current issues and update on how the sector needs to respond – introducing the Amenity Standard and the Forum (and sector) response to policy change and pressures upon the sector: Professor John Moverley
11.00 - Facilitated participative session - How should my organisation respond? What are the key challenges and opportunities? How can we communicate better with our public and stakeholders?
11.45 - Break
11.55 - Integrated Management in Practice - case studies on integrated management, planning, implementation and review: Dr Colin Mumford, Bayer
12.15 - Question Time session
12.40 - Presentation by the GMA and John Ledwidge (Head Groundsman, LCFC)
13.00 - Lunch and pitch-side tour