Parks Program


Wednesday 20 October 2021

PARKS STREAM
VAFA Headquarters, Elsternwick

PARKS STREAM
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8.00am
Registration

8.30am
Welcome

8.40 - 9.10am
The redevelopment of Elsternwick Park No.1 Oval, which included a new pavilion and the reconstruction of the ground, and incorporates a natural turf monitoring system for the ground.

Sara Townsend, Bayside City Council
Grant Greenway, ETP TURF

ABSTRACT

9.10 - 10.00am
What are the 10 main differences between C4 (warm season turf grasses) and C3 (cool season turf grasses.

Dr Phillip Ford, Melbourne Polytechnic

ABSTRACT

10.00 - 10.30am
Biological nutrient extraction for restoration of stressed lakes and wetlands .

Bill Dhaliwal, Greendrop Solutions

ABSTRACT

10.30am
MORNING TEA

11.00 - 11.40am
PANEL SESSION
Different models and learnings in delivering sports field infrastructure

Stephen McKay
, City of Whittlesea
Danny Edmunds, City of Casey
Mark Doyle, City of Hume

ABSTRACT

11.40am - 12.10pm
Key tools to provide best practice in the management of AAMI Park and surrounding grounds

Peter Frewin, Syngenta
Justin Lang, AAMI Stadium

ABSTRACT

12.10 - 1.00pm
PANEL SESSION
What is hybrid turf - and what does it do?
Session includes demonstration of stitching machine

Jim Porter, ETP Turf
Erik Kinlon, HG Turf
Andrew Lefebvre, Citywide

ABSTRACT

1.00 - 1.10pm
The SISGrass Universal Machine
Overview of the machine and demonstration on Elsternwick Park Oval

Erik Kinlon, HG Turf

1.10pm
LUNCH

2.00 - 2.30pm
Let's focus on performance/ making the most of our time in the sun

Jayson Kelly, Xyst

ABSTRACT

2.30 - 3.00pm
Green Shoots - connecting community with nature

Anna Mezzetti, Monash City Council

ABSTRACT

3.00 - 3.30pm
TBC


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