11 June, 2018
International Forest Engineering Summer School 2018
| The stunning view from Carmel down onto Victoria Bay
|Delegates carrying out group work during the course
CMO Presents the third "International Forest Engineering Summer School"
from 19 November to 07 December 2018. It is being held at the beautiful Carmel
Estate outside of George, overlooking Victoria Bay. The Summer School focusses
on the holistic management of all forest engineering operations (harvesting,
roading and timber transport).
targets high potential practitioners
(forest managers/experts and contractors), researchers, academics, and staff
employed by equipment manufacturers, from all over the world. The
course is aimed at young professionals that are developing in their careers but
have already obtained some exposure to forest engineering aspects. More
experienced practitioners and young graduates will however also obtain good
will leave the course enriched and competent in understanding and being able to
apply the principles of successfully managing the full forest engineering
work cycle. The course not
only teaches all aspects of the forest engineering value chain, but also leaves
the participant with a set of tools to apply in his/her work
environment. The learning environment is such that
the team dynamics and interaction all contribute to the learning experience.
The CMO simulators are also set up in the course venue and delegates have free
access to the simulators at all times.
This third FE Summer School has been adapted to include all valuable
comments from previous participants:
Inclusion of technology-based solutions
- every delegate is issued with a tablet loaded with software that will be used
throughout the course.
Including semi-mechanised and motor
The three week course will start with delegates arriving on Sunday 18
November and depart at the earliest from on Friday 07 December. High impact
guest lectures will be covering certain pertinent course components. The course
costs includes all presentations, excursions, accommodation, meals, stationery,
tablets and airport transfers, but excludes transport to George. For more
information, please contact Andrew McEwan (083 6765668 and firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Michal Brink (082 4479477 and email@example.com). A
special early bird registration discount is available until 31 July 2018.
|Team building activities included kloofing
|Visits to professional harvesting operations are conducted by specialist machine operator trainers