9 February, 2016
The 27th Annual TPCP-CTHB
Symposium Draws near!
Dates: 16-18 May 2016
Venue: FABI, University of
The annual meeting of the Tree
Protection Co-operative Programme (TPCP)
Centre of Excellence in Tree Health Biotechnology (CTHB) is rapidly drawing closer. The event, which
has become one of the most important for a relating to
forest tree health in South Africa, will again be held in
mid May (Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th). The main TPCP
Symposium will be on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th with
satellite meetings, lab and facility visits and a meeting of
the Core Team Members of the CTHB will be held on Monday
16th - with all welcome to attend these events.
As has been the case in the past, the
27th annual meeting of the TPCP will focus on key
issues relating to forest tree health in South Africa.
Importantly, the meeting will again seek to provide feedback
to forest industry and other stakeholders on
programmes focused on dealing with threatening pest and
disease problems following an integrated pest management
approach. This year, we will again have the opportunity to
learn from colleagues in other parts of the world and to
‘benchmark' TPCP work internationally. Internationally
recognized tree health specialists who will present talks
include, amongst others:
We look forward to welcoming you in
Pretoria and once again to use this opportunity to exchange
ideas and to further the important goal of "KEEPING TREES
HEALTHY". Please do not hesitate to contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you require any advice regarding this
important event. A preliminary programme and registration
forms will be distributed soon.