This residential workshop congress is geared towards the professional horticulturist, landscape designer, landscape architect, designer, architect, parks and botanic gardens manager/staff, education provider, town planner, environmental officer, nursery manager, horticultural media and the very keen gardener. The congress includes hands on workshops, horticultural site visit to the Mt-Coot-Tha Botanic Gardens and moderated presentations.
Theme – ‘Concentrating on natural/biological methodologies in scaping our soil for plants, choosing plants and ‘assessing and mentoring’ our plant’s health’. Concepts will not be restricted to urban aesthetic gardens, but include native bushland, production, urban farming and address selection of geographical and climatic regions .
Accommodation is available on-site for very reasonable cost and all meals can be covered in package. You may to choose to live in for the 3 day residential at Riverglenn Conference Centre, Situated on the banks of the Brisbane River, Indooroopilly, it is conveniently located to Brisbane CBD -10 minutes by train, bus or you can enjoy a stroll along the Brisbane River to Southbank and Roma St Parklands. GOOD VALUED PACKAGES AVAILABLE _ See below.
DON BURKE OAM, FAIH – horticultural researcher, gardening and media personality
GRAEME SAIT – CEO of Nutri-Tech Solutions, international speaker on biological production and plant nutrition
MARK PAUL MAIH, RH – Australian Horticulturist of the Year 2012, Sydney-based green wall expert
ARNO KING FAIH, RH – Australian Horticulturist of the Year 2011, landscape architect, international educator, horticultural media
ANNETTE IRISH FAIH, RH – Managing Director AIMS Pty Ltd, President AIH, Senior horticultural consultant and international educator
Plus other leading AIH specialist members
POST CONGRESS EVENTS 5 CPD points
25th October Friday morning workshop – ‘Dealing with Difficult Situations in the Horticulture Industry’ presented by Serge Loode leading international peace and mediation specialist and lecturer , based in Brisbane.
AIH AWARDS DINNER Friday October 25th 2013 7 pm, 2 CPD points
Don Burke, MC. Tickets $99.00 per person. Share the night with the recipients of Australia’s highest horticultural awards and network with other horties and friends.
AIH awards dinner at same venue, fabulous a la carte dining overlooking remnant forests, then stroll along the Brisbane River to enjoy the October evening air.