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BALI South Thames Soils Masterclass and AGM 2020

BALI Regional Event

Venue:
Merrist Wood College
Date:
28 Jan 2020
Location:
Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 3PE
Opening times:
10am-3pm

BALI's South Thames regional committee invites BALI members to its 2020 AGM including an exclusive talk by soil scientist Tim O'Hare who will be providing advice on what contractors need to know when handling, importing and using soils on-site. The event is sponsored by Bourne Amenity who will also be providing a talk about manufactured soils.

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Sponsored by BALI Registered Affiliate Bourne Amenity, the event will proceed with an exclusive talk by soil scientist Tim O'Hare of Tim O'Hare Associates who will be giving advice on what contractors need to know when handling importing and using soils on-site followed by a talk by Andrew Wetherell of Bourne Amenity. The event will finish with the formal AGM where members can cast their votes and receive important updates on both national and regional activities. The AGM can be attended free of charge by members only if they wish.

Tim O'hare of Tim O'Hare Associates will discuss a range of topics covering: 

  • Basic principles of landscape soils
  • Tree pits - soil types, depths and drainage considerations
  • Soil compaction - causes, impacts and solutions
  • Soils for Podium landscapes 
  • The Topsoil market - natural, manufactured, waste
  • British standard for topsoil 

This will be followed by a question and answer session and Tim will be on hand throughout to answer individual questions. Delegates will all receive a copy of the presentation in note form to keep.

Andrew Wetherell of Bourne Amenity will discuss what contractors should look for (and avoid) when purchasing manufactured soils and will display marketing material on a range of products. 

agenda

10:00am – Registration & Event welcome
10:15am – Tim O’Hare, Tim O’Hare Associates presentation
12:00pm – Lunch
12:45pm – Tim O’Hare, Tim O’Hare Associates presentation
2:30pm – Bourne Amenity
3:00pm – Soils masterclass event close/ Refreshments & guests to arrive for South Thames AGM
3:30pm – AGM and Wayne Grills, Chief Executive, BALI update

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The booking form has now closed for this event. 

Member price is £60.00 (incl VAT) and non-member price £72.00 (incl VAT). For any questions please contact Regional Support Officer Shinade Kaur using the contact details below. Please note BALI members that wish to attend the AGM only are welcome to attend free of charge, but confirmation of attendance will be required, contact Regional Support Officer Shinade Kaur using the contact details below to book your free space.

Image credit: BALI Registered Affiliate member Tim O'Hare Associates

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