THE 2010 ATTA/ForestWorks/FIAPS workshop will be held in Hobart from 26-29 July.
Like last year, the workshop program for 2010 has been combined with the ForestWorks and FIAPS annual conference so attendees will be able to get the most out of their time away from normal work schedules. As always, the three-day program will be packed with presentations, mini-workshops, assessment validation sessions and other items designed to keep trainers and assessors informed about the latest developments in the industry.
This year there will be an optional Day 4 event for people who wish to stay on for a ‘hands-on’ validation session of training and assessing techniques. The two options are:
• tree felling workshop at a nearby harvesting coupe
• hardwood grading workshop at a nearby sawmill.
Everyone is welcome to come to one or the other of these sessions, either as an active participant or observer. All equipment will be provided, but you will need to bring your own PPE. You will also need to pay an additional $50 to cover transport costs to and from the site.
The main conference venue is the Mercure Hotel, 156 Bathurst St, Hobart. Angela Cooper (contact person at the Mercure) has organised special room rates for workshop attendees, so make sure you mention it to the staff when you book your accommodation. The cost of a ‘superior’ room will be $99 per night.
For more information about the workshop details, please email: [email protected]