Continue to Learn Schedule

Continue to Learn at BTME 2020

When: Sunday 19 - Wednesday 22 January 2020

Where: Queen's Suite, Harrogate Convention Centre

Additional venues will also be used. Delegates will be advised of the location of their booked events

M = Member Rate

NM = Non Member Rate

Download the Continue to Learn 2020 Brochure and Quick Guide here

Sunday 19th January
09.30 - 17.30 Basic Golf Mechanics Bookings Closed
09.30 - 17.30 Developing a Machinery Training Plan Bookings Closed
09.30 - 17.15 GCMA - Principles of Golf Club Management Contact GCMA
09.30 - 13.00 Identifying and Managing Turf Diseases Bookings Closed
09.30 - 17.30 Irrigation Design and Auditing Bookings Closed
09.30 - 13.00 Managing Negativity Bookings Closed
09.30 - 17.30 Mathematics for Modern Greenkeeping Bookings Closed
09.30 - 17.30 Nutrient and Biological Soil Strategies for Disease Prevention Bookings Closed
09.30 - 17.30 Renovating Your Golf Course Bookings Closed
09.30 - 13.00 Soil Food Web: Principles and Practice Bookings Closed
09.30 - 17.30 Writing Reports and Proposals That Deliver Results Bookings Closed
14.00 - 17.30 Compost and Compost Extracts Bookings Closed
14.00 - 17.30 Negotiation Skills Bookings Closed
14.00 - 17.30 Writing a Golf Course Policy Document Bookings Closed
Monday 20th January
09.00 - 17.00 Basic Golf Mechanics Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 Budgeting, Planning and Financial Controls Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 Building a Fertiliser Plan for Beginners Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 Irrigation Design and Auditing Day Two
09.00 - 12.30 Optimising Turf Nutrition Bookings Closed
09.00 - 12.30 Putting the Praise into Appraisals Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 Surveying Trees, Assessing Risks (IOSH) Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 The Brilliant Manager Bookings Closed
09.00 - 12.30 The Turfgrass Plant Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 Turf Managers Conference Bookings Closed
09.00 - 12.30 Understanding and Using Pumps Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 Understanding the Maintenance and Management of Your Irrigation System Bookings Closed
09.00 - 17.00 Understanding Your Cutting Units Bookings Closed
13.30 - 17.00 Drainage: Design and Installation Bookings Closed
13.30 - 17.00 How to Develop, Present and Sell New Ideas Bookings Closed
13.30 - 17.00 Negotiating Golf Club Politics Bookings Closed
Tuesday 21st January
08.30 - 16.00 GCMA - Principles of Golf Club Management Day Two
09.25 - 11.25 Considerations for Your Sustainable Future in Golf Bookings Closed
09.30 - 13.00 Deputies' Conference Bookings Closed
09.25 - 11.25 Developing and Using Positive Communication Skills Bookings Closed
09.30 - 12.30 Everything You Wanted to Know About Soil Wetters But Were Afraid to Ask Bookings Closed
09.30 - 12.30 So You Want to Be Promoted Bookings Closed
10.00 - 10.45 Seminar 1 - The Benefits of Physical Soil Analysis Bookings Closed
10.15 - 11.15 Seminar 2 - The Potential and Varied Benefits of Soil Microbial Management Bookings Closed
11.15 - 12.00 Seminar 3 - Pesticide 2020 and Beyond Bookings Closed
11.35 - 12.35 Seminar 4 - Maximising Putting Green Performance With Data Collection Bookings Closed
11.15 - 12.15 Volunteering - A Tool for Career Development Bookings Closed
12.30 - 13.15 Seminar 5 - Future Advancements in Mowing Technology Bookings Closed
12.35 - 13.35 The Importance of Understanding That Golf is a Business Bookings Closed
12.10 - 14.10 Understanding the Ecology Behind the Disturbance Theory Bookings Closed
13.30 - 16.30 Developing an Innovative Greenkeeping Team Bookings Closed
13.30 - 16.30 Integrated Pest Management Bookings Closed
13.05 - 14.05 Seminar 6 - Disease Suppression Without Fungicides, Can It Be Done? Bookings Closed
13.45 - 14.30 Seminar 7 - Foliar Feeding and Use of Plant Elicitors in the Turf Industry Today Bookings Closed
14.15 - 15.30 BIGGA AGM FREE - Members Only
14.45 - 16.45 OnCourse for Sustainability and GEO Certification Bookings Closed
14.00 - 16.00 R&A Scholars Meeting Invite Only
14.25 - 15.25 Seminar 8 - Chemical Free Greenkeeping Amongst 2,400 Deer Bookings Closed
14.45 - 16.45 Thinking on the Spot Bookings Closed
14.00 - 15.00 Writing a Three Year Strategic Plan for Your Golf Course Bookings Closed
15.30 - 16.30 A Club's Perspective On Appointing A Course Manager Bookings Closed
15.45 - 16.45 Seminar 10 - Roots -The Holy Grail...How to Get Them and Keep Them! Bookings Closed
15.00 - 15.45 Seminar 9 - How Biostimulants Can Form Part of an Integrated Pest Management Programme Bookings Closed
16.00 - 16.45 Seminar 11 - Life Without Propiconazole Bookings Closed
17.00 - 18.30 Welcome Celebration FREE - TURN UP ON THE DAY - ALL WELCOME
Wednesday 22nd January
06.30 - 07.15 BTME Early Bird Running Crew FREE
08.15 - 09.15 BTME Breakfast Club FREE - TURN UP ON THE DAY - ALL WELCOME
09.25 - 11.25 Criticising and Correcting People at Work Bookings Closed
09.30 - 12.30 Drought - Doesn't Have to Mean a Brown Course! Bookings Closed
09.30 - 12.30 Excel - Tips and Tricks Bookings Closed
09.30 - 12.30 Practical Photography - Golf Course Landscapes Bookings Closed
09.30 - 12.30 Soils and Water Management Bookings Closed
09.45 - 12.50 Young Greenkeepers' Conference Bookings Closed
10.25 - 11.25 5 Stage Greenkeeping Management Philosophy Bookings Closed
10.00 - 10.45 Seminar 12 - How to Maximise the Benefits of Bio Stimulant Applications Bookings Closed
10.15 - 11.15 Seminar 13 - Turf Management - Thinking Outside the Box Bookings Closed
11.15 - 12.00 Seminar 14 - Light and Shade Bookings Closed
11.35 - 12.35 Seminar 15 - R&A 2030 - Bringing an Initiative to Life Bookings Closed
12.10 - 14.10 Master Greenkeeper Certificate - Stages One and Two Bookings Closed
12.30 - 13.15 Seminar 16 - Components of Biostimulants - The Good, The Bad & The Make-Believe Bookings Closed
12.10 - 14.10 Stop Being So Nice! Bookings Closed
13.30 - 16.30 Creating Healthy Rootzones from USGA Specification to Reduce Disease, Fertiliser, Thatch and Water Use Bookings Closed
13.30 - 16.30 Excel - Charts Masterclass Bookings Closed
13.30 - 17.00 Golf Course Architecture and Management Forum Bookings Closed
13.05 - 14.05 Seminar 17 - Delivering Agronomy for Championship Golf Bookings Closed
13.45 - 14.30 Seminar 18 - Integrated Pest Management - A Summary of Five Years Successful Trial Work Managing Microdochium Nivale on Turf Grass Bookings Closed
13.30 - 16.30 Water Efficiency: Making Every Drop Count, Save Water & Save Money! Bookings Closed
14.45 - 16.45 Doing Well at Job Interviews Bookings Closed
14.45 - 16.45 Master Greenkeeper Certificate - Stage Three Bookings Closed
14.25 - 15.25 Seminar 19 - Developments in Ecology and Environmental Management Bookings Closed
15.00 - 15.45 Seminar 20 - Understanding Your Irrigation System Bookings Closed