CUGE 9th Regional Arboriculture Seminar

The adoption of technology and digital web/mobile application ranging from tree data collection, inspection record, risk assessment, maintenance regime process, etc. has advanced tree care maintenance and operation throughout the years. The benefits brought forward through digitalisation are significant and has changed industry practices.  

Come and join us to learn other latest smart technologies or mobile applications that are available and how the digital tools and platforms further enhance the efficiency, productivity and professionalism in urban tree management.

Date & Time: 25 September 2019, 9am to 4pm

Venue: MND Auditorium, Level 6, Jem Office Tower

Address: 52 Jurong Gateway Road, Singapore 609690. Directions to venue


0930 - 0945

Welcome Address

0945 - 1020

A Collaborative Synergy between University, Government and Industry: Smart City Tree Management Project

Dr Charles Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Special Administrative Region, China PRC

1020 - 1050

Morning tea break

1050 - 1130

The Digital Urban Forest

Mr Ian Hanou, Plan-IT Geo, USA

1130 - 1200

Wind Load Prediction on Trees in Virtual Urban Landscape for Greenery Management

Dr Poh Hee Joo, A*Star, Singapore

1200 - 1230

Improving Defect Assessment Methods for Large Mature Trees

Mr Daniel Burcham, National Parks Board, Singapore

1230 - 1330

Lunch break

1330 - 1400

Tree Structural Model (TSM): A Tool in Continual Development

Dr Daryl Lee, National Parks Board, Singapore

1400 - 1430

Smart LiDAR Technology for Urban Tree Management

Mr Santosh Kanakappan, GPS Lands Pte Ltd, Singapore

1430 - 1500

ProofSafe: A Case Study in Integrating New Technologies to Improve Efficiency, Compliance and Profit

Mr Mark Cashmore, Treetec Pty Ltd, Australia

1500 - 1530

ProofSafe: User Experience

Mr Boo Ghim Yew, Arbsolutions Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore

  *Event schedule is subjected to changes. Click HERE for information on speakers’ profile and topic synopsis.

Who Should Attend

Arborists, Certified Arborists, Personnel who are involved in tree management and maintenance works

Professional Development Units

Professional Certification


ISA Certified Arborist


Certified Practising Horticulturist


Registration will close on 10 September 2019. All successful registrants will receive a confirmation e-mail.