Keynote Speakers

Dr. Mike Richardson
Professor, Department of Horticulture –  University of Arkansas

Dr. Mike Richardson's main research focuses on cultural practices that impact cool- and warm-season turfgrass production in the transition zone. In addition, he has been actively involved with research to screen and develop new turfgrass for a wide range of turfgrass environments.


An engaging speaker, Mike's workshops and sessions are bound to be popular 

Lee Strutt
Golf Course Manager– Royal Automobile Club, UK

Lee Strutt is the ultimate Golf Course Manager.  He is a Master Greenkeeper with BIGGA, a Certified Golf Course Superintendent with GCSAA and a Master Superintendent with CGSA.  He is particularly passionate about greenkeeper education and is heavily involved in several of BIGGA's continuing professional development initiatives and is a mentor for the Future Turf Managers Initiative.


We can’t wait to have him in Australia as he is not only a dynamic inclusion to our conference programme, but will also be a great source of knowledge and information to all delegates.

Steve Herzberg
NRG Solutions

Steve Herzberg’s is regarded as one of Australia’s most dynamic business coaches and conference speakers because he takes the time to understand his audiences and pitches his content appropriately. 

His 2 x 3 hour management workshops titled Presenting with Confidence and High Performing teams will cover a number of personal development and management themes that will be invaluable in your workplace.

Dr Peter Boutsalis

The University of Adelaide








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