Scandinavian Turf Producer Association convention (Norsk Gartnerforbund)
On 4-6 March 2015, the Scandinavian Turf Producer Association convention and meeting was held in Svalbard Norway. The study trip was hosted at Hotel Longyearbyen. Professor Roland von Bothmer (Senior Advisor at the Global Seed Vault Svalbard), gave out a presentation about the Svalbard global seed. Participants were also given a guided tour and information about the world’s northernmost satellite station; SvalSat. On the 6th of March, partner Østfold Gress, Mr Johnny Trandem gave out a presentation on Sodsat and the benefits that such a system can bring to turf growers across Europe. Mr Trandem distributed also SodSat leaflets and newsletters to interested parties.