Inaugural NIHBS Conference November 2013

The first NIHBS Annual Conference will take place in Athlone on Sunday 10th November.

Venue: The Athlone Springs Hotel

Conference will be launched by Ella McSweeney from RTE 1 programme ‘Ear to the Ground’

08.00    Registration Opens

09.00   Conference Launch

9.30 -10.30    Dr. Romee van der Zee: Can A.m.mellifera, on the Dutch island Texel survive Varroa without Control?

10.30-11.00   Mr. Dara Scott: New Breeding Programme to Protect the Native Irish Honey Bee

11.00 – 11.30    Tea break

11.30 – 12 .30    Prof. Dr. Robert Paxton: Hybridisation

12.30 – 13.30    Lunch

13.30 – 14.30   Dr. Romee van der Zee: Trends in International colony winter losses 2008-2013

14.30 – 15.00    Dr. Eoghan Mac Giolla Coda: Evaluating and Selecting Stocks for Breeding

15.00 – 15.15    Tea Break

15.15 – 15.45    Mr. Jonathan Getty: Setting up a Queen Rearing Group

15.45 –  17.00    Question and Answers with Panel Forum.

Admission Fees

Conference fee: Members €20.00  

Conference fee: Non-members €30.00 

Conference fee: Membership & Conference €40.00 

Traders/Suppliers will be in attendance on the day, Further information click hereTraders, have requested that in the interest of having adequate stock on the day, that members pre order for delivery.

Booking is advised as places are limited

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