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.
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 here. Traders, 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