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Date
11.11.20 - 13.11.20
Start time
11.11.20 09:00
End time
13.11.20 17:00
Copthorne Hotel Slough-Windsor, Cippenham Lane, Slough, Berkshire SL1 2YE

A three day conference from the Association of Applied Biologists, the British Ecological Society and the Royal Entomological Society


Event outline

Pollinators play a vital role in maintaining both semi-natural and agricultural ecosystems and healthy populations bolster food security, livelihoods and social wellbeing. With evidence that many species of pollinators are in decline, their conservation and management is of great public, economic and political interest. As a result, the ecology and conservation of managed and wild pollinators is a rapidly growing field of research, alongside the study of their associated ecosystem services.

This conference aims to determine how we can shape farmed landscapes to make them resilient to future challenges such as climate change.

Delegates will explore the impact of agricultural practices at the farm and landscape scale on pollinator behaviour, ecology and the delivery of ecosystem services. Talks and discussions not only to share current best practices on the sustainable management of pollination services, but explore how novel innovations can create new opportunities and address future risks.

For more information on the topics covered at this event, and the invited speakers, please visit the event website.

Call for papers

If you wish to submit an abstract for this conference, please visit the event website. The deadline for submissions is 31st March 2020.

For any queries regarding abstract submission or poster and platform presentations, please contact Dr John Andrews at John@aab.org.uk

Contact

For event and booking queries, please contact Hussein Gherli at hussein@aab.org.uk