Saturday 27th March 2021
Timetable for Lectures, Drop In Sessions and Any Questions
09.45 Lecture 1. Paul O’Brien
President of FIBKA
“Beekeeping in Ireland during Covid-19”
10.45 Lecture 2. Dr. Laura Jones
“Investigating the foraging preferences of honeybees using DNA Metabarcoding”
13.30 Lecture 3. Professor Stephen Martin
“Understand the Evolution of natural Varroa -Tolerance mechanisms in various beekeeping populations.”
15.00 Any Questions
With our panel of experts:-
Frank Gellatly- Regional Bee inspector,
Joyce Nisbet- Honey Judge,
Wally Shaw- WBKA Technical Officer,
Kirsty Williams- Native British Beekeeper.
10.15 – 11.00 Drop-In Session 1.
Meet the WBKA Team with a couple of our Trustees to discuss how the charity can further help to support bees and beekeeping.
11.45 – 12.45 Drop-In Session 2.
Practical Assessments with the Exams Officers
Caroline Mullinex, Nicola Oulton and assessors.
12.45 – 13.30 Drop-In Session 3.
Meet the WBKA Team with more of our Trustees to discuss how the charity can further help to support bees and beekeeping.