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.


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