Convention

Full house 2016 Lodge Hill
 

 

Annual Convention

A one day Beekeeping Convention is held annually at the beginning of the year.  It is intended to suit all abilities and as well as the main lectures there is a choice of seminars to attend.

This year's event was held on Saturday 25th February 2017 at Lodge Hill Centre, Watersfield, Pulborough, RH20 1LZ

 

The West Sussex Beekeepers’ Association was pleased to invite beekeepers and those interested in bees and beekeeping to the WSBKA Annual Convention.  The event was designed to suit beekeepers of all standards.  As well as the main lectures, the seminars offerd a choice of more specialised topics.  

Main Lectures:-

An Update on the DWV Story - Prof. Steve Martin

Bees, Pesticides & Politics - Prof. Dave Goulson

Use of Pollen in Forensic Science - Dr. Michael Keith-Lucas                                                       

In addition delegates had a choice of seminars, choosing one from each session:- 

Seminar Session 1 

1)   Chemical Communication in the Beehive – Prof. Steve Martin          

2)   Swarm Control – Daisy Day

3)   Trading Standards, Honey and Hive Products – Jo Walden                              

Seminar Session 2

4)   Saving our Bumblebees – Prof. Dave Goulson                             

5)   Successful Comb Change – Tom Moore  

6)   Remote Hive Monitoring – 'Arnia'Wilma Markellie 

     

Download the Speakers' Profiles here 

 

 NEXT YEAR'S CONVENTION WILL TAKE PLACE AT LODGE HILL ON
SATURDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2018
 
Contact Gordon Allan for further details on 01798 343470 or email wsbkaconvention@gmail.com 

 

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