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National Bat Conference

The conference will be held at the University of York, 2nd - 4th September 2016.

Programme

The programme is now confirmed! 

We are pleased to annouce this years plenary speaker is Dr Christian Voigt, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, and will be presenting his talk on 'Moving the distance: Bat migration across anthropogenic landscapes'.

There are lots more of exciting talks including: bat behaviour, wind turbines, current research topics and bat crime.  The workshops will cover a wide range of topics including: monitoring software, policies and guidelines, bat handling and bat ID.  

To see the programme in full, please click here.

Bookings

Bookings for the National Bat Conference 2016 are now open!  To book your place please click here.  Bookings will close on Monday 15 August 2016 so make sure you book your place soon!

National Bat Conference (BCT/Peter Chrome)

Sponsorship

There are lots of exciting sponsorship opportunities, please click here to see the various ways you can support the conference or take an exhition stand.

BCT is very pleased to have the following sponsors for the National Bat Conference 2016

Major Sponsor with Drinks Reception: Wildlife Acoustics Wildlife Acoutics
Major Sponsor: Elekon
Tea and Coffee Sponsor: Pettersson Elektronik   Pettersson Elektronik

 

Awards

During the conference programme we will also present two awards: 

  • The Vincent Weir Scientific Award - This is awarded annually to a student at a UK-based institution who has made a significant contribution to research on the conservation biology of bats.
  • The Pete Guest Award - This award goes to an individual who has made an outstanding practical contribution to bat conservation.

 

Previous Conferences

  • 2015 Abstracts - abstracts of talks given at the 2015 National Bat Conference
  • 2014 Abstracts - abstracts of talks given at the 2014 National Bat Conference
  • 2013 Abstracts - abstracts of talks given at the 2013 National Bat Conference
  • 2012 Abstracts - abstracts of talks given at the 2012 National Bat Conference
  • 2011 Abstracts - abstracts of talks given at the 2011 National Bat Conference
  • 2010 Abstracts - abstract of talks given at the 2010 National Bat Conference
    2009 Abstracts - abstract of talks given at the 2009 National Bat Conference

 

Find out more


Details of the Annual Bat Workers Forum

Information about the Pete Guest Award

 


 

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