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Scottish Bat Workers Conference

Scottish Bat Worker's Conference

17 November 2018

New Venue - The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, AB12 3LF

Bookings now open 

Book your place here

The Scottish Bat Conference is open to anyone with an interest in bats.  Attending the conference is a great way to update your bat knowledge, practical skills and to network. 



Registration opens at 9:30 and the event closes at 16:30. Talks start at 10:00.

Provisional Programme

The programme is being finalised but talks will include;  

  • Opening and Welcome, Liz Ferrell, BCT
  • An update on the work of BCT, Carol Williams
  • Updates from Scottish bat groups


Workshops last up to 90 minutes. Delegates will be able to choose one option from the following:

  • Advanced Sound Analysis
  • Bats and Licensing - all you ever wanted to know but were too afraid to ask...
  • BCT's "Bearing Witness for Wildlife" project - A Scottish Perspective 
  • Encouraging bats and other wildlife into gardens and green spaces
  • Safeguarding for bat groups
  • Surveying bats in buildings
  • Using Audiomoth recorders for static bat surveys

 Book your place now!

2018 Scottish Bat Worker's Conference sponsored by:


Cancellations: BCT are only able to offer a  partial refund (£35/£40)  for cancellations made before 1st November. Regrettably we are unable to provide a refund if cancellations are made on or after this date.

Further information

If you have any questions about this conference or future conferences please contact Liz Ferrell, telephone 01786 822 107 or email


Contact Naomi Webster, Training and Conferences Manager regarding exhibiting at the conference in the future. Email or phone 020 7820 7169.


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