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14th COLOSS Conference 2018 * September 16-17 * Belgium

14th COLOSS Conference 2018 * September 16-17 * Belgium

*** HOSTED BY: COLOSS *** VENUE: Ghent University, Belgium *** Stay tuned for more information! ***…

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

VENUE

University of Ghent Auditoria
Karel Lodewijk Ledeganckstraat 35
9000 Gent
Belgium
Link

DATES

Start:
Sunday, September 16
End:
Monday, September 17
2018

HOSTED BY

DESCRIPTION

  • International meeting of COLOSS to provide an update on the network’s achievements and future directions, including meetings for COLOSS Core Projects and Task Forces.
  • Annual General Assembly Meeting
  • Focus on two new invasive species in Europe – small hive beetles, Aethina tumida and Asian hornets, Vespa velutina

This event is supported by :

 

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

Information about travel and accommodation can be found on the EURBEE website.

Please click here.

MAP

SCHEDULE – Saturday, September 15

Session 1 – COLOSS Executive Committee Meeting 1 (for Executive Committee members only)

19:00-20:30

Meeting of the COLOSS Executive Committee

SCHEDULE – Sunday, September 16

Session 2 – COLOSS General Assembly Meeting 1

07:45-08:30

Sign-in & coffee

08:30-08:35

Welcome by COLOSS President and Local Organizing Committee Chair

08:35-10:30

General Assembly Discussions

10:30-11:00

Break, with drinks & snacks

Session 3 – COLOSS Updates

11:00-12:30

COLOSS Core Project & Task Force updates annual achievements (3 CPs & 8 TFs; 8 mins. ea.)

12:30-14:00

Lunch (covered) & poster set-up

Session 4 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 1

14:00-16:00

1. Monitoring, 2. Survivors, 3. Vespa velutina

16:00-16:30

Break

Session 5 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 2

16:30-18:30

1. CSI Pollen, 2. B-RAP, 3. Bee Breeding

Session 6 – Posters & Social Dinner

18:30-20:00

Poster session with apéro

20:00-

Social dinner

SCHEDULE – Monday, September 17

Session 7 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 3

08:30-10:30

1. Varroa control, 2. APITOX, 3. Small Hive Beetle

10:30-10:45

Break, with drinks & snacks

Session 8 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 4

10:45-12:45

1. B-RAP, 2. Viruses, 3. Varroa Control

12:45-14:30

Lunch

Session 9 – Concurrent Discussion Groups 5

14:30-16:30

1. APITOX, 2. Monitoring, 3. Bee Breeding

16:30-16:45

Short break

Session 9 – COLOSS General Assembly Meeting 2

16:45-17:45

Updates from Core Projects & Task Force discussions

17:45-18:30

Final General Assembly discussions, plans & Farewell

Session 10 – Executive Committee Meeting 2 (for Executive Committee members only)

20:00-21:00

Debrief meeting of the COLOSS Executive Committee

This event is supported by :

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Registration is closed.

ORGANIZERS

Dirk de Graaf
Ghent University, Belgium (local organizer)
dirk.degraaf@ugent.be 32 9 264 8732
Maria Bouga
Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
mbouga@aua.gr
Asli Özkirim
Hacettepe University, Turkey
ozkirim@hacettepe.edu.tr
Geoff Williams
Auburn University, USA
williams@auburn.edu