ANNOUNCEMENT: COLOSS ‘Beekeeping’ (= ‘B-RAP’) Core Project, Workshop in Copenhagen 10. -11. June 2015

When Jun 10, 2015 11:00 AM to Jun 11, 2015 04:00 PM (UTC )
Where Denmark
City Copenhagen
Country Denmark
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ANNOUNCEMENT: COLOSS ‘Beekeeping’ (= ‘B-RAP’) Core Project

Workshop in Copenhagen 10. (start 11.00) -11. June (end 16.00) 2015

Bridging bee Research And beekeeping Practice (in short: Bridging Research & Practice) = “B-RAP”.


Short: How to disseminate knowledge effectively from COLOSS to beekeepers?

The1st Core Project Meeting took place in Murcia, before the Eurbee Conference in 2014. Thirty delegates of the COLOSS Annual Conference, from 8 countries, attended the first meeting of the B-rap group. Lot of ideas and suggestions was discussed (for further information see: and the minutes:

The headline for the work in B-RAP is: How to disseminate knowledge from scientific work to the beekeepers.  We need to kick start the group, define the tasks we should work on in the future and prepare a workshop in Slovenia, where we can expect more participants. 

Some important issues to discuss

    1. How do we achieve knowledge transfer; two-way flow between beekeepers and scientists; importance of listening to listen to beekeepers‘ needs; translating science into an understandable format
    1. Defining needs and ideas for better dissemination in the future.
    1. Defining and give priorities to common projects in the nearest future.

Arrival and start
Start of workshop: 10th June 2015 11.00. End of workshop: 11th June 2015 16.00.

Venue: CAB-Inn, Scandinavia Hotel, Vodroffsvej 55, 1900 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen.

Accommodation: CAB-Inn, Scandinavia Hotel, Vodroffsvej 55, 1900 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen. Book hotel room cheaper on special formula (notice short time for reservation) otherwise book directly via internet: We will find restaurants for dinner and lunch.

The workshop is open to all members of COLOSS

To get there take the Metro directly from the airport. Further directions will be sent after registration.

Registration fee is 40 € (Payable at the Workshop Venue)

Limited travel reimbursement is available. Priority is given to those who make a presentation at the workshop. Eligibility of reimbursement of travel and free accommodation will be decided by the workshop organizers.

Abstract. Everyone should submit abstract due to potential reimbursement and proof of active participation (report to COLOSS) on the subject dissemination – good examples. Abstracts will appear in the workshop proceedings. We will supply you with a link for submitting abstract later.

Online registration:  (end of registration will be announced later)

The detailed program of the workshop, travel information, and accommodation details will be sent out to the participants after registration.

We are looking forward meeting you for fruitful discussions.

Flemming Vejsnæs, Preben Kristiansen, Annette Bruun Jensen


Invitation b-rap workshop copenhagen final version_09.05.2015.pdf
hotel reservation.pdf