"Beekeeping from antiquity until today: historical findings and current issues"

When Oct 09, 2014 11:00 AM to Oct 11, 2014 02:00 PM (Etc/GMT+2 )
Where Syros island
City Ermoupoli
Country Greece
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Contact Phone +30 22810 82346 (ext. 105)
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The Cyclades Chamber and the Hellenic Insistute of Apiculture (Hellenic Agricultural Organization ELGO 'Demeter' in collaboration with the Eva Crane Trust organize a symposium on "Beekeeping from antiquity until today: historical findings and current issues" on the  9 th, 10 th  and 11th of October in Ermoupoli Syros in the Cyclades Chamber Conference Hall & local offices of the Chamber on the islands Andros, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Tinos.

The main objective of the symposium is to present the findings related to the history of beekeeping in Greece and the Mediterranean, share experiences on the use of local honeybee breeds and have a broad discussion on current practical beekeeping issues such as proper and effective disease prevention and management.

The programme of the Symposium includes:

• Beekeping practice throughout the centuries (Session 1)

• Local bee breeds, their characteristics and maintenance (Session 2)

• Beekeeping practice  - problems – Apiculture growth opportunities (Roundtable)



Invitation Beekeeping Symposium Syros_26.9.2014_eng.pdf
Beekeeping SymposiumSYROS_Programme English 22.9.2014.pdf