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World Bee Day Weekend 2018 * May 18-20 * Slovenia

World Bee Day Weekend 2018 * May 18-20 * Slovenia

*** HOSTED BY: Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association *** Ministry of Agriculture *** World Bee Day Initiative ***…

Description

Dear beekeepers friends,

Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association’s Public Extension Service on Beekeeping in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food and Žirovnica Elementary School will organize a world conference on global challenges in beekeeping on Friday 18th May 2018.

The conference will be divided into eight thematic units covering the areas of beekeeping technology, the use, safety and quality of bee products, knowledge transfer, taking advantage of foraging sources of bees and promotional activities.

The conference aims at producing optimal and feasible solutions for eliminating the issues determined in beekeeping and setting short-term and long-term goals for the alleviation of the problems. Foreign and Slovenian beekeeping experts will participate at the conference. It will be moderated by SBA specialists.

Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association

Travel & Accommodation

Travel

Air transport from various parts of the world is possible to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport.

Other airports in the area are TriesteKlagenfurtGraz or Zagreb.

Transfer from Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport or other neighbouring airports and to the venues of the World Bee Day Weekend is possible using GoOpti. You can also use your own vehicle or public transportation to get near the venues.

Transfer can also be arranged and booked through ApiRoutes Travel Agency (info@apiroutes.com).

Accommodation

Accommodation in Slovenia can be arranged through:

Friday, May 18th

WORLD BEE CONFERENCE

Host

Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association

Topic

“Global Challenges in Beekeeping”

Registration

Please contact Barbara Dimc at barbara.dimc@czs.si

Fee

€7.50 (includes lunch and a World Bee Day badge)

Languages

Slovene and English (simultaneous interpretation)

Venue

Pod Stolom hall, Zabreznica 4, 4274 Žirovnica, Slovenia

Saturday, May 19th

INTERNATIONAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE

Host

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Slovenia

Topic

“Importance of bees and other pollinators for sustainable agriculture and food security”

Closed to the public.

Venue

Hotel Brdo, Predoslje 39, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia

Sunday, May 20th

WORLD BEE DAY CELEBRATIONS

Host

World Bee Day Initiative

Topic

“Gathering of Slovenian beekeepers”

Contact

info@visitzirovnica.si

Venue

Stol Equestrian Club, Žirovnica 59, 4274 Žirovnica, Slovenia