National Recording Schemes and Societies – celebrating the past, looking to the future

Location:
Lancaster University
Starts:
Thu, 12th May 2016 09:00
Ends:
Fri, 13th May 2016 17:00

The NFBR conference and AGM will be held at Lancaster University on the 12th and 13th May on the theme of “National Recording Schemes and Societies – celebrating the past, looking to the future”.

The conference is being organised in partnership with the Biological Records Centre.  It will be a celebration of the work of national recording schemes and societies and will consist of presentations, quickfire talks, discussion workshops and technical demonstrations.  It will be followed by a field trip to the Forest of Bowland AONB on the 14th May.

Celebrating achievements

The conference will celebrate the achievements of NSS and help to build on these achievements in future by:

·         Highlighting the crucial and evolving role of volunteer-led NSS in UK biological recording

·         Raising awareness of resources and opportunities available to NSS and their volunteer recorders

·         Facilitating collaboration between NSS and other partners on local and national scales to achieve common goals

The conference will consist of presentations, speed talks, a poster exhibition and discussion workshops.  If you would be interested in giving a talk, chairing a workshop or presenting a poster, please contact Graham Walley

More information on the programme can be found here 

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