Symposium 2018

Martin Warren
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The latest breakthroughs in the ecology and conservation of butterflies will be the theme of Butterfly Conservation’s eighth international symposium. The programme provides opportunities for Butterfly Conservation members to present talks or posters on practical conservation work and contributions will be welcomed. The symposium will end with a look at future challenges, including the impact of climate change.

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Clouded Yellow - Iain H Leach
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Guest speakers

We are excited to welcome Professor Vojtech Novotny of the Czech Academy of Sciences who will speak about the tropical diversity of moths and butterflies, rainforests and their survival. Other keynote speakers include Dr Martin Warren, recently retired BC Chief Executive whose talk will celebrate the 50 year history of the charity, Richard Fox, Professor Jane Hill and Dr Scott Hoffman Black.

University of Southampton
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The venue

The University of Southampton is centrally located on the magnificent South Coast.  Southampton has excellent road, rail and air links to the whole of the UK and Europe.

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If you have any general enquiries about the Symposium please email us