Symposium 2018

Martin Warren


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 of future challenges, including the impact of climate change.

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Guest speakers

Guest speakers include Dr Martin Warren, recently retired BC Chief Executive whose talk will celebrate the 50 year history of the charity and Dr Scott Hoffman Black, Executive Director of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (USA) and Chair of the IUCN Butterfly Specialist Group who will discuss the status of common and widespread species in the USA. 

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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