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#1 2013-09-16 20:36:53

Judy Webb
Name: Judith Webb
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Forthcoming events of interest to Dipterists

Events for 2014:

3-8 August 2014, RES 10th European Congress of Entomology, York. See: http://www.royensoc.co.uk/meetings

10-15 August, 2014.  8th International Congress of Dipterology in Potsdam, Germany. See  congress website at www.icd8.org

15-19 August 2014, 'Introduction to Flies' Course, Wells Cathedral School. Contact Roger Morris (7 Vine Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, email: roger.morris@dsl.pipex.com

Autumn 2014 DF Autumn Field Meeting.  Possibly Sherwood Forest. At this stage, various ideas are under consideration and no final decision has been taken. Contact Roger Morris (7 Vine Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, email: roger.morris@dsl.pipex.com

4 October 2014, AES Annual Exhibition and Trade Fair, Kempton Park, London Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 5AQ, UK. DF will have a publicity stand and publications for sale. See www.amentsoc.org 

1 November 2014 Worcestershire Entomology Day.

8 November 2014 BENHS Annual Exhibition and Dinner. Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London.
22-23 November 2014 Dipterists Day and AGM, Tullie House Museum, Carlisle.

2-4 September 2015  RES  Ento '15 Annual National Science Meeting and International Symposium "Insect Ecosystem Services" Venue: Trinity College Dublin

Throughout the Year:

BENHS Dinton Pastures Open Days in the Pelham-Clinton Building, Hurst, Reading. Open 10:30-16:00 on second and fourth Sunday in each month except April to September when only on the second Sunday of each month (except for August when there are no Open Days). We encourage you to bring along your pinned flies and use the Diptera Collections and library for identification.  Other Dipterists are usually present meaning good chat and assistance with identifications may be possible. The grid reference for Dinton Pastures is SU 784718, turn left off the B3030 driving North from Winnersh. The site is about 15 minutes walk from Winnersh station, which has trains running on a half-hourly service from Reading and Waterloo. See: www.benhs.org.uk   

April-Sept/Oct 2013 & 2014 The Northants and Peterborough Diptera Group hold meetings every weekend from end of April until sometime in September/October. Contact John Showers on: showersjohn@gmail.com

Last edited by Judy Webb (2014-07-22 19:06:16)


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