Channel Islands Bat Conference Jersey 2016
The Jersey Bat Group cordially invites you to Jersey for the 2nd Channel Islands Bat Conference to be held on the 29th and 30th October 2016 at the Frances Le Sueur Centre, St Ouen, Jersey.
The general aim of the Channel Islands bat conference is to give Government bodies, NGO’s, environmental managers and relevant individuals the opportunity to discuss the status of bats within the islands and wider landscape
The 2016 CI Bat Conference comprises of three objectives, for delegates to:
– Present a range of bat related topics relevant to their organisation and island.
– discuss current or future island projects which effectively link ecological research with environmental management or conservation
– discuss topics from the wider world of bat work
The CI Bat conference is relevant to ecological, conservation, environmental management bodies (government/NGO) and individuals from the Channel Islands and other regions, such as the Isle of Man and UK.
Delegates are encouraged to present on research related to the objectives via talk or poster formats.
Please contact Ani Binet on firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss and submit your presentation ideas.
Talks will normally be 20 minutes long, with 5 minutes for questions unless longer time is requested by presenters. Presenters are requested to submit a title and abstract (maximum of 500 words) to the JBG by the 1st October. Presentations will be accepted in electronic form no later than the morning of the first conference day.
Poster presentations will be given during refreshment breaks. Posters should be formatted to A1 size, either landscape/portrait. Boards and attachment material will be provided.
Presenters are requested to submit a title and abstract (maximum of 300 words) to the JBG by the 1st October.
Travelling to Jersey can be either through air or boat travel. Please see below:
Air travel: Flights are operated by a selection of airlines using different UK airports.
British Airways: www.britishairways.com
Blue Islands: www.blueislands.com
Easy Jet: www.easyjet.com
Inter-island flights are operated by Blue Islands, Aurigny and Flybe.
Boat travel: Ferries are operated by Condor Ferries: www.condorferries.co.uk
There are a variety of accommodation options on Jersey, including hotels, guest houses and campsites. For further information please see http://www.jersey.com/english/accommodation/pages/default.aspx for details
Some free ‘hosted’ accommodation may be available for delegates on request (TBC).
If you would like to attend please complete and return the application form
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