Amateur
Entomologists'
Society

Dipterists' Day, AGM and photographic workshop 2013


23 November 2013 10:00 - 24 November 2013 17:50

Location: Neil Chalmers Seminar Room, Natural History Museum, London, Cromwell Road London, SW7 5BD, UK

Event description

The annual general meeting of the Dipterists' Forum and also includes talks and a photographic workshop.

Dipterists Day Programme - Saturday 23 November

  • 10:00 Museum opens, Assemble in the Neil Chalmers suite and set out exhibits
  • 10:30 Introduction and welcome to the NHM - Duncan Sivell
  • 10:45 The witness was a fly: the importance of Diptera in forensic entomology casework - Amoret Whitaker
  • 11:15 The enigmatic biology of the Pallopteridae - Graham Rotheray
  • 11:45 Tea & coffee break
  • 12:00 Collecting and studying Sarcophagid flies - Daniel Whitmore
  • 12:20 Tachinid Recording Scheme - Chris Raper & Matt Smith
  • 12:40 The lake of flies and feathers: subsidies from saline lakes to their catchments - Phil Sanders
  • 13:00 Lunch break - There are a number of cafes in the Museum where food can be bought and areas where a packed lunch can be eaten. A wider range of cafés is also available in South Kensington.
  • 14:00 Judging of exhibits
  • 14:15 Dipterists Forum Annual General Meeting
  • 15:00 Presentation of award for best exhibit
  • 15:15 Large herbivores and vegetation composition and structure: a more natural way to conserve Diptera - Keith Alexander
  • 15:45 Tea & coffee break
  • 16:00 Further discussion and mingling
  • 16:30 Close of session - take exhibits down
  • 16:45 Vacate Neil Chalmers suite, move to a local café or pub
  • 17:50 Museum galleries close
  • 18:30 Dipterists' Supper - An evening meal will be booked at a local restaurant, please contact Duncan Sivell in advance of the meeting if you wish to attend the Dipterists' Supper.

Workshop and collection study programme - Sunday 24 November

  • 10:00 Museum opens - Assemble in Angela Marmont Centre - Tea & coffee readily available
  • 10:30 Access to Diptera collections
  • 11:00 Workshop on photographing Diptera - Stuart Ball
  • 13:00 Lunch -There are a number of cafes in the Museum where food can be bought and areas where a packed lunch can be eaten. A wider range of cafés is also available in South Kensington.
  • 16:00 Wind down and vacate Angela Marmont Centre
  • 17:50 Museum closes to the public

Organisation details

This event was not organised by the AES. Please contact the event organiser if you have any queries.

Event organiser: Dipterists' Forum

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