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Annual Meeting 2019

Saturday, 16 November 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:
University of Oxford Museum of Natural History
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3PW United Kingdom
Venue Phone:
+ 44 1865 272 950

This year’s meeting will be on Saturday 16th November at Oxford University, Museum of Natural History, Oxford, OX1 3PW. Please join us. Members and non-Members are welcome!

Final Programme: (still subject to change on the day)

09:30       Coffee

10:00      General Introduction & Announcements          Henry Curry

10:10       Welcome / Dragonflies of Oxford Area            Stephen Burch

10:40       Dragonfly Drones!                                        Adrian Thomas

11:10       The View From Scotland              Andrea Hudspeth and Daniele Muir*

11:30       A New Zealand Enigma                                 Ruary Mackenzie-Dodds

12.10       Effects of Urbanisation on Odonates               Chris Hassall

12:30       AGM                                                            Trustees


13:00        Lunch Hour


14:00       Introduction to Afternoon session                   Henry Curry

14:05       Dragons and Damsels: Exclusive!                   Steve Nicholls

14:25       Conservation and Outreach Update  Eleanor Colver and Fiona McKenna*

14.45       Sexual Selection (International Speaker)         Adolfo Cordero

15:30       White-faced Darter                                        Steve White

16:00       Raffle and Final Announcements


16:30       Close

*BDS Staff updates on all projects

For more information contact the organiser, Henry Curry (BDS Secretary).

Venue: Oxford University Nat. Hist. Museum, Oxford, OX1 3PW, United Kingdom

Free entry, but we ask for a donation to cover costs please (we suggest £5 members, £10 non-members). Please bring suitable raffle prizes.

Arriving by car? Park-and-Ride info (Oxfordshire C.C.)

*Book your place online at Eventbrite (this helps us to gauge the number of attendees)



Drinks provided but please bring your own lunch or pop into Oxford to buy something at lunch time.