18 Sep
Join us in Oxford for our Annual Meeting – Final Agenda Details!

Join us in Oxford for our Annual Meeting – Final Agenda Details!

Join us on Saturday 16th November at the Oxford Natural History Museum for a day of Dragonflies and Dinosaurs!


We have finalised the agenda for our annual meeting now, it should be a great day full of inspirational talks with an hour lunch break to explore the museum. So check out the agenda below and then book yourself a place. This is a free event however; we do appreciate donations to help cover venue hire costs. Hope to see lots of you in November!



Final Programme: (still subject to minor changes 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


Full event details and booking here.