Conference starts at 10am

Asian Hornet Conference Provisional Programme




10.00 - 10.15

Welcome and Introduction to the conference

Anne Rowberry

10-20 - 11.10

Asian Hornet and research updates

Prof.Stephen Martin

11.10 - 11.20



11.20 -12.00

The French Experience

Andrew Durham

12.00 - 12.10



12.10 - 12.50

The Situation in the UK

Nigel Semmence


12.50 - 1.30

Lunch/ Short Video


1.30 - 2.15

the Atlantic Positive project and some of the research and experience from Galicia

Dr Sandra Rojas-Nossa

the University of Vigo

2.15 - 2.30

Short Break


2.30 - 3.20

Current & ongoing University of Exeter Asian Hornet research

Dr Peter Kennedy

3.20 - 3.30

Tea Break


3.30 - 4.15

Research on Asian Hornets in Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l'Insecte (IRBI) France

Dr Eric Darrouzet

4.15 - 4.30

Questions, Comments & Feedback



Final words & looking forward

Anne Rowberry

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