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Congress Presentations

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Title FirstName LastName Organisation AbstractTitle Session
Prof Andrew Lowe University of Adelaide Plant pollination networks – DNA barcoding applications 6B: Symposium on pollination for profit – how this program is positioning Australia’s bees for growth in agriculture
Prof Andrew Lowe University of Adelaide Working with native habitat to improve pollinator services 5B: How can we design agricultural landscapes to maximise pollinator efficacy?
  Aron Malcolm GFSI Global Auditor and Food Safety Consultant The flip side of feeding bees? What’s at stake if bee feeds end up in the food chain 8A: Symposium on optimising bee nutrition for better pollination with an eye on risk
Prof Ben Oldroyd University of Sydney How many bees do we need and how many do we have? Session 1: Pollination – Helping beekeepers and growers maximise profits
Prof Ben Oldroyd University of Sydney Asian bee mites, parasitic flies, hunting wasps and other exotic nasties 6A: Symposium on biosecurity & exotic pest threats for Australia
  Chris Fuller Kin Kin Native Bees Protecting stingless bees from insecticides on farms 11B: Symposium on the pollination contribution of Stingless bees – what are the key impediments to developing a successful industry?
  Danny Le Feuvre Australian Bee Services Positioning a forward-thinking beekeeping business to leverage pollination opportunities Session 2: Symposium on pollination – How beekeepers provide better pollination services
  David Hackenberg Hackenberg Apiaries Big Agriculture in the USA & working in a monoculture environment – lessons for growers & beekeepers 5B: How can we design agricultural landscapes to maximise pollinator efficacy?
  David Mendes American Beekeeping Organisation (ABF) ABC, Pollination of Almonds, Blueberries and Cranberries in the US Session 2: Symposium on pollination – How beekeepers provide better pollination services
  David Mendes American Beekeeping Organisation (ABF) Beekeeper liaison with growers on pesticide selection 3A: Managing pesticide use in a pollinator friendly world
  Dean Haley   Propagation techniques including queen transfers and brood grafts 9B: Breaking the sting barrier – conservation and sustainable use of stingless bees
  Dianne Fullelove Australian Melon Industry Bees and virus transmission – a grower’s pespective 10A: Symposium on pollination from the growers perspective
  Doug Purdie The Urban Beehive Rooftop beekeeping 10B: Urban beekeeping in Australia – untapping the resource
Dr Emily Remnant University of Sydney Can we immunise honey bees against virulent viruses? 7B: Honey bee viruses and how to stop them
Dr Emily Remnant University of Sydney Deformed wing virus: how do vector transmitted RNA viruses contribute to the death of honey bees? 8B: Symposium on honey bee viruses
  Greg Fraser Plant Health Australia The needs of dependant pollination industries 11A: What is the optimal size of the beekeeping industry in Australia?
  Ian Cane   Resource security, the next 100 years 11A: What is the optimal size of the beekeeping industry in Australia?
Mr Ian Zadow   Minimising pesticide losses 4A: Symposium on pesticide management – The latest risks & how beekeepers can best navigate them
  Joe Horner C.F.Horner & Son Control flight time mating of queen honey bees 3B: Bee breeding and genetics in the era of genomics
  John Bassett Kereta Honey Ltd Practical tips for successful queen rearing 3B: Bee breeding and genetics in the era of genomics
Mr John Davies Better Bees WA 40 years of successful isolated bee breeding 4B: Symposium on bee breeding
  John Polley Gold Coast Regional Beekeepers Inc Running a field day for hobby beekeepers 10B: Urban beekeeping in Australia – untapping the resource
Dr John Roberts CSIRO Health and Biosecurity Implications of Australia’s unique viral landscape 8B: Symposium on honey bee viruses
Dr John Roberts CSIRO Health and Biosecurity What do we have ready to protect our honey bees? 6A: Symposium on biosecurity & exotic pest threats for Australia
Dr Julia Jones Uppsala University Bee gut bacteria is influenced by what they eat and what they work on 3A: Managing pesticide use in a pollinator friendly world
Dr Kathy Knox Gold Coast Amateur Beekeepers Society Inc The ins and outs of running a hobby bee club 10B: Urban beekeeping in Australia – untapping the resource
Dr Laura Brettell Western Sydney University The wider insect community as a potential reservoir of honey bee viruses 8B: Symposium on honey bee viruses
Dr Linda Newstrom-Lloyd Trees for Bees NZ Strategic planting to maximise bee nutrition and reduce risks of colony losses 8A: Symposium on optimising bee nutrition for better pollination with an eye on risk
  Lindsay Bourke Australian Honey Bee Industry Council Preparing pollination-ready hives and factors for success and profit Session 2: Symposium on pollination – How beekeepers provide better pollination services
Prof Madeleine Beekman The University of Sydney Is Deformed Wing Virus the last virus standing after the arrival of Varroa? 7B: Honey bee viruses and how to stop them
Prof Madeleine Beekman The University of Sydney The infamous Varroa mite – how does it actually harm the bees and what can be done about it? 5A: Biosecurity lessons for the future – Apis cerana and Varroa
Mr Matthew Cossey CropLife Australia Finding the common ground between honey bees and agriculture 3A: Managing pesticide use in a pollinator friendly world
  Mike Allsopp Agricultural Research Council, South Africa Biosecurity and honey bees in a globalized world – where are we headed? 6A: Symposium on biosecurity & exotic pest threats for Australia
  Mike Allsopp Agricultural Research Council, South Africa Pesticides and bee-friendly certification 4A: Symposium on pesticide management – The latest risks & how beekeepers can best navigate them
  Peter McDonald McDonald Honey Is supplementary feeding beneficial? 7A: Honey bee nutrition – building fantastic colonies for honey and pollination
  Peter McDonald McDonald Honey Life on the front line of the SQRT team – the role of Australia’s beekeeper volunteers in keeping threats at bay 6A: Symposium on biosecurity & exotic pest threats for Australia
Prof Phil Lester Victoria University of Wellington Pathogen dynamics in NZ bees: viruses, Nosemas and Crithidia 8B: Symposium on honey bee viruses
Prof Phil Lester Victoria University of Wellington How do neonicotinoids affect bees and what is the evidence 4A: Symposium on pesticide management – The latest risks & how beekeepers can best navigate them
Dr Robert Banks University of New England Genetic improvement of productivity and health in Honeybees – scope and developments in Australia 3B: Bee breeding and genetics in the era of genomics
Dr Romina Rader University of New England The identity and effectiveness of Australian crop pollinators – status and trends 6B: Symposium on pollination for profit – how this program is positioning Australia’s bees for growth in agriculture
Dr Romina Rader University of New England The pollination contribution of stingless bees to 5 Australian crops 11B: Symposium on the pollination contribution of Stingless bees – what are the key impediments to developing a successful industry?
Dr Rosalyn Gloag University of Sydney Biosecurity lessons from honey bee invaders: Apis cerana and their Varroa hitchhikers 5A: Biosecurity lessons for the future – Apis cerana and Varroa
Dr Rosalyn Gloag University of Sydney Fighting swarms and tolerance to crowding in Australian stingless bees 11B: Symposium on the pollination contribution of Stingless bees – what are the key impediments to developing a successful industry?
  Ross Skinner Almond Board of Australia What the almond industry expansion means for the beekeeping industry 10A: Symposium on pollination from the growers perspective
Dr Sara Leonhardt University of Wurzburg Resource diversity and bee health 9B: Breaking the sting barrier – conservation and sustainable use of stingless bees
Prof Saul Cunningham Australian National University What part will crop pollination play in future agriculture? 6B: Symposium on pollination for profit – how this program is positioning Australia’s bees for growth in agriculture
  Stephen Lynch Horticulture Innovation Pollination needs into the future – the horticulturalists perspective – a partnership approach for beekeepers and growers Session 2: Symposium on pollination – How beekeepers provide better pollination services
Dr Tim Heard Sugarbag Bees Managing stingless bees for crop pollination, playing to their strengths and weaknesses 11B: Symposium on the pollination contribution of Stingless bees – what are the key impediments to developing a successful industry?
Dr Tim Heard Sugarbag Bees Stingless bees for research, education, pets and nature ambassadors 9B: Breaking the sting barrier – conservation and sustainable use of stingless bees
  Trevor Monson Monsons Honey & Pollination Improving pollination outcomes 8A: Symposium on optimising bee nutrition for better pollination with an eye on risk
  Trevor Weatherhead, OAM Australian Honey Bee Industry Council Incursions into Australia to date, sentinel hive protections and gaps 6A: Symposium on biosecurity & exotic pest threats for Australia