Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018
Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018

Program

Program Outline

Correct at 20 June 2018, subject to change.

Apimondia

Officially endorsed as an Apimondia Pollination Symposium

  • Congress Registration
  • Technical Tours
  • Optional “High Tea”
  • Evening Welcome Drinks and “Meet the Guest Speakers”

Full day Congress, sessions will include:

  • Pollination – Helping Beekeepers and Growers Maximise Profits
  • Symposium on Pollination – How Beekeepers Provide Better Pollination Services
  • Managing Pesticide use in a Pollinator Friendly World
  • Bee Breeding and Genetics in the Area of Genomics
  • Symposium on Pesticide Management. The Latest Risks and how Beekeepers can Best Navigate Them
  • Symposium on Bee Breeding

Connecting Young Beekeepers session
Trade Show Evening Function

Full day Congress, sessions will include:

  • Biosecurity Lessons for the Future-Apis Cerana and Varroa
  • How can we Design Agricultural Landscapes to Maximise Pollinator Efficacy?
  • Symposium: Biosecurity and Exotic Pest Threats for Australia’s Pollination Supply
  • Symposium: Pollination for Profith – how this Program is Positioning Australia’s Bees for Growth in Agriculture
  • Honey Bee Nutrition. Building Fantastic Colonies for Honey and Pollination
  • Honey Bee Viruses and how to Stop Them
  • Symposium: Optimising Bee Nutrition for Better Pollination with an eye on Risk
  • Symposium: Honey Bee Viruses

Congress Dinner

Full day Congress (finishing at Afternoon Tea), sessions will include:

 

  • Breaking the Sting Barrier: Conservation and Sustainable Use of Stingless Bees
  • Urban Beekeeping in Australia-Untapping the Resource
  • Global Honey Trade and its Impact on the Future of Pollination
  • Symposium: Pollination from the Growers Perspective
  • What is the Optimal Size of the Beekeeping Industry in Australia?
  • Symposium: The Pollination Contribution of Stingless Bees. What are the Key Impediments to Developing a Successful Industry?