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Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA) Annual Conference

From: Simon Moore <simon.moore<-a>
Date: Monday, February 25, 2008
"Working It Out - Collections and Partnerships"
University of Glasgow, Hunterian Museum
15-16 May 2008

NatSCA 2008 Conference and AGM Programme

Thursday 15 May, 2008
Graham Kerr Building, Lecture Theatre 1

    9-9:45am        Registration and introduction
    9:45-10:10      Dr Jo Mould, Natural Talent BTCV Apprenticeships
    10:10-10-35     Naila Akram, RSPB
    10:35-11:00     Dr Patricia Lee, Swansea Uni and NHM
    11-11:30        Coffee
    11:30-12:15     Panel Discussion
    12:15-1:15pm    Lunch
    1:15-12         AGM
    2-4pm           Tours
    4:30-6pm        Reception at Zoology Museum in Graham Kerr
                    Building Wine and nibbles
    7:30            Conference meal at Drawing Room pub adjacent to
                    Kelvingrove Museum

Friday 16 May 2008
Glasgow City Museums, Kelvingrove

    9:15-9:30am     Introduction
    9:30-9:55       Alec Coles Director, Tyne and Wear Museums
    9:55-10:20      Sally Smart, Wildlife Liaison Officer (West
                    Yorks)
    10:20-10:50     Coffee
    10:50-11:15     Andy Lee, NHM, Real World Science Project
    11:15-11:40     Speaker tbc from 'Amateurs as Experts' Lancaster
                    University
    11:40-12:30     Panel discussion
    12:30-13:45     Lunch
    14:00-16:00     Tours

Saturday 17 May 2008
Optional Field Trip

    As an optional extra, for those interested, who will need to
    sign up and pay extra in advance, we can offer a half day trip
    to Rowardennan on the East side of Loch Lomond and part of the
    National Park area there. Leaving Glasgow University around 9 am
    or so, return 2:30 pm. Geoff Hancock will lead a 'walk in the
    woods' general natural history ramble in this beautiful locale.
    Basing ourselves at the University Field Station, we can arrange
    a soup and sandwich lunch there.  Cost of trip to cover lunch
    and transport will be no more than UKP20 depending on level of
    uptake. Costs:

Early-bird member (by March 31, 2008): UKP70
Early-bird non-member (by March 31, 2008): UKP90
Member: UKP75
Non-Member: UKP95

Please note that the dinner and field trip are extra). All booking
enquiries to Tony Irwin <tony.irwin<-a t->norfolk< . >gov< . >uk>

Further details available from:

    <URL:http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/natSCA/training/events/>

Simon Moore, MIScT, FLS, ACR
Senior Conservator of Natural Sciences
Hampshire County Council
Recreation and Heritage Department
Museums and Archives Service
Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane
Winchester SO23 8RD, UK
+44 1962 826737


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