British Simuliid Group 28th Annual Meeting

Oxford University Museum of Natural History Wednesday 12th September 2007

The British Simuliid Group (BSG) is an informal gathering of scientists of any discipline, from many countries, who have an interest in the Simuliidae. The group's members include entomologists, parasitologists, environmentalists, ecologists and medics, with interests in ecology, bionomics, taxonomy, cytotaxonomy, disease transmission, freshwater biology etc. Our aim is to assemble as diverse a group as possible in order to encourage a wide interchange of ideas and information.

The British Simuliid Group 28th Annual Meeting will be held in the lecture theatre of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on Wednesday 12th September 2007, the meeting will open at 10.00 am and close at 4.30 pm. Members are invited to present novel work which will be published in abstract form in the British Simuliid Group Bulletin later in the year.


Oral presentations will be allocated a 30 minute slot, with a maximum of 20 minutes for presentation, followed by 5 minutes for questions. Powerpoint presentations are encouraged, but slide and overhead projectors will also be available. Poster presentations should be designed to fit poster boards of 2x 1 m, in a portrait format.

It would help if presenting authors register, supplying a full title as soon as possible to John B. Davies (contact details below). Abstracts and short papers should be provided by the 20th August 2007.


Adrian Pont will be arranging an informal dinner prior to the meeting on the 11 th September 2007. The meal will be at the Chiang Mai Kitchen, a very popluar venue in Oxford. Those wishing to attend should contact Adrian via Email: pont dot muscidae at btinternet dot com * as soon as possible in order to secure a table.


All enquiries regarding the Annual Meeting should be directed to :-

John B. Davies, 57 North Parade, Hoylake, Wirral, CH47 AL, UK.

E-mail: daviesjb at liverpool dot ac dot uk*                                                

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