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9th Irish Bat Conference

October 14, 2017 @ 9:30 am - October 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

€20 – €30

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT FOR SATURDAY 14th OCTOBER. A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR SUNDAY.

Our bat conference is held every three years and is an educational, scientific and social focus for all fans of bats in Ireland.

This year’s conference consists of a day of talks on Saturday Oct 14th followed by an evening wine reception. Sunday 15th will be a half day of interactive workshops and we finish up after a light lunch.

Vets & veterinary nurses you will BE AWARDED CVE POINTS for attending the Sunday workshops!

For this upcoming conference in Dublin we have two keynote speakers lined up; Dr Christian Voigt of Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany, and Dr Danilo Russo of Naples University, Italy. Christian will present results of some of his work as co-editor of the book “Bats and the Anthropocene: Conservation of Bats in a Changing World” while Danilo will present work on bats and ecosystem services particularly in the context of his recent research on bat insect predation in cattle grazing habitats. Invited speaker, Lucinda Kirkpatrick, will talk about her research on pipistrelle bats in Scottish conifer plantations. Irish bat researchers, workers and volunteers will also present talks on their research and experiences during a packed and informative day.

Workshops on Sunday will include sessions on Bat Rehabilitation, New Technology, Bat Sonogram Analysis, Identifying Irish Bats and Bat Mitigation.

Tickets can be booked for either or both Saturday and Sunday. Price includes access to talks and/or workshops, teas/coffees, lunch on the day and the wine reception on Saturday evening. Accommodation and dinner are the responsibility of individual delegates. The Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is offering a limited number of rooms at a special discounted conference rate. You can contact the hotel directly for more information.

While there is some parking available at the hotel we would like to encourage all delegates to avail of public transport to attend the conference. The hotel is situated a minute’s walk from the Luas Green Line Central Park stop and is also the terminus for Aircoach Route 700.

We are indebted to The Heritage Council, EPA Research Event Support and The National Parks and Wildlife Service who are providing grant assistance for the conference. Thanks to NHBS.com for sponsoring the Vincent Weir Student Presentation Award.

For tickets scroll down. NPWS staff please note that you can register online here and tick the ‘cheque payment’ option, we will then invoice the Training Unit on your behalf. 

 

Details

Start:
October 14, 2017 @ 9:30 am
End:
October 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Cost:
€20 – €30
Event Category:

Venue

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
Central Park
Dublin 18, County Dublin Ireland
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Website:
https://www.claytonhotelleopardstown.com/

Who's Attending

124 people are attending 9th Irish Bat Conference

  • Philip Briggs
  • Ferdia Marnell
  • Mary Roberts
  • Seán Meehan
  • Patrick O'Shea
  • Kate McAney
  • Alex Barlow
  • Megan Power
  • Samuel Belton
  • Anthony Nickson
  • Nicholas STEGGALL
  • Niamh Roche
  • Karen Ward
  • Nicole Foley
  • Alison Johnston
  • Graham Hughes
  • David Jebb
  • Ruth Minogue
  • Andrew Dobson
  • Henry Schofield
  • Kristi Leyden
  • Anita Glover
  • Aine Sands
  • Clare Looney
  • Irene Sullivan
  • Elaine O'Riordan
  • Tanya Slattery
  • Miriam Crowley
  • David Welsh
  • Kevin Delahunty
  • Aoibheann Gaughran
  • Luíse Ní Dhonnabháin
  • William Mitchell
  • Claire Dunphy
  • Laura Gallagher
  • Karen Ward
  • David LEstrange
  • EDWARD WHEATCROFT
  • Regina Madden
  • Sarah McLoughlin
  • Chris Peppiatt
  • Enda Mullen
  • Aimee Gray
  • Paul Lintott
  • Faith Wilson
  • Karen Loxton
  • Sinead Biggane
  • Native Woodland Trust
  • Nicole Wright
  • Caroline Shiel
  • Aine Lynch
  • john curtin
  • Terence Loughran
  • JOHN WANN
  • Regina Madden
  • Morgain Siede
  • Karl Hamilton
  • Brian Keeley
  • Dorothea Feely
  • Denise O'Meara
  • MARGAUX PIERREL
  • Conor Whelan
  • ZIXIA HUANG
  • Andrew Harrington
  • Andrew Fenner
  • Barbara McInerney
  • Ben Quinn
  • Julien CARLIER
  • Olaf Schmidt
  • gill weyman
  • Jennifer Thomson
  • Nicholas Marchant
  • Christopher Perry
  • Ruth Hanniffy
  • Yvette Van Schreven
  • Susan Doyle
  • Christina O'Connell
  • Riley Schmidt
  • John Kennedy
  • Rachel Hassard
  • Pat Doherty
  • Niamh Sullivan
  • Phil Tifft
  • Deborah D'Arcy
  • Ruth Minogue
  • Corey Cannon
  • Susan Coyle
  • Juanita Browne
  • Tina Auhgney
  • Jeni Duff
  • Emmi Virkki
  • Kieran Finch
  • John Lusby
  • Alison Knight
  • Aisling Carroll
  • Aisling Kennedy
  • Enya Cody
  • Emma Higgs
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