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International Conference on Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera

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31 May - 5 June 2015
at the James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen AB15 8QH
for scientists, students and other interested parties
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The 2015 Joint Meeting of the XIV International Conference on Ephemeroptera and XVIII International Symposia on Plecoptera will take place in Aberdeen from 31 May - 5 June 2015.

It will be delivered by a partnership formed between Buglife – The Invertebrate Conservation Trust, The Riverfly Partnership, The Riverfly Recording Schemes, Freshwater Biological Association, the James Hutton Institute and The Natural History Museum London.

Keynote speakers confirmed:

  • Dr Ben Price, Natural History Museum, London
  • Professor Steve Ormerod, Cardiff University
  • Dr William Darwall, Freshwater Biodiversity Unit, IUCN Species Programme, Cambridge
  • Robert H. Boyle - Journalist, Author, Founder of The Hudson River Foundation for Science and Environmental Research and Riverkeeper

The conference will be held at the James Hutton Institute's Craigiebuckler site. 

Click here for full conference information and accommodation list, and draft programme.

Registration and abstract submission

Registration for this conference is now closed. Day registration rates are still available (£90 Mon/Tues) and (£70 Thurs/Fri) by contacting Jenni Stockan.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.