9th SICAMM Conference: The Dark Bee, our Hope for the Future

This conference is organised jointly by Societas Internationalis pro Conservatione Apis melliferae melliferae (SICAMM), Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders' Association (BIBBA) and the Scottish Beekeepers Association (SBA).

9th SICAMM Conference:
The Dark Bee, our Hope for the Future



  1. Conflicts in conservation and their resolution.

  2. Conservation of honeybee gene pools.

    1. Identification, delineation and preservation of genetic heartlands.

    2. Conservation of genetic diversity.

    3. Cryo-preservation of honeybee semen and embryos.

    4. Hobby beekeepers: a resource for conservation.

  3. Climate change: threat or opportunity?

  4. Resistance strategies of honeybees against disease.

  5. Reports from different countries.

Social programme:
The conference programme will be extended by some days for excursions and there will be alternative activities for accompanying persons. The main programme will culminate in a Highland banquet and ceilidh in the Ptarmigan Restaurant near the top of Cairngorm Mountain.


Further information will be added as and when it becomes available


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