The BMS Open meeting is and annual meeting usually held at the Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. It is open to members and non members and the only cost is for the tea and coffee.
The British Mycological Society
Autumn Open Meeting
in partnership with
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Saturday 29 November 2014 – Kew Gardens, Jodrell Lecture Theatre, TW9 3DS.
Fungal conservation is on the spotlight, join us to learn more.
All Day: Whilst attending the BMS Autumn Open Meeting look out for: Henry Tribe. A chance to see part of the BMS Collection of Fungus Models, mostly made by Eileen Chattaway.
10:30-11:00: Coffee & Tea.
11:00-11:30: Anders Dahlberg - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
Anders is a fungal ecologist and conservation expert who leads the Global Fungal Red List Initiative of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
11:30-12:00: Thom Kuyper - Wageningen University.
Thom is an expert on fungal ecology, involved with fungal conservation in The Netherlands.
12:00-12:30: Annual General Meeting of the British Mycological Society.
12:30-14:00: Lunch break.
14:00-14:20: Alison Pouliot - Australian National University.
Alison is researching fungal conservation and is involved with Australia's Fungimap project.
14:20-14:40: Martyn Ainsworth - Kew Gardens.
Martyn is an expert on fungal conservation.
14:40-15:00: Andy Taylor - James Hutton Institute.
Andy is a fungal ecologist interested in diversity and function.
15:00-15:20: Daniel Henk - University of Bath.
Daniel is an expert on genomics who is investigating fungal evolution and ecology.
15:20-15:40: Chris Cheffings - Joint Nature Conservation Committee.
Chris is evidence manager and national focal point for fungal conservation.
15:40-16:00: Open Discussion
A contribution of £5 is requested towards supporting our meeting costs.
Details of past meetings will be available along with downloads of lecturers presentations where these are provided.
2013: The Geography of Fungi