Arctic 16

Chairman’s Day 2020

Event info

A WONDERFUL DAY OF LECTURES AND IMAGES

The Old Schoolhouse, Churchbridge, Oldbury,

West Midlands, B69 2AS

(for directions see RPS website)

Programme:

09:30hrs            Doors open, tea and coffee available

09:55hrs            Welcome and Introduction

10:00hrs            ‘State of Nature 2019’ – Dr Daniel Hayhow, RSPB Conservation Scientist and lead author of the National Biodiversity Network ‘State of Nature 2019’ Report

11:00hrs            Break

11:15hrs            ‘Words and Images in Wildlife Campaigns’  – Dr Mark Avery, writer, blogger, environmental campaigner and former RSPB Director of Conservation

12:15hrs            Break for lunch

13:00hrs            ‘Polar Bears of Svalbard’ – Professor Thomas Hanahoe FRPS,   Chairman of the RPS Nature Group

14:00hrs            ‘Rewilding in Britain’ – Dr Mike Daniels, Head of Land Management and Science at the John Muir Trust and a Founding Trustee of Rewilding Britain

15:00hrs            Break

15:15hrs            Nature Group Annual General Meeting

                             Including presentation of the 2020 Exhibition Medals

16:30hrs            Close

Throughout the day the prints accepted for the 2020 Exhibition will be on display

It is also planned to display prints from recently successful A & F Distinction panels by Nature Group Members

Please bring your own packed lunch as lunch will not be available.  There is a dining area.  Tea, coffee and drinks will be available at the bar.

Entry will be Free of Charge for Group Members and Guests

Because we do not at present know whether holding the meeting at Smethwick will be permitted by Social Distancing rules or whether it will be held via Zoom, we are advertising the meeting without the facility to book. further information and a Booking system will follow in due course.

Event Organiser

Name
Ann Miles

Location

Address

Smethwick Old Schoolhouse

Churchbridge

Oldbury

Birmingham

B69 2AS