British Bee Veterinary Association – BSAVA Satellite Meeting

Wednesday 1st April 2020

ICC, Birmingham

This will be the last pre-congress meeting in Birmingham, before the move to Manchester.

The schedule outline is below; registration & coffee available from 9.30am, with the first speaker at 10am.


Excellent speakers from several different backgrounds and topics that will interest everyone.

Guest speakers include Nicolas Vidal-Naquet, the author of ‘Honeybee Veterinary medicine’, who has lectured throughout Europe & USA.


From Ireland we have Jack Hasslett, a genetics researcher in Limerick, with a passion for the Black bee with a comparison of black bees throughout Europe. Also John Hill, president of BBVA, who has also lectured throughout Europe & USA, together with Chris Palgrave who has also lectured on many bee diseases.


The Asian Hornet…..major threat to European Honey Bees and Pollinators.  John Hill MRCVS

Biosecurity and Apiculture.     Nicolas Vidal-Naquet DVM, Paris

Genetic Analysis of the Irish Honey Bee.  Jack Hassett PhD Limerick Institute of Technology

Clinical examination of Colonies and elements of Semiology.  Nicolas Vidal-Naquet DVM, Paris.

European Foul Brood…. a Review.  Dr Chris Palgrave MRCVS, Idexx Laboratories.


Cost: £40 for members, £50 for non-members.

Most annual memberships will also be due, with individuals at £40 & practice membership at £60.


To register please email

Contact : Suzetta Cameron MRCVS BBVA Treasurer,

Birch Heath Veterinary Clinic, Birch Heath Road, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 9UU


Payment may be made directly into the BBVA bank account:

NatWest Bank plc, Chew Magna Branch: Sort code 60-05-22 Acc No. 20095082.


Please use the payment reference ‘meeting’ followed by your surname (e.g. meeting SMITH)