IWNHAS WEBNAR PROGRAMMME
Though it was not possible to celebrate the Centenary of the IW Natural History & Archaeological Society as planned in 2020 with a special conference, we are now pleased to bring you a series of live webinars featuring an impressive line-up of speakers from the original billing to help us learn, understand and discuss how we can protect the Island's wildlife and landscape in an era of unprecedented environmental change.
Webinar Schedule & Themes
There will be a series of four live evening webinars, taking place twice a week over two weeks during the last week of March / first week of April 2021 via Zoom.
Each webinar will start at 7pm, last approx 1.5 hrs and feature 3 or 4 speakers followed by a plenary session for open discussion associated with each theme as follows:
Climatic Change: Past, Present and Future (7pm - Monday 29th March 2021)
Species Invasions: History & Horizon Scanning (7pm - Wednesday 31st March 2021)
Habitats & Species 1 (7pm - Monday 5th April 2021)
Habitats & Species 2 (7pm - Wednesday 7th April 2021)
We have invited local speakers and national experts with knowledge of the Island.
Keynote speakers include:
- Prof. Juliet Brodie (Natural History Museum London, National University of Galway)
- Clive Chatters (Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust)
- Jonathan Cox (Jonathan Cox Associates Ltd.)
- Dr Emilie Hardouin (Bournemouth University)
- Prof. Stephen Hawkins, Southampton University (UK Marine Biological Association)
- Prof. Helen Roy MBE (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford)
plus many more local expert speakers
Each webinar requires a separate booking
Tickets and more information available via Eventbrite here:
The event is free of charge, however tickets must be booked in advance.