PSGB 50th anniversary 2017 - Meetings

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - Wed, 29 Nov 2017

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Celebrating 50 years of the Primate Society of Great Britain

Join our guest speakers: Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, patron of the Primate Society of Great Britain, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, and Prof Frans de Waal, Dutch primatologist and ethologist, together with leading primatologists, such as Robin Dunbar, Bob Martin and Russ Mittermeier, in celebrating 50 years of primate research, conservation and welfare in the UK.

This 2-day event includes talks, round-table discussions, posters, and social events. Jane and our panel of experts will highlight priority areas for the next 50 years of primate conservation, as well as celebrating the last 50 years of UK primatology. The conference is open to anyone interested in the conservation and welfare of primates.

The meeting will also include:

  • sale of artwork
  • silent auction
  • book sales
  • book signings, including by Jane Goodall
  • past presidents' memoires

Ticket price includes: lunch, tea and coffee on both days, and the wine reception and gala dinner* with Jane on the 28th. Ticket prices have been heavily subsidised by the Society to encourage student attendance. 

*drinks purchased separately.Please indicate dietary needs when purchasing your ticket.

 

Please consider sponsoring a student to attend by selecting that option from the list of available ticket types (last option).

 


Schedule of events

  • 27 Nov. 4pm-6pm. Guided tour of Kensington. Departure from the Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR.
  • 27 Nov. 7pm-late. Pre-conference social event. Broadway House, SW6 1BY (2 min walk from Fulham Broadway tube)
  • 28 Nov. 9.30am-10.30am Registration
  • 28 Nov. 10.30am-5pm Conference day 1. Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR. Guest speaker: Jane Goodall
  • 28 Nov. 5pm-10pm Wine reception & gala dinner. Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR
  • 29 Nov. 9.30am-5.30pm Conference day 2. Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR. Guest speaker: Frans de Waal

The scientific programme and schedule of social events is available here

 

Key deadlines

  • Abstract submission: 4 August 2017
  • Early bird registration: 1 October 2017 (all ticket prices then increase by 25%)
  • Refund requests: 13 November 2017

 

Accomodation

We have negotiated preferential rates with the Strathmore Grange Hotel, which is close to the Royal Geographical Society. More information on the Strathmore Grange Hotel and other accomodation can be found here

 

Artwork

Art World Conservation raises money for conservation charities and has kindly agreed to raise money for PSGB and the Jane Goodall Institute through the sale of art. If you order any art via the Art World Conservation website, please make sure to mention you heard about them through PSGB to ensure we are able to claim the 10% charitable donation. More information can be found at: http://artworldconservation.com  


FAQs

 

What are the guidelines for submitting a poster abstract?

You will be asked to paste your poster abstract at the prompt in eventbrite during checkout. Please include a short explanatory title, give names of authors including first names and affilliation of the presenting author. Your abstract text should be no more than 220 words (exculding title, names and affiliation). Abstract text may be entered and edited in your eventbrite booking any time after you have paid your registration fee and before the deadline (4th August). Your poster may be size A0 (portrait) or A1 (portrait or landscape).

In case of problems please email: meetings@psgb.org.

 

What's the refund policy?

Refund requests must be made at least 2 weeks before the start of the conference and should be made direct to the Treasurer at: treasurer@psgb.org. Please give your name as it appears on your bank statement, the name of your bank, sort code and account number. Requests for refunds via Eventbrite will not be accepted.

 

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can update your information by logging into your Eventbrite account. 

 

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact meetings@psgb.org

 

 


Exhibitor Packages at the PSGB50th

 

PLATINUM £2,500

  • 10ft table top exhibition space
  • Logo (extra large size) displayed prominently throughout the conference venue, at the social events, on social media platforms, press releases, intersession slides and event advertisements
  • Podium acknowledgment – verbal recognition in the Presidential Address
  • 4 all-inclusive tickets to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner

 

GOLD £1,500

  • 5ft table top exhibition space
  • Logo (large size) displayed throughout the conference venue at the social events, on social media platforms, website, press releases, intersession slides and event advertisements
  • Podium acknowledgment –verbal recognition in the Presidential Address at the beginning of event
  • 3 all-inclusive tickets to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner

 

SILVER £1000

  • 2.5ft table top exhibition space
  • Logo (regular size) displayed throughout the conference venue at the social events, on social media platforms, website, press releases, intersession slides and event advertisements
  • 2 all-inclusive tickets to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner

 

BRONZE £575

  • 2.5ft table top exhibition space
  • 1 all-inclusive ticket to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner

 

To book an exhibitor space please contact meetings@psgb.org or sponsorship@psgb.org