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      October 12, 2019

      Saturday   9:30 AM

      25 Nicolson Square
      Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of EH8 9BX

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      BRISC Conference 2019: Museums, Collections & Biological Recording

      “Museums, Collections & Biological Recording” Programme: 09:30 - Arrival and registration 10:00 - Chairman's welcome 10:05 - Bursary talks Jess Mason: mosses and liverworts Apithanny Bourne: leaf mining moths Alexander Paterson: marine mammals Terry Kocarkova: hoverflies 10: 45 - Elspeth Haston (The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh) Specimens as records: 250 years of collecting in Scotland 11:15 - Tea and Coffee 11:30 -  Richard Sutcliffe (Glasgow Museums Resource Centre) Extracting biological records from a large museum collection 12:00 - Ashleigh Whiffin (National Museums Scotland) Entomological Collections: A Hive of Biodiversity Data 12:30 - Bob McGowan (National Museums Scotland) Improving collection access and data provision 13:00 - Lunch and raffle draw 14:00 - BRISC AGM and update on SBIF 14:30 - Afternoon session options (timings TBC) include: Screening of the Love Bugs Field visit to Holyrood Park Tour of National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street 17:00 Conference close Transport: The venue is approximately 15 minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, 5 minutes in a taxi, or can be reached by local buses from stops on North Bridge. The NMS website has local travel information including car parking www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/plan-your-visit/  Regular train services to Edinburgh from around Scotland. See www.scotrail.co.uk/ Regular bus services to Edinburgh from around Scotland. See www.travelinescotland.com/bus-coach-operators

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