Conference to mark the first anniversary of the establishment of the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia and World Bee Day


On April 17, 2019
At Beekeeping Centre Lukovica (Brdo pri Lukovici 8, 1225 Lukovica, Slovenija)

The conference will focus on presenting the work of the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia and will also mark its first anniversary. To mark World Bee Day, this will also be an excellent opportunity to connect the profession and practice in the form of training for the wider beekeeping public, which will be organised by the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia and the Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association. The discussion will include the future of Slovenian beekeeping, which is at the centre of the world’s attention.

Conference organisers: Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia, Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association and Public Advisory Service on Beekeeping

Location: Čebelarski center Lukovica (Brdo pri Lukovici 8, 1225 Lukovica pri Domžalah)

 

Conference programme:

9:00     Opening

  • Mr Boštjan Noč, President of the Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association, host of the event

Greeting

  • Mag. Dejan Židan, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, honorary patron of the event

Introductory addresses of keynote speakers

  • Dr Miro Cerar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Dr Aleksandra Pivec, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food of the Republic of Slovenia

      Introductory addresses of participating institutions of the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia

  • Prof Dr Andrej Kirbiš, Dean of the Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof Dr Emil Erjavec, Dean of the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana
  • Prof Dr Branko Kramberger, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of
  • Maribor
  • Mr Tone Horvat, Director of Grm Novo mesto – Centre of Biotechnology and Tourism, Consortium of Biotechnology Schools of Slovenia
  • Dr Andrej Simončič, Associate Professor, Director of the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia

10:00   Discussion: Slovenian beekeeping at the centre of the world’s attention – how to proceed?

  • Mr Boštjan Noč, President of the BAS Programme Committee and of the Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association
  • Mag. Tanja Strniša, State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • Dr Peter Kozmus, Acting President of Apimondia
  • Ms Damjana Grobelšek, Principal of the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia, Agricultural Institute of Slovenia
  • Ms Aleša Mižigoj, Director of Medex d.o.o.
  • Mr Mladen Ljubišič, Izstop d.o.o.

Moderator: Ms Helena Jurše Rogelj, Principal of Grm Novo mesto – Centre of Biotechnology and Tourism, Consortium of Biotechnology Schools of Slovenia

11:00–11:30   Break for coffee and tea with honey

11:30 Educational part of the Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia

  • Beekeeping in Bangladesh: Dr Janez Prešern, Ms Lucija Žvokelj
  • Beekeeping around the world: Mr William Blomstedt
  • Understanding new findings from the life of bees for more reliable steps towards improving beekeeping technology: Dr Janko Božič, Associate Professor

13:00–14:00   Lunch break

14:00–17:00   Educational part of the Slovenian Beekeepers’ Association

  • Falsification of beeswax: Dr Lidija Svečnjak
  • Problem of residues of acaricides in beeswax: Mag. Andreja Kandolf, Mr Vlado Auguštin
  • Removing acaricides from beeswax: Mr Aleksander Mikuš

17:00 Conclusion of the event

More information:

- The conference is open to the public.

- Beekeeping Academy of Slovenia

 

 


At Beekeeping Centre Lukovica (Brdo pri Lukovici 8, 1225 Lukovica, Slovenija)

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