2nd NORA Conference May 21st – 23rd 2019
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Unlocking the Blue-print for Native Oyster Restoration in Europe
NORA-2019 is the international meeting of The Native Oyster Restoration Alliance NORA, Europe’s network that aims to reinforce and restore the native flat oyster (Ostrea edulis). This second international network meeting will be in Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh: a city that was, in the 19th century, a hub for the annual export of up to 30 million oysters. We strongly encourage all those who are part of the Native Oyster community, from scientists and funders through to those who are growers of this iconic species to attend this conference.
This year’s meeting is hosted by The Glenmorangie Company together with its DEEP partners Heriot-Watt University and The Marine Conservation Society and will be held at the prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh in the heart of the city.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh,
22-26 George Street,
Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ,
NORA 2019 SCHEDULE
|INFO: 08:30 – 12:00 Exhibitors set up, plus Posters to be added to boards in Wellcome Rooms West & East|
|13:30||Conference Keynote address|
|17:30||End of Conference Day 1|
|19:00||Conference Reception at National Museum of Scotland|
DAY 2: 22nd MAY 2019
|16:00||Sessions 6 (Parallel Sessions)|
|17:30||End of Conference Day 2|
DAY 3: 23rd MAY 2019
|09:00||Session 6 (Plenary)
Chair: William Sanderson
|11:30||Summary and Conclusions|
|12:00||Firth of Forth Excursion leaving from RSE|
|TBC||Excursion returns to Edinburgh [latest time will be 17:00]|
|INFO: All Posters and Exhibitors material must be taken down after the 11am coffee break and all to be removed by 1pm.|
There will be an opportunity to publish conference papers through a Special Issue of the journal Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. Scientific results as well as social, political, legislative, logistical and conservation challenges and solutions will be considered. Broader, Viewpoint articles are also an option. It is anticipated that manuscripts will be submitted for peer review by the end of June. Final instructions on the process will be provided at the meeting.