Convention 2022

47th WPA Annual General Meeting & Convention

Saturday 10th September 2022

Cotswold Wildlife Park, Bradwell Grove, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4JJ

Attendance at the AGM is free*
Download booking form - cost £45 for the day

Programme:

10:00

Coffee

10:30

Jamie Craig, Manager of the Cotswold Wildlife Park - Welcome

10:35

Jo Gregson, WPA Chair – WPA update

10:45

Gary Ward, Bird Curator ZSL - Aviary Aesthetics

11:15

Kyriakos Skordas, Director of Komath,
Conservation Project for the Black-necked Pheasant in the Nestos Delta, Greece

11:35

Coffee

12:00

Jan Dams, Chair of the EAZA Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) EAZA Taxon Advisory Group (TAG) - Vietnam pheasant recovery project

12:30

Lunch

13:15

Walk about Cotswold collection with Chris Green, Bird Keeper CWP

14:00

WPA 47th Annual General Meeting followed by a photo shoot

14:45

Tresai Jordine, Vietnam Pheasant telemetry attachment trial at ZSL 

15:00

Laura Gardner, Director of Conservation, The Wildwood Trust - GPS Trackers

15:15

Tea and Raffle

15:30

Hannah Ahern, Studbook holder - Tragopan Studbook and DNA

15:45

Gavin Harrison, Assistant Curator, Waddesdon Manor - Studbooks and ringing birds 

16:15

Any Other Business

Details of the pre-convention and convention dinner and trip to Birdworld are set out on the booking form. 

*If as a paid-up member of the Association you wish to attend the AGM and no other part of the programme, we will make no charge, but please send your name in to the WPA Administrator by 1 September, so that the necessary arrangements can be made.