Conference 2 March

Aethina tumida, the small hive beetle

    Simultaneous translation: Italian, English, French and German  

Hall A (Sala A) - Morning session 

Globalization and invasive species

 Chairman: Peter Neumann, Institute of Bee Health, University of Bern (CH)

 

h  9:30        Welcome and opening
Walter Haefeker, European Professional Beekeepers Association, EPBA (DE)

h  9:45         Even more alien species: experiences and considerations
Pietro Massimiliano Bianco and Valter Bellucci, Institute for the protection and research of the environment (IT)

h  10:15      Population dynamics and possibility of eradication of alien insects
Pio Federico Roversi, Council for Agricultural Research – Research Center for Agrobiology and Soil (IT)

h 10:45        Management and control of invasive and noxious species for agriculture
Stefano Maini, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bologna (IT)

h 11:15        Management and control of invasive and noxious species for animal husbandry
Michele DottoriInstitute for Animal Health for Emilia Romagna and Lombardy (IT) 

h 11:45       Discovery and possible arrival path of Aethina tumida in Italy
Orlando Campolo, University of Reggio Calabria (IT)

h 12:05      Questions and debate 

h 12:30      Conclusions
Peter Neumann, Institute of Bee Health, University of Bern (CH)

 

Hall B (Sala B)

    Lunch buffet, included in the ticket  

 

 Hall A (Sala A) - Noon session

Aethina tumida: currente state of knowledge

 Chairman: Marc Oliver Schäfer, Friedrich Loeffler Institut (DE)

 

h 15:00       Aethina tumida, biological cycle, facultative parasite
Jeff Pettis, Institute of Bee Health, University of Bern (CH)

h 15:30        Know it to fight it. Strong points, weak points
Peter Neumann, Institute of Bee Health, University of Bern (CH)

h 16:00        Control of Aethina tumida: traps and tricks 
Sebastian Spiewok, Deutsches Bienen-Journal (DE)

h 16:30       Veterinary medicine and the peculiarities of beekeeping
Michele Mortarino, University of Milano (IT)

h 17:00       Coffee break

h 17:30       Questions and debate

h 17:55       The research program on Aethina tumida sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Antonio Nanetti, Council for Agricultural Research – Research Center for Apiculture (IT)

h 18:15        Veterinary service and beekeepers
Giovanni Formato, Veterinary Scientific Society for Beekeeping (IT)

h 18:30        Conclusions
Marc Oliver Schäfer, Friedrich Loeffler Institut (DE)

 

Hall B (Sala B)

   h 19:15 Welcoming Apericena and greetings of the authorites