Programme

Provisional Programme:

  • Monday 7th PM and evening:
    • Council Meeting of the BPS (for members only).
    • Arrival with registration and ice-breaker cocktail in Oban.
  • Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th :
    • Scientific programme: three thematic symposia, a general phycology session, Manton session (plenary students talks), poster session, Planktometrix workshop.
    • Symposia:
      1.  Interactions of algae with microbes and grazers in present and future oceans.
      2. Algal physiology in the limelight.
      3. Blue Carbon: the role of phytoplankton in long-term carbon burial.
  • Tuesday 8th evening:
    • General Assembly of the British Phycological Society.
  • Wednesday 9th evening:
    • Keynote address by the BPS Overseas President, Prof. Hiroshi Kawai (Kobe University)
      A quest for the origin of Laminarian kelps.
    • Conference Dinner and announcement of Manton Prize winners.
  • Thursday 10th :
    • Annual Meeting to end by 13:00.