Dear Midlands Bat Groups,
With the current situation around the coronavirus outbreak and considering our responsibility to all the speakers and attendees, we have made the difficult decision not to bring everyone together in Birmingham on Saturday
28 March for the Midlands Bat Conference.
We explored the possibility of streaming the talks online but we felt that valuable elements such as the workshops and networking opportunities could not be replicated satisfactorily online. Hence the decision
to postpone until a later date, when we can provide the full experience as intended.
We are planning to use Millennium Point in Birmingham still and are currently considering when the best time would be to hold the rescheduled conference. We will liaise
with Midlands bat groups, as well as speakers and workshop leaders, once we’re in a position to consider dates.
We hope you understand the reasoning behind our decision.
All the best,
Head of Conservation Services
Bat Conservation Trust, Quadrant House, 250 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5RD
Direct line: 020 7820 7176
National Bat Helpline: 0345 1300 228 (hours of service are 09.30 to 16.30, Monday to Friday)
There are dedicated Bat Group pages on the BCT website at: www.bats.org.uk/pages/resources_for_bat_groups.html
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