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PSGB 50th Anniversary with Jane Goodall & Frans de Waal

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Royal Geographical Society

1 Kensington Gore

Knightsbridge

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SW7 2AR

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Celebrating 50 years of the Primate Society of Great Britain

Join our guest speakers: Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, patron of the Primate Society of Great Britain, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, and Prof Frans de Waal, Dutch primatologist and ethologist, together with leading primatologists, such as Robin Dunbar, Bob Martin and Russ Mittermeier, in celebrating 50 years of primate research, conservation and welfare in the UK.

This 2-day event includes talks, round-table discussions, posters, and social events. Jane and our panel of experts will highlight priority areas for the next 50 years of primate conservation, as well as celebrating the last 50 years of UK primatology. The conference is open to anyone interested in the conservation and welfare of primates.

The scientific programme is available here.

The meeting will also include:

  • sale of artwork (we are running a series of online auctions - please check the psgb ebay site)
  • silent auction
  • book sales
  • book signings, including by Jane Goodall
  • past presidents' memoires
  • Family room

Ticket price includes: lunch, tea and coffee on both days, and the wine reception and gala buffet dinner* with Jane on the 28th. Ticket prices have been heavily subsidised by the Society to encourage student attendance.

*drinks purchased separately. Please indicate dietary and seating needs when purchasing your ticket.


Please consider sponsoring a student to attend by selecting that option from the list of available ticket types (last option).



Schedule of events

  • 27 Nov. 4pm-6pm. Guided tour of Kensington. Departure from the Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR.
  • 27 Nov. 7pm-late. Pre-conference social event. Broadway House, SW6 1BY (2 min walk from Fulham Broadway tube)
  • 28 Nov. 9.30am-10.30am Registration
  • 28 Nov. 10.30am-5pm Conference day 1. Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR. Guest speaker: Jane Goodall
  • 28 Nov. 5pm-10pm Wine reception & gala buffet dinner. Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR
  • 29 Nov. 9.30am-5pm Conference day 2. Royal Geographical Society, SW7 2AR. Guest speaker: Frans de Waal


Key deadlines

  • Abstract submission: 4 August 2017.
  • Early bird registration: 1 October 2017 (all ticket prices then increase by 25%)
  • Refund requests: 13 November 2017
  • Last chance to buy tickets: 22nd November 2017


Accomodation

We have negotiated preferential rates with the Strathmore Grange Hotel, which is close to the Royal Geographical Society. More information on the Strathmore Grange Hotel and other accomodation can be found here.

Please scroll down for exhibitor package information.


FAQs

Which ticket is right for me?

If you are already a member of the PSGB you should purchase a 'MEMBER' ticket (STUDENT/UNWAGED: you must be registered at a school or university in any country OR currently be unemployed, £99; WAGED: any other member of the Society: £150)

If you are NOT a member of the PSGB you should purchase a 'NONMEMBER' ticket (1 day: £210; both

days: £225). If you are a student, you may want to consider joining the Society.

Tickets allow access to all talks, and cover lunch and tea and coffee throughout. Tickets do NOT include the evening events on day 1 after 5pm (wine reception and buffet dinner, as we have have reached the maximum capacity of the RGS for these activities)


Will I receive a ticket confirmation?

We are using paperless ticketing and you should consider your eventbrite registration email to be confirmation of your ticket. All registrants will also receive occassional email updates about the event. Please check you junk folder!


What are the guidelines for posters?

Scientific posters may be size A0 (portrait) or A1 (portrait or landscape).


What's the refund policy?

Refund requests must be made at least 2 weeks before the start of the conference and should be made direct to the Treasurer at: treasurer@psgb.org. Please give your name as it appears on your bank statement, the name of your bank, sort code and account number. Requests for refunds via Eventbrite will not be accepted.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can update your information by logging into your Eventbrite account.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact meetings@psgb.org.


Exhibitor Packages at the PSGB50th

PLATINUM £2,500

  • 10ft table top exhibition space
  • Logo (extra large size) displayed prominently throughout the conference venue, at the social events, on social media platforms, press releases, intersession slides and event advertisements
  • Podium acknowledgment – verbal recognition in the Presidential Address
  • 4 all-inclusive tickets to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner

GOLD £1,500

  • 5ft table top exhibition space
  • Logo (large size) displayed throughout the conference venue at the social events, on social media platforms, website, press releases, intersession slides and event advertisements
  • Podium acknowledgment –verbal recognition in the Presidential Address at the beginning of event
  • 3 all-inclusive tickets to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner

SILVER £1000

  • 2.5ft table top exhibition space
  • Logo (regular size) displayed throughout the conference venue at the social events, on social media platforms, website, press releases, intersession slides and event advertisements
  • 2 all-inclusive tickets to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner

BRONZE £575

  • 2.5ft table top exhibition space
  • 1 all-inclusive ticket to the conference, including pre-conference social event and gala buffet dinner
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