Events

Events for 2016  
29th April SGA Spring Meeting and AGM.

Our Spring Meeting will be held at the Royal Overseas League, London. A reception with wine and canapes will be held from 6pm, and at 7pm we will open the formal AGM proceedings. The AGM will be followed by a talk from Penguinologist Tom Hart, entitled Spies in our mist: Camera-Based Conservation for the Southern Ocean".

Full details will be circulated in the Spring Newsletter. Members are welcome to bring guests but non-members may not take part in AGM proceedings. Tickets for the reception cost £18.00 per person. You can apply for tickets by filling in the form in the meeting notice and returning it to the treasurer with a cheque for payment, or by making an online payment using Paypal.
18th November South Georgia at the Natural History Museum.

We will be holding an event at the Natural History Museum, South Kensington, on the 18th November. We will start with an afternoon of presentations and discussion of museum specimens from South Georgia and related regions with scientific staff members of the museum. This will be followed by wine and canapés at the museum and the option of dinner at Carluccio's afterwards.

Programme

  • 13:30 Arrival and registration in the Foyer of the Flett Lecture Theatre (there will be signs to direct attendees)
  • Welcome by the Museum Director, Sir Michael Dixon
  • 14:00 – 15:30 Presentations on South Georgia Birds, Deep Sea and Geology
  • 15:30 Tea
  • 16:00 Session to view material from the collections and meet science staff
  • 16:30 – 17:30 Presentations on Palaeobotany and the Archaeobacteria of South Georgia and related regions
  • 17:30 End of meeting
  • 18:00 Reception: wine and canapés
  • 19:30 Optional dinner at Carluccio’s: 1-3 Old Brompton Rd, London SW7 3HZ

Registration Fee: £30; Optional dinner at Carluccio's: £30

Please book by emailing or sending a completed booking form to Paul Rodhouse. Places for the dinner are limited to 50 persons, so early registration is recommended to secure a place.