Event List

04 - 06Sep2020

SICAMM conference 2020

Going Native-The Potential of the Black Bee

At Athlone


The Native Irish Honey Bee Society (NIHBS) is an all-Ireland association whose main objectives are to promote the conservation, study, improvement and reintroduction of the Native Irish Honey Bee (Apis mellifera mellifera), also known as the Black Bee, throughout the island of Ireland.

This year NIHBS are proud to host the 2020 International Black Bee Conference on behalf of SICAMM - the International Association for the Protection of the European Dark Bee.

The conference will feature speakers from home and abroad, including:

·         Professor Tom Seeley - World authority on honey bees, Cornell University

·         Andrew Abrahams - Master Beekeeper & Scottish Native Bee Breeder, Colonsay, Scotland

·         Raffaelle Dall’Olio - BeeSources Beekeeping Consultancy (Bologna, Italy)

We plan to have the BIBBA stand at the following events:
BeeTradex                                          14th March
Welsh Beekeepers Convention           28th March
BBKA Spring Convention                    3rd & 4th April
SICAMM (to be confirmed)              4th to 6th Sept
Scottish Beekeepers Convention        12th September
National Honey Show                    22nd to 24th Oct