London BCG Meeting:
Invitation to the Fourth European Meeting of the
Blattodea Culture Group (BCG)
Saturday 12th April 2008, 10.30am
Courtyard Room, The Natural History Museum, London
We would like to invite you to attend the fourth meeting of the BCG. Please arrive at the museum after 10 AM and enter via the main Cromwell Road entrance. To get to the Courtyard Rooms walk into the Central Hall, go past the dinosaur skeleton, turn into the corridor on your right, enter the door which leads to the public restaurant and go down the stairs to the left of the lift. At the bottom of the staircase walk a few feet straight ahead and when you come to the locked door ring the bell and someone will let you into the meetings room. Please ask a member of Museum staff if you have problems finding the room, or phone Judith Marshall on 020 7942 5610.
10.30am - 12.00am INFORMAL GATHERING
12.00am - 1.30pm Presentations (c. 20 minutes each) as follows:-
Collecting giant hissing cockroaches in Madagascar.
Ian Abercrombie [provisional]
Collecting cockroaches in south-east Asia.
A clip of Adrian's recent TV appearance.
Collecting cockroaches in Borneo.
1.30pm - 2.30pm LUNCH (bring packed lunch or buy locally)
2.30pm - 3.00pm LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE (please bring your surplus livestock *packaged* to give away)
3.00 - 4.30pm FURTHER INFORMAL GATHERING / BCG COMMITTEE MEETING
*2008 BCG Subscriptions*
Members are reminded to please pay their subscriptions for this year. The cost is the same as last year i.e. £14/20 Euros for EU members, or £21/30 Euros for non-EU members. Subscriptions should be sent by Sterling cheque, made payable to "The Blattodea Culture Group", to the Membership Secretary (Judith Marshall, Entomology Department, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 5BD, UK), or given to her at the BCG meeting as cash or cheque. If you wish to pay in Euros or another currency then please contact Judith (firstname.lastname@example.org) to ask for instructions before trying to pay.