Science & Nature Conference
Sat 3rd September 2022
We are delighted to announce this year's Science & Nature Conference which will take place on Saturday 3rd September at Cambo Gardens from 10:00 - 16:00. The theme of the conference is 'footprints' and we have speakers covering a variety of topics from animal tracks and signs to our environmental impact.
Tickets for the event are free but must be booked via our Eventbrite page.
Below is the programme of speakers for the day. If you would like to come to the conference then please visit our Eventbrite page to book your place.
This event has been funded by a grant from Foundation Scotland and the Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme - Small.
9.30 - 10.00 - Arriving
Welcome: Footprint East Neuk
10.10 - 10.50
Three discourses on sustainability
Prof Sir Ian Boyd, University of St Andrews
10.50 - 11.20
Dr Alison Johnston, University of St Andrews
11.20 - 11.40
11.40 - 12.30
Panel discussion on regenerative farming
Facilitated by Prof Sir Ian Boyd
12.30 - 13.30
13.30. - 14.00
Animal Tracks and Signs
Donald Malone, Wildside Nature
14.00 - 14.30
Climate / wildlife friendly gardening
In the garden with a gardener at Cambo
14.30 - 14.50
14.50 - 15.20
Footprints in crime; wildlife forensics
Professor Rob Ogden, University of Edinburgh
15.20 - 15.50
Professor William Austin, University of St Andrews