Protecting our woodlands: tackling tree pests and diseases

University of Reading, 16 to 17 Sep 2013

This meeting will focus on the scientific work currently investigating the many pest and disease threats to our woodlands. As well as talks on a wide range of relevant topics there will also be opportunities to discuss issues on a more informal basis.

Presentations at the meeting will be selected from abstracts submitted by delegates.
Abstracts must be submitted online by 16th August 2013. Please use the abstract upload registering or email to
The abstract form is available at here

Registration for the meeting is now closed.

Provisional Programme

Invited Speakers include: Daniels Rigling (WSL, Switzerland), David Studholme (Exeter, UK), Sarah Green (FR, UK)

Monday 16th September

  • 12 pm Arrival and Lunch
  • 1.30 pm Talks
  • 5.30 pm Poster Session followed by dinner

Tuesday 17th September

  • 9am Talks
  • 1pm Lunch and departure

Registration and accomodation costs

  • BSPP members - £50
  • BSPP student members - FREE
  • Non-members - £85
  • Student non-members - £35
  • Accommodation 16 Sept - £53 to £63
  • Accommodation, students 16 Sept - £40
  • Accommodation 15 Sept - £63 to £70
  • Lunch 17 Sept (optional) - £9

Click here for the final programme