The following are upcoming events involving, or relevant to the BDVA:

September 2022 – International Deer Biolology Congress

The 10th International Deer Biology Congress will be held from September 4-9, 2022, at the Faculty of Agrobiotechnical Sciences, Osijek, Croatia. The main purpose of International Deer Biology Congress (IDBC) is to gather professionals interested in deer biology, disease, conservation and management in wild and farmed conditions. IDBC offers possibilities to discuss common problems, share knowledge and experiences, revive old, and create new networks. Some of the major topics will include general Deer biology, ecology and physiology, diseases, evolution, genetics, management and nutrition, in-situ and ex-situ conservation, antler biology, and antler and venison production. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many restrictions have come about, requiring us to work in a virtual setting. Let’s hope that 10th IDBC will be held in an old-normal person-to-person conditions, allowing direct exchange of knowledge, creation of new relationships and thereby helping to sparks novel endeavours in cervid research, conservation, management and production.
1st announcement

December 2021 – BDVA AGM (online)

The BDVA’s AGM will be an online event this year, with the date set as the evening of the 1st Decemeber. Further details will be emailed to members closer to the time, however if you wish for more information, please feel free to get in touch through the “contact us” section of the website.

September 2021 – BDVA + BVZS Congress (online)

The BDVA is collaborating with and supporting the BVZS in their annual meeting.  This will be an online webinar based weekend CPD event occurring on September 25th and 26th 2021. In order for BDVA members to be able to attend you must sign up, please follow this link.

Plenary speakers include Alistair Ward (University of Hull) who will speak about estimating wild deer populations in the UK and Kit Heawood (Tyndale Vets & BDVA Secretary) on the challenges of Tb testing deer herds residing within a park.

For full more details, including the conference programme, please go to the BVZS website Conference – BVZS.