NatSCA Conference & AGM 2017
The Natural Science Collections Association annual conference & AGM is on 20 & 21 April 2017. The event will be hosted by the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge and sponsored by Axiell.
Evolving Ideas: provocative new ways of working with collections
This conference aims to generate real food for thought for anyone interested in enhancing how museums with natural sciences collections operate. We want to provoke, explore and inspire new ways of working.
Tours and Events
Optional tours of the following areas will be available between 4- 6pm on the afternoon of Wednesday 19 April:
Please contact Natalie Jones email@example.com to book a place.
Those that have registered should meet outside the Whale Hall at the Zoology Museum at 4pm.
Following the tours, some delegates will be meeting for preconference drinks in the Panton Arms.
There will be an opportunity to see the available new galleries of the Zoology Museum on the Friday afternoon of the conference.
On Saturday 22 April you may also be interested in the Cambridge #EarthOptimism event with speakers including Jane Goodall and Steven Pinker, looking at success stories which show how it's not all doom and gloom for nature. Please note, this is not organised by NatSCA and you will need to sign up on their website to register.
Follow the #NatSCA2017 discussion
This year's conference meal is in the Great Hall at Clare College, Cambridge. Booking for the meal is now closed.
For carnivores - Slow cooked beetroot salmon charred cucumber, macerated beetroot, yuzu, dill emulsion, wasabi snow
For herbivores - Caramelised root vegetable terrine (V) pickled and raw root vegetable salad, wasabi sorbet
For carnivores - Roast Norfolk black chicken breast leek and braised leg roll , parsnip purée and crisps, buttered vegetables and madeira jus
For herbivores - Wild mushroom arancini (V) celeriac and truffle purée, shimeji mushroom, button onion and celeriac fricassée, truffle and hazelnut pesto
Dark chocolate fondant sesame tuille, milk chocolate caramel, malt ice cream, cacao nib sauce
Tea or Coffee