Conference 2022

We invite applications from potential speakers. We are aiming for a program that is a mix of beekeepers, farmers, industry leaders, educators and researchers, so we encourage applications from all these groups.

Potential topics include, but are not restricted to, the following areas.

  • Stingless bee hive propagation
  • Stingless bee management
  • Other native bees, e.g., blue banded bees, reed bees, leaf cutters, carpenters, Halictidae
  • Pollination by native bees
  • Crops for native bee pollination
  • Bee products: composition, properties, processing, benefits, utilization
  • Native bee ecology, behaviour and evolution
  • Wild bees in natural systems, plant pollinator networks, etc
  • Native bees in education, community and therapy

Submissions are welcome from 1 February 2022 and close on 1 April 2022.


  • Call for Abstracts; 1 Feb 2022
  • Abstracts due 1 Apr 2022.
  • Accepted speakers notified by 6 Apr 2022.
  • Early-bee registration ends 10 Apr 2022.
  • Speakers confirm by 10 Apr 2022.
  • Final abstracts, bio, images for publication in Program Book due 30 Apr 2022.
  • Conference 11-12 June 2022.

Please let us know if you are interested in presenting a paper to the conference by sending us an Abstract. The Abstract should comprise three paragraphs (Title; Authors; and Abstract), Please follow the guidelines below. Please underline the presenting author.

Author, F. (1), S. Author (2) & Y. Author (3)
(1) Orange Agricultural Institute, Forest Road, Orange, NSW 2800; (2) Charles Sturt University, Leeds Parade, Orange, NSW 2800; (3) Agrisearch Services Pty Ltd, PO Box 972, Orange, NSW 2800
Abstract: Maximum 300 words

Send your Abstract to:
Deadline for submission of abstract: 1 Apr 2022

Phone: Tim Heard on 0434 416 053