Call for Papers


We invite applications from potential speakers who wish to present at this conference. 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
  • Crops for native bee pollination
  • Bee products: composition, properties, processing, utilization
  • Native bee ecology, behaviour and evolution
  • Wild bees in natural systems, plant pollinator networks, etc
  • Use of other native bees, e.g. blue banded bees, reed bees, leaf cutters, Halictidae

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.

To submit the Abstract, go to the Contact Us page on our website. Fill in your details. Copy your Abstract into the Enquiry field. We will let you know that we have received it.


  • Abstracts due 5 October. Note that an extension has been granted!
  • Accepted speakers notified by 11 October
  • Early-bee registration ends 13 October
  • Speakers confirm by 18 October
  • Final abstracts, bio, personal image and image illustrating their talk, for publication in Program Book due 8 November
  • Conference 5-7 December