Conference 2019

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‘Chelonian Conservation and Welfare in Europe’

Saturday 16th November 2019

10.00am – 4.00pm (6 CPD hours)

Writtle University College, Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR

Kindly supported by Peregrine Livefoods

In association with Tortoise Welfare UK


Conference Speakers 2019 (Provisional):


  • Torsten Blank – Turtle Survival Alliance Europe – European contributions to Chelonian conservation.
  • Eleanor Tirtasana Chubb: Chair of TSA Europe & TWUK will be presenting on Perceptions of Chelonia in captivity and the community.
  • Matt Rendle: Experienced exotics veterinary nurse, Matt will be joining us to discuss current veterinary practice with a focus on egg retention in Chelonia.
  • Adam Davis – Zoo Conservation Bristol Zoo Chelonian work
  • Beate Pfau – Testudo Hermanni latest research and findings from the wild.
  • Georgie Hollis– Veterinary Wound Library – Wound healing in reptiles, case studies and the work of the veterinary wound library.
  • Chris Newman – Reptile rescue work and latest news of European reptile law.



(includes optional Sunday workshops)

Early Bird Pricing till 15th September Registration – after 15th September – full price Notes
Full conference, Non-member 40 50 Registration includes digital membership to TSA for 2019
Full conference, TSA member 25 30
Full conference, Student 25 30 Registration includes digital membership to TSA for 2019

Pre-book only (inclusive of refreshments and lunch)

For more details, or to reserve your place, please email:
Please see the booking form or ask for further details on our accommodation discounts, and conference dinner on Saturday 16th November at the County Hotel, Chelmsford. Networking dinner includes 3 course meal (vegetarian/vegan options) £25

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