Upcoming Events

June 5-9, 2000
Parasitic Hymenoptera Short Course
College Park, MD

An intensive, week-long introduction to the taxonomy and biology of parasitic wasps. Hosted by the University of Maryland Department of Entomology. $600 fee ($300 for graduate students) includes course materials, but not housing. For more information contact Charles Mittner at (301) 405-3911 or visit the website.

June 25-28, 2000
ESA Pacific Branch Meeting
Orange County, California

Presented papers and posters on research in biological control and many other areas of entomology. For more information contact Tim Paine at (909) 787-5835.

July 11-12, 2000
2nd California Conference on Biological Control
Riverside, California

This conference will promote biological control and facilitate contact beween biological control practitioners and researchers in California. For more information phone (909) 787-7292, email, or visit their website.

August 13-18, 2000
Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting
Guanajuato, Mexico

Symposia will feature ecology of Bacillus thuringiensis, Bt toxin insertion and risk assessment, nematode and associated bacteria, fungi, microbial control, and more. Submitted papers, too. For more information contact SIP, 4300 NW 23rd Ave, Suite 78, Gainesville, FL 32614-7050 or visit the SIP website.

August 20-26, 2000
21st International Congress of Entomology
Iguassu Falls, Brazil

Presented papers and posters, and symposia on research in biological control and many other areas of entomology. For more information contact Decio Luiz Gazzoni or visit the Congress website.

December 3-7, 2000
Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, the Entomological Society of Canada and La Société d'Entomologie due Québec
Montréal, Canada

Presented papers and posters, and symposia on research in biological control and many other areas of entomology. For more information contact Judy Miller, ESA, at (301) 731-4535 ext. 3022 or visit ESA's meeting website.

August 2-5, 2001
The Practice of Biological Control: Importation and Management of Natural Enemies in the New Millennium
Bozeman, Montana

This symposium-consisting of keynote speakers followed by paper presentations, with afternoon poster sessions and small discussion groups-will develop a list of objectives to enhance the practice of biological control in the 21st century and publish a proceedings. Attendees will be encouraged to register a year in advance, so mark your year 2000 calendars to sign up for the following year. For more information contact Tim Kring at (501) 575-3186.


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