The IUSSI International Congress


XVIII IUSSI International Congress

Guarujá, Brazil

At the XVII international congress in Cairns it was announced that the next international congress will be hosted by the Brazilian section. More details will follow as they become available.

 Previous Congress:

13-18 July 2014

XVII IUSSI International Congress

Cairns, Australia

The program for the congress can be downloaded here, and the abstract book here.


IUSSI Section Meetings

17-18 December 2015

North-West European Section Winter Meeting

Bristol, U.K.

This year's meeting will be held at Bristol University, and will take place over two consecutive days (17th and 18th December 2015). All information on the registration process and abstract submission can be found on the website: http://iussibristol.weebly.com

Any queries, please direct your emails to: bristol2015iussi@gmail.com

9-11 August 2016

European IUSSI congress

Helsinki, Finland

Hosted by Professor Lotta Sundström on behalf of the North-west European Section, the conference is planned to take place from the 8th August (arrival and registration) to the 11th August 2016. The call for symposia is now open, with a final deadline for submission of 1 September 2015. You can find more details in a flier downloadable here.


Other Meetings & courses of interest to social insect researchers

18-20 July 2016

2016 International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy

Penn State University, Philadelphia, USA

A major theme of this year’s conference will be translating the results of recent research advances in the biology and health of pollinators into solutions that can be applied in the field to conserve and expand pollinator populations. The conference will cover a range of topics in pollinator research, from genomics to ecology, and their application to land use and management, breeding of managed bees, and monitoring of global pollinator populations. Recent global initiatives in policy, education, and extension will also be highlighted.

The conference will be preceded by a one-day Pollinator Conservation Short Course hosted by the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation on Sunday, July 17, 2016. The Short Course will also be held at Penn State in University Park, PA and it will feature presentations on creating and protecting pollinator habitat, as well as related research of Penn State scientists. Please contact Jillian Vento jilian.vento@xerces.org for more information.

For more details, see the conference web site: http://ento.psu.edu/pollinators/events/2016-international-conference-on-pollinator-biology-health-and-policy.

The conference agenda, online registration, and online abstract submission will be available in early February 2016. To receive an email announcement once registration is open, please send a message to csco@psu.edu

25-30 September 2016

XXV International Congress of Entomology

Orlando, Florida

ICE 2016’s Theme “Entomology without Borders” will emphasize the global impact of entomology along with a multidisciplinary approach to explore and expand our scientific frontiers. The scientific program of ICE 2016 will feature of variety of sessions including plenary sessions, symposia, 15-minute papers and poster sessions. Submissions are now open for symposium topics - deadline 2 March 2015.

For more information, see the congress web site: http://ice2016orlando.org/

October 2017

11th International Conference on Ants (11th ANeT)

The 11th International Conference on Ants (11th ANeT) is to be organised in India in October-2017, details regarding registration, abstract submission and other relevant information will follow soon.

The conference website can be found at: http://www.antdiversityindia.com/international_conference_on_ants-2017

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Last updated: Thursday, November 5, 2015