The IUSSI International Congress
XVIII IUSSI International Congress
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.
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13-18 July 2014
XVII IUSSI International Congress
The program for the congress can be downloaded here, and the abstract book here.
IUSSI Section Meetings
9-11 August 2016
European IUSSI congress
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
6-16 August 2015
Ant Course 2015
Southwestern Research Station, Portal, Arizona, USA
THE field course for those interested in ants will take place in Arizona this year.
As usual, space is limited (30 students), so sign up soon at: http://www.calacademy.org/scientists/ant-course
9-14 August 2015
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Australia
The biennial IEC meeting will take place 9th-14th August 2015, in Cairns, Australia. Invited speakers of particular interest to those working on social insects include Prof. Mandyam Srinivasan.
The deadline for abstract submissions is 16 March 2015, and for early-bird registration, 1 May 2015
For more details, please see the conference web site: http://www.behaviour2015.org
10-14 August 2015
XVth meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology
The Department of Ecology and Evolution of the University of Lausanne is delighted to organise the 2015 meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology. There are 34 thematic symposia, several of which are of relevance for social insect researchers (including 4 on social evolution). Abstract submission and conference registration are now open.
Please see the conference web site for more details: www.unil.ch/eseb2015
18-22 October 2015
XXII Simpósio de Mirmecologia - An international ant meeting
Ilhéus, Bahia, Brasil
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the XXII Simpósio de Mirmecologia that will be held in Ilhéus, Bahia, Brasil, between the 18th and 22nd of October 2015. During the last few decades, Brazilian myrmecology has undergone major growth, evidenced by the increased number of institutions and researchers dedicated to the study of ants and by the growing diversity and scope of the research lines developed here. The Simpósio de Mirmecologia gives a faithful representation of the development and increasing commitment and contribution of the Brazilian scientific community to important areas such as community ecology, taxonomy, systematics, biogeography, animal behaviour and behavioural ecology, bioindication, pest ants control, etc.In this highly positive and exciting context, we hope to offer a program that meets the expectations of professionals and students, and that provides opportunities for discussion, new ideas and research avenues. The “XXII Simpósio de Mirmecologia” shall also be an appropriate place to meet old and new friends, as well as to expand/reinforce professional partnerships.
See the symposium website: http://www.uesb.br/eventos/mirmecologia/index.php
28-30 October 2015
SWARM2015 - The first International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics 2015
Living things that survive natural selection have beautiful skills and intelligent behavior. A swarm can perform many functions that its component individuals cannot possibly accomplish alone. It is able not only to adapt to the environment, but also to construct a suitable environment for its own advantage. The constructive understanding of intelligence of living things is a very interesting approach from the point of view of biology and engineering. The aim of this first symposium SWARM2015 is the construction of a bridge between biologists and engineers who are interested in the intelligence of living things and the creation of a new academic field by integrating biology and engineering. This symposium will focus on the biological and engineering approaches for understanding swarm behavior and biologically-inspired robotics. All aspects of swarm behavior and bio-inspired robotics are welcome.
For more details see the symposium web site:https://sites.google.com/site/swarm2015/
|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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
25-30 September 2016
XXV International Congress of Entomology
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/
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