The 2016 International Congress of Entomology began yesterday, and in this video, Laurel Haavik, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Kansas, asks attendees why they are attending ICE 2016, the largest gathering of insect scientists in history.
The video was shot during the ICE 2016 Welcome Reception.
The meeting will run until Friday, September 30, 2016.
Laurel Haavik is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Kansas, where she studies the interactions between insects and the trees that they eat. Follow her on Twitter at @ljhaavik, and check out her blog Science Shapes Lives.