The Entomology Word Association Game – 2016 Edition

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Everyone’s done a word association game at some point in their lives, so sit back, relax, and watch as Derek Woller puts eight entomologists and non-entomologists from all different backgrounds and countries on the spot and asks them to think of the first word that pops into their heads after he says an entomology-related word. […]

Letters Home from the 2008 International Congress of Entomology in South Africa

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Editor’s note: The author, Tom Sappington, attended four different International Congresses of Entomology, from 1996-2008, and sent hand-written letters home during each of them. The following, the fourth part of four, is unedited text from his trip to Durban, South Africa for the 2008 Congress. Part I: Florence, Italy, 1996 — Part II, Iguassu Falls, […]

Letters Home from the 2004 International Congress of Entomology in Australia

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Editor’s note: The author, Tom Sappington, attended four different International Congresses of Entomology, from 1996-2008, and sent hand-written letters home during each of them. The following, the third part of four, is unedited text from his trip to Brisbane, Australia for the 2004 Congress. Part I: Florence, Italy, 1996 — Part II, Iguassu Falls, Brazil, […]

Letters Home from the 2000 International Congress of Entomology in Brazil

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Editor’s note: The author, Tom Sappington, attended four different International Congresses of Entomology, from 1996-2008, and sent hand-written letters home during each of them. The following, the second part of four, is unedited text from his trip to Florence, Italy for the 1996 Congress. Click here for Part I (1996 in Florence, Italy). By Tom […]

Letters Home from the 1996 International Congress of Entomology in Italy

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Editor’s note: The author, Tom Sappington, attended four different International Congresses of Entomology, from 1996-2008, and sent hand-written letters home during each of them. The following, the first part of four, is unedited text from his trip to Florence, Italy for the 1996 Congress. By Tom Sappington INTRODUCTION As a professional entomologist, I have been […]

ICE 2016 Co-Chairs Honored by Royal Entomological Society

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Alvin Simmons, co-chair of the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, was recently elected Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, and his co-chair Walter Leal was recently named an Honorary Fellow of the RES. Simmons, a research entomologist at the USDA-ARS in Charleston, SC, will sign the “Obligations Book” and be recognized during the society’s Annual […]

Interview with Marcos Kogan on the International Congresses of Entomology

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Dr. Marcos Kogan is a professor and director emeritus at Oregon State University’s Integrated Plant Protection Center. In 1976, the last time an International Congress of Entomology was held in the U.S., he was one of the main speakers. In the year 2000 in Brazil, he delivered the ICE Plenary Lecture on “Sustainable Development and […]

Florida Entomological Society to Co-locate Meeting with 2016 International Congress of Entomology

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The Florida Entomological Society (FES) has announced that it will co-locate its 2016 annual meeting with the XXV International Congress of Entomology (ICE), which will be held in Orlando, FL from September 25-30, 2016. Like the Olympics, the International Congress of Entomology is held every four years, and it attracts thousands of participants from all […]

The 2016 International Congress of Entomology Calls for Symposium Ideas

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The organizers of ICE 2016, the XXV International Congress of Entomology, invite members of the global community of insect scientists to submit ideas for symposia for the 2016 meeting, which will take place September 25-30 in Orlando, Florida. Each symposium at ICE 2016 will be 3-4 hours in length and will feature 15-minute presentations related […]

Entomologists Invite YOU To the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

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In the following video, two dozen entomologists invite you to attend the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida: The 2016 International Congress of Entomology will be the largest gathering of scientists and experts in the history of the discipline, with an expected attendance of over 6,000 individuals. The Congress will be co-located with […]