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Travel awards for the international congress of entomology

ESC is offering three awards of $850 each to help support ESC student members attending the International Congress of Entomology (ICE) in Helsinki, Finland, 19–24 July 2020.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

· Be an undergraduate or graduate student in a Canadian University

· At the time of application have paid ESC membership for the 2020 membership year

· Have submitted an abstract to ICE

Applications

Applications must be received before Midnight of Friday 22 November 2019. Click here to see the attachment for the details of how to apply.

Process

Applications will be reviewed by Student Award Committee of the Society. Selection of awardees will be based on academic merit and quality of the abstract.

Note that student early-bird registration is $450 until 31 December 2019 and $500 thereafter ($650 for walk-on registrations).  The ESC Student Awards Committee will inform the three winning applicants before the early-bird registration deadline.

Payment of each award will be made as a reimbursement after ICE, upon receipt of documentary proof of attendance at the meeting.

Entomological Society of Canada Special Meeting of Members

A special meeting of ESC members will be held by moderated teleconference on Tuesday 22 October at noon Central Daylight Time.  The sole purpose of the meeting is to consider the 2018–19 financial statements of the Entomological Society of Canada, which are now available to members in the members’ of the ESC website. The statements are in the file June 2019 ESC Financial Statements (Unaudited).pdf, which can be downloaded from https://members.esc-sec.ca/page/ESCMemberHome.

View the Agenda Here

To participate in the meeting, in the 15 minutes before the start time, dial either 1-888-241-0551 (Canadian toll free) or +1 647 427 3415 (internationally-accessible toll line). Give the operator the Conference ID 8684828.  You will be asked for you name so that we can verify that you are a member. The moderator will explain how to ask questions, and how to vote on the motion:

That the 2018–2019 financial statements for the Entomological Society of Canada be approved

As with any meeting of members of the ESC, a quorum of 5% of members is required.

Please set aside time to participate in this meeting, which is important to your society.

Meeting Announcement

The next annual meeting of the Entomological Society of Manitoba will be held October 25-26, 2019.  The theme is “Insects Behave!” and will feature Keynote Speaker Bernie Roitberg, Simon Fraser University.  We hope that you can join us! See https://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~fieldspg/meetings.html for more details.

Meeting Announcement

The next annual meeting of the Entomological Society of Québec will be held November 28-29, 2019.  The theme is “Emerging ento-technologies: insects serving humans”.  A novel conference topic and a new entomological adventure!

 https://seqc.ca/reunion-annuelles/reunion-annuelle-2019/

Don’t miss it!

2020 ESC/ESA Joint Annual Meeting

Save the date for our next Joint Annual Meeting, hosted by the Entomological Society of Alberta on October 18-21, 2020 at the Carriage House Inn in Calgary. More details coming soon. Any questions can be directed to General Chair Haley Catton at haley.catton at Canada.ca

CONTACT THE SOCIETY

Association Coordinator: info@esc-sec.ca

ESC President: ESCPresident@esc-sec.ca

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