This year BugFest, a North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences annual event, will go online. It will be a virtual infestation! Join us as we interact with entomologists from North Carolina and around the world to learn about the fascinating world of bugs. We will have SIX days of buggy adventures as we celebrate our theme arthropod … THE FLY!
2020 THEME ARTHROPOD: FLIES!
BugFest 2020 Theme Days:
Art and Culture Wednesday
Prime Crime Friday
BugFest Bugstravaganza Saturday
What’s in a name? BugFest celebrates all arthropods, a group that includes insects, spiders and scorpions, centipedes and millipedes, crayfish and crabs and many other creatures, as well as true bugs, like cicadas and planthoppers.
Submissions are open for Entomology 2020, the Entomological Society of America’s Virtual Annual Meeting. Submit your 10-minute paper, poster, infographic, or student competition presentation or poster now through ESA’s new virtual platform. When you submit to Entomology 2020, you also receive access to four days of live-streamed content and two weeks of on-demand access at no additional cost to you—you are automatically registered when you submit. Submissions are due by August 31. Learn more and submit.
About Entomology 2020: ESA’s Annual Meeting, Entomology 2020, will go fully virtual this November, embracing the spirit of Entomology for All—where all entomologists can participate, regardless of location, specialty, or ability to travel. Presenters and attendees at Entomology 2020 will receive access to four days of live-streamed content Nov. 16-19 and two weeks of on-demand content from Nov. 11-25.
The Scientific Programming committee for the ESC/ESO 2021 JAM – Strength in Diversity – is soliciting invited symposia to be presented at the 2021 JAM to be held at Marriott on the Falls, Niagara Falls Ontario between Sunday October 3rd to Wednesday October 6, 2021.
JAM theme and vision
Strength in Diversity. The insects are among the most diverse group of organisms on the planet, and entomologists are applying an increasingly diverse toolkit to advance knowledge on a diversity of topics in the field. We are keenly aware of the declines in the diversity of insects that threaten vital ecosystem functions, human health, and our economy. We are also becoming increasingly aware of systematic barriers that preclude many from studying and practicing entomology, threats that likely impact the productivity and ingenuity of entomological research in Canada. Our goal for the 2021 JAM – Strength in Diversity – is to showcase state of the art entomological research on a diversity of taxa, ecosystems and disciplines, and to collectively discuss solutions to enhancing equity and diversity in Entomology.
Interested researchers should submit a 1 page symposium proposal containing the following elements:
Title of the proposed symposium
Name(s), contact and affiliation for the Chair of the symposium
Potential list of talks and speakers. Please indicate which speakers have confirmed their willingness to participate.
A brief statement of how the symposia compliments that theme of the JAM.
Time requirements. Our schedule can accommodate both 15 min presentations (12 min talk + 3 min Q&A), or 30 min presentations (25 min talk + 5 min Q&A).
Any additional notes for consideration.
All proposed symposia must give appropriate consideration to equity, diversity and inclusion principles when selecting speakers.
Deadline for submission September 14 2020. Please email submissions to email@example.com
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