EXTEMIT-K scientists organize section symposium at ESA 2020 in Florida, USA

Forentomics: Linking bark beetle biology and management with advances in molecular biology and genomics, has been accepted as a Section Symposium for Entomology 2020 being held November 15-18 in Orlando, Florida.

Additionally, the Annual Meeting Program Committee, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and President Alvin Simmons encourage us to make an effort to have a strong representation of diverse speakers across demographics, career experiences, and disciplines.

Diversity is important – it will enrich our symposium, widen perspectives on our study area (Forentomics), and showcase as openness to opportunities for all in our field. Hence, we manage to have speakers from three continents (Asia, Europea, America) so far.

We will follow the recommended considerations compiled by ESA's Diversity & Inclusion Committee. We hope our faculty will also provide the necessary support for that.

– https://www.entsoc.org/events/annual-meeting/diversity-inclusion-considerations

More information about Symposium, you can find here:

– https://www.entsoc.org/event-calendar/entomology-2020 
– https://www.entsoc.org/events/annual-meeting/symposia

If you and some of your team members want to participate in this section symposium, please contact the organizers, preferably to Dr. Amit Roy (roy@fld.czu.cz).

Please, spread this news among your colleagues in the field.

We hope to see some of you there in Florida, NOV 2020.


Organizing Committee:

  •   Prof. Fredrik Schlyter, EXTEMIT-K
  •   Prof. Lynne Rieske-Kinney, UKY, USA
  •   Dr. Amit Roy, EXTEMIT-K



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