ESA is honored to host ICE 2016, the XXV International Congress of Entomology, under the theme Entomology without Borders. The event is expected to bring together the largest delegation of scientists and experts in the history of the discipline, who will meet in exciting, easily-accessible, and affordable Orlando, Florida, USA. Make important connections with entomologists and scientists from around the world. Present to this global audience and compete in global competitions. Participate in forums and discussions covering every aspect of the discipline. Build global networks and collaborative research with others in your field of interest. Showcase your products and services to an important global audience. The Congress will allow scientists and students to interact with the world’s leading experts in many specialties to exchange ideas and build on their research. Symposia will highlight the most recent advances in a wide diversity of entomological subjects around the global theme.
Keynote Speaker – Dr. Jules A. Hoffman
Oral Presentations-Group 5
Off-Site Tours & Free-time
Plenary Speaker – Dr. Jacqueline Beggs
Ecological impacts of insect invaders
Plenary Speaker – Dr. Robert E. Page, Jr.
The spirit of the hive: mechanisms of social evolution
Oral Presentations-Group 6
Oral Presentations-Group 7
Wigglesworth Lecture – Dr. John G. Hildebrand
Social Gala Dinner – Cirque I-C-E
Plenary Speaker – Dr. John A. Pickett
Agro-ecological manipulation of insect behaviour shows how to exploit signaling between insects and their hosts via GM
Plenary Speaker – Dr. Fred Gould
Will genetically engineered pests protect health, biodiversity, and crop production?
Oral Presentations-Group 8
Oral Presentations-Group 9
3:30 – 8:00 pm Table Top Exhibit
8:00 to 10:00 pm Complimentary Networking Reception
Dr. Peter Agre is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Agre shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering aquaporins, a family of water-channel proteins found throughout nature that underlie numerous physiological processes and clinical disorders. He is deeply involved in multiple global issues, and is the current director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, which conducts research in Zambia and Zimbabwe. From 2005-2008, he chaired the Committee on Human Rights of the National Academy of Sciences and led efforts on behalf of imprisoned scientists, engineers, and health professionals worldwide. He has also participated in diplomatic visits and meetings with leaders of Cuba, North Korea, Myanmar, and Iran. A past president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Dr. Agre is an ambassador for science. He has given numerous lectures and presentations, and has even appeared on the TV program The Colbert Report.