2013 ESA Pacific Branch Annual Meeting
The 97th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America will be held April 7-10, 2013 at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe on the south shore in Stateline, Nevada.
Considering the pristine beauty of Lake Tahoe, this year’s theme of the meeting is:
“Entomology in the Pacific Branch: A Sustainable Science for a Sustainable Future!”
Use the following links for more information:
Meeting Program - Hard copies will be available at the Registration Desk.Call for Papers/Posters: Confext submission is now closed.
Harrah’s Hotel. Due date March 6th, 2013 for special $89 early-bird group rate. Identify yourself as Group Code S04ESA to receive special group rates. Call 1-800-455-4770 or click here to book online.
- Free parking, free internet, walking distance to Heavenly Ski Lifts and Lake Tahoe.
- Abundant restaurants, cafes, shopping nearby.
- Outdoor activities depending on the weather include skiing, snowmobiling, boating, golfing, hiking, biking, and more.
- Shuttles are available from Reno Airport.
NEW: El Dorado Wineries - PBESA member discount-Before or after the meetings, take advantage of special 10% discount for ESA members. Click here for more information.
NEW: Things to Do in South Lake Tahoe - Before or after the meetings, take advantage of the abundant opportunities for adventure! http://www.visitinglaketahoe.com. Skiing, hiking, biking, wine tasting, geothermal spas, shopping, sightseeing. See the Pacific Branch website for a more complete list of Things to Do and a link to additional websites.
NEW: Sunday Evening Plenary Address: “A Scientist’s Guide to Lake Tahoe” - Join us Sunday evening April 7th from 5:00-6:00 pm to hear Dr. Geoff Schladow, Director of Tahoe Environmental Research Center give a talk on “A Scientist's Guide to Lake Tahoe.”
NEW: Photo Salon – Call for Photos - This year’s theme is “There’s no place like home: Interesting insects from non-exotic locations.” Send your photos by March 22nd to Chris Hedstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Symposia - Updated
Call for Award Nominations. Consider nominating yourself, a friend, or a colleague. Click here for description of awards and nomination procedures, or more information. Submission packets should be sent to Larry Godfrey at email@example.com by Friday, February 15th, 2013.
Student Travel Awards. (Student Travel Awards PDF document) Limit funds are available to support student travel. Send the enclosed application to Peter Follett, firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15, 2013.
Pacific Branch Representative to the ESA Student Affairs Committee-Pacific Branch needs a student representative to the ESA Student Affairs Committee. If you are interested in representing your branch, please let me know.
Career Fair– Looking for a job? Looking for a few good entomologists? Join us Tuesday evening.
Continuing Education Credits – We will attempt to get credits for Western states.