Entomology 2012 Exhibitors and Sponsors

ESA would like to thank the following sponsors and exhibitors for their support of Entomology 2012.

2012 Sponsors:

2012 Exhibitors:

Alpha Scents
Booth Number: 400
A global supplier of quality insect monitoring systems – traps, lures, attract & kill, MalEx™, designed to reduce toxic pesticide use. Products for most native and exotic species in agriculture, horticulture, ornamentals, forestry, and the home & garden PestWizard® brand. Custom pheromone synthesis for research, manufacturing, and government. Made with high purity pheromones per recommendations from the research community. Meets, or exceeds, industry standards. Pricing is attractive and competitive.

American Peat Technology
Booth Number: 405
American Peat Technology, LLC is a manufacturing and technology company specializing in the development and production of peat-based products that are environmentally beneficial.  The BioAPT line of products is comprised of granular and powder media used to carry micro-organisms to field in biocontrol, bioremediation, and inoculation applications.

Army Medical Recruiting
Booth Numbers: 518/520

Atlas Screen Printing
Booth Number: 319/418
We have the fun stuff!  T-shirts, jewelry, Kids stuff, puzzles, mugs, magnets, tote bags caps & much more.  Just a few "three for one" grab bags.  Come early, come often.   Most products endemic to this show, Xmas presents you will find nowhere else!

Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau
Booth Number: 402
You’re invited to experience the unique ambiance of a city that celebrates its cultural diversity, creativity, music, the outdoors and cutting-edge technology with a sophisticated, yet laid-back approach.   Stop by the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau booth to learn more about next year’s convention destination.   You’ll find that Austin is far from ordinary!

BioChambers Incorporated
Booth Number: 214
BioChambers manufacturers quality chambers and rooms for plant growth, tissue culture, entomology, and other areas of research.  Our Vnet control system offers precise control of temperature, light and humidity (opt) as well as other functions. Please stop by our booth to pick up our latest information.

BioQuip Products, Inc.
Booth Number: 109/111/113/115
BioQuip has been providing equipment and books for use in the field, lab, museum, and classroom since 1947. Our 28 employees hold a valuable diversity of knowledge with more than 395 years of combined experience. Please stop by our booths at ENTOMOLOGY 2012 for a visit and to see what’s new.

Bio-Serv
Booth Number: 212

Blackhole Collections    
Booth Number: 222
Need more Funding? Electronic presentation, outreach, and education tools that bring emotion, clarity, and engagement to the conversation. Collaborate with colleagues, students, and those government officials responsible for funding allocations. In a world of budget-cuts, enable citizen-scientists to assist surveying invasive species. Provide world-wide access to your most sensitive specimens. We truly help you to Communicate, Educate, and Persuade more effectively.

Bio-Serv    
Booth Number: 212
Supplying insect diets and rearing supplies for more than 40 years. Also supplying Lepidoptera eggs and larvae from Chesapeake PERL (including Beet armyworm, Cabbage looper, Corn earworm, Diamondback moth, Fall armyworm, and Tobacco budworm. An efficient way to have insects when you need them without the cost of rearing operations.

CABI/CSIRO
Booth Number: 119
CABI is a not-for-profit international organization that improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our mission and direction is influenced by our member countries who help guide the activities we undertake.

Cambridge University Press
Booth Number: 413
Cambridge's publishing in books and journals combines state-of-the-art content with the highest standards of scholarship, writing and production. Visit our stand to browse new titles, available at a 20% discount, and to pick up sample issues of our journals. Visit our website to see everything we do: www.cambridge.org/us/.

Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health
Booth Number: 223

Conviron
Booth Number: 415
Conviron is a global supplier of controlled environment systems with primary application in Agricultural Biotechnology research. Our extensive product portfolio includes single and multi-tier chambers and rooms, and research greenhouses. Services encompass the entire project life-cycle from early-stage design through to installation, project commissioning and on-going maintenance and support.

Cricket Science
Booth Number: 301

Decagon Devices, Inc.
Booth Number: 508
Decagon Devices is a world leader in biophysical instrumentation and is proud to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. Decagon specializes in instrumentation for microclimate monitoring, biomass modeling, photosynthetic capabilities of plants, total leaf cover in a canopy, and many other applications. Stop by our booth for a catalog.

Discover Life in America
Booth Number: 421
Discover Life in America (DLIA) is a non-profit organization based in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP).  DLIA, through a partnership with the National Park Service, coordinates the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory the effort to identify every single species within the Park bringing the world's top researchers into the Smokies.

Doctor of Plant Medicine Program
Booth Number: 121
The multidisciplinary Plant Medicine Program at the University of Florida offers courses and practical training in all relevant departments such as Agronomy, Entomology/Nematology, Horticultural Sciences, Plant Pathology, and Soil and Water Science to prepare students in the science, practice and business of the profession of plant medicine. 

Elsevier
Booth Number: 101
Browse our recently published books in entomology, including Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology, Insect Pathology and Insect Pests of Potato. Our innovative electronic product, SciVerse ScienceDirect provides cutting-edge online content for all of your needs. Our leading journals include Journal of Insect Physiology, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology and Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology.

EmCal Scientific
Booth Number: 304
EmCal manufactures micro and macro video imaging systems and is a distributor for several major microscope brands. We will be showing our new line of stereo microscopes and our Mycrolyte and GeoLyte Video Imaging systems that feature our patented Varilyte Variable brightfield/darkfield illumination for macro imaging entomological specimens at high magnification.

Entomological Foundation
Booth Number: 320/322
The Entomological Foundation develops and implements a blend of programs designed to spark interest in science and insects among elementary school children. We work to sustain that interest through educational programs and outreach activities; scholarships and student awards to recognize excellence in entomology; and awards to recognize professional accomplishments. The Entomological Foundation is a national 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors made up of representatives from the public and private sectors including academic institutions, government, and business and industry. Our mission is to:  Build a Future for Entomology by Educating Young People About Science Through Insects.

Entomological Society of America
Booth Number: 209
Stop by to rest your feet, grab a bag of popcorn, meet with
colleagues and friends, learn about ESA programs and services,
spend time catching up with the headquarters professional staff, renew your
membership (and receive a nice gift!) – and more.

Environmental Growth Chamber
Booth Number: 205
ECG is celebrating 60 years of design and manufacturing experience with the largest selection of plant growth chambers of any company worldwide. Producing entomological research chambers, controlled environmental rooms, tissue culture chambers, lighted and refrigerated incubators, gas-exchange chambers, Day-lit chambers and Root Zone cabinets. Stop by Booth 205.

Gylling Data Management
Booth Number: 219
ARM 9 was released in 2012.  See newest ARM computer software to establish, manage, analyze, and report research information, ARM ST to summarize across multiple trials, and handheld computer data entry.  For 30 years GDM has offered research data management solutions to clients worldwide.
Contact: Steve Gylling
Address: 405 Martin Boulevard, Brookings, SD  57006-4605. 
Phone:  605-693-4150 
Email:  steve@gdmdata.com

Innovative Pest Control Products    
Booth Number: 422
Innovative Pest Control Products is a provider of Innovative, Environmentally Friendly Pest Control Products that uses a pests natural behaviors to apply targeted control agents while minimizing pollution, contamination and non target animal exposures. We feature low toxicity baits and unique bait delivery systems.


ISCA Technologies
Booth Number: 201
ISCA Technologies provides innovative IPM solutions that are effective, economical and ecologically friendly.
? Insect semiochemicals (pheromones, repellants, attractants)
? Monitoring traps
? Controlled release formulations like SPLAT® for mating disruption, repellants and attract & kill control products
? IPM tools such as SMART Traps™, ISCA's automated insect counting devices

Living Systems Instrumentation    
Booth Number: 504
Living Systems Instrumentation provides high quality glass dissection/pinning dishes featuring a silicone layer for trouble-free pinning of specimens.  In addition, we supply a full line of physiology research equipment, including tissue baths, vessel chambers, temperature and pressure controllers, and data acquisition systems.

Martin Microscope Company
Booth Number: 203
We are a leading distributor of microscopes and imaging equipment, in the microscopy business for over sixty years.  Our large inventory of new and used microscopes and accessories, combined with our own innovative products, enable us to provide the best combination of quality and affordability to our customers.

MegaView Science Co. Ltd
Booth Number: 200/202
Traps and Cages. Please visit www.BugDorm.com
 

Michigan State University
Booth Number: 220
Michigan State University’s Department of Entomology offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees, with degrees in a vast number of areas such as integrated pest management, medical entomology, ecology and ecosystems management, molecular entomology, forensic entomology, apiculture, and specialty crop entomology and nematology. The Department’s display provides program information, as does its web site: www.ent.msu.edu.

Midwest Photo    
Booth Number: 419
Midwest Photo caters to your needs!  Macro and micro images we can help!
Whether its a Macro lens for your existing camera or a latch key digital set up for extreme Entomology Photography for research and web based imagery. PO's are welcomed! Digital cameras, lighting, copy stands, scanners,printers...

Monsanto
Booth Number: 305
Monsanto is one of the world’s leading agricultural technology companies. We’re a company committed to innovation, focused on working with farmers to help them produce more with less natural resources, and we offer exceptional careers.

National Pest Management Association
Booth Number: 123
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property.  Visit us at www.npmapestworld.org.

Natural Industries Inc.
Booth Number: 500
Natural Industries continues to develop the most powerful beneficial microbes on the market. Our flagship product, Actinovate, is in use all over the world to combat foliar and root diseases in crops. Our products are chemical-free and safe for people and pets. To keep up with global demand, Natural Industries recently opened a new research and lab facility in Houston, Texas

Noldus Information Technology
Booth Number: 204
Noldus Information Technology offers systems for the recording, tracking, coding, and analysis of insect behavior.  Our solutions include EthoVision XT, The Observer XT, DanioVision, and Track3D, our innovative system for tracking insect flight in 3D in a wind tunnel.  Stop by our booth for a FREE demonstration.

Oxford University Press
Booth Number: 323

Pan American Research & Development
Booth Number: 404
Pan American R&D is a contract research organization, with capabilities in Efficacy, Bio-Assays, Laboratory Studies, GLP Regulatory Studies.  Located in N.Central Florida.  Extensive International capabilities in Latin America. Crops: Vegetables, Tropical Crops, Row Crops.  Aerial Application Studies.

Percival Scientific, Inc
Booth Number: 303
Percival Scientific represents a rich tradition of product ingenuity and reliability throughout the world. Our facility encompasses all engineering, design, fabrication, and construction of the product line. We take American pride in engineering and manufacturing the best environmental incubators and growth chambers used throughout the world.

PhbeaD
Booth Number: 221
Dr. Melissa Senetar of PhbeaD is a self-taught artist who combines her love of science with fashion by creating resin jewelry with insect wings. Each piece is individually handcrafted and meticulously sealed to make a perfectly enveloped wing that is resistant to wear-and-tear with no two pieces ever alike.

Pioneer Hi-Bred, A Dupont Business
Booth Number: 218
Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success™.

Purdue University
Booth Number: 321
Please stop by to check out opportunities for undergraduate and graduate studies, information on programs in teaching, research, extension and outreach education, and receive updates on the 2013 Centennial Celebration plans. Dr. Steve Yaninek, Phone:  (765) 494-4554; Fax: (765) 494-7197; Email: Yaninek@purdue.edu or Melissa Shepson, Phone:  (765) 494-0997; Email: mshepson@purdue.edu.

Rad Source Technologies, Inc.
Booth Number: 403
Rad Source Technologies develops and manufactures X-ray irradiators specific for the irradiation of insects for sterile insect technique. Current irradiators accommodate the medfly, moths (cold-room), and soon Old World Screwworm. In addition to SIT, the irradiators can be used for phytosanitation research and various other scientific applications.

Royal Society Publishing
Booth Number: 318
The Royal Society publishes four journals of interest to the entomology community - our broad biology journals, Proceedings B, Biology Letters and Philosophical Transactions B; and Open Biology, a fast, open access journal covering biology at the molecular and cellular level. See http://royalsocietypublishing.org/journals for more information or visit us at booth #318

Sable Systems International
Booth Number: 409

Silverspot Studio
Booth Number: 512
Silverspot Studio features a wide range of handmade sterling silver and mixed-metal jewelry inspired by insects and their arthropod relatives, as well as insect-related artwork and selected books.

Springer
Booth Number: 300/302
Get hands-on experience with Springer’s multi-format publishing model: print – eBook – MyCopy (printed eBooks for US$ 24.95). Our mission is to support your research. Come browse our books in your preferred format: print, online, or on an eReader or iPad. Ensure optimized print and electronic dissemination of your work! Get Read. Publish With Springer.

Taylor & Francis - CRC Press
Booth Number: 208/210
Taylor & Francis is dedicated to the dissemination of scholarly information, utilising skills and expertise honed since we first began publishing learned journals in 1798. Today, we publish more than 1,600 scholarly journals in association with 460 societies and institutions.Discover more at www.tandfonline.com

University of Arkansas

Booth Number: 420
The Department of Entomology at the University of Arkansas offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, with strengths in systematics, host-plant interactions, applied insect ecology, among other research areas. The department’s display provides information on graduate study, available fellowships, and other opportunities.

University of Maryland Insect Transportation Facility
Booth Number: 502
The University of Maryland’s Insect Transformation Facility specializes in transforming non-model insects.  Services include “fee for service” transformation (with established protocols), collaboration (to develop new protocols), training (microinjection, insect rearing) and consultation.  The Facility has a staff with broad and deep experience in insect biology and transformation technologies.

USDA, APHIS, PPQ
Booth Number: 411
Plant Protection & Quarantine (PPQ) is a program within the Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service. PPQ safeguards agriculture and natural resources from the entry, establishment, spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds into the United States of America; and supports trade and exports of U.S. agricultural products.

Wildscape Inc.
Booth Number: 514
WildScape Inc is a company dedicated to the promotion and  Education of the Caddisfly.  Wildscape Inc, Developed by Kathy Kyle Stout provides a beautiful display of jewelry made by the Caddisfly larva.  With her simulated stream, Kathy is able to raise caddisflylarva  and provide them gemstones from around the world to create beautiful pieces of art.  Kathy also does many educational programs at schools and organizations to enhance the publics knowledg on the caddisfly and how important this insect is to our steam ecosystem.  Wildscape is headquarted in Wheeling WV . 

Wiley-Blackwell
Booth Number: 103/105
Wiley-Blackwell is the international scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world’s leading societies. For more information, please visit http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/