2017 North Central Branch Annual Meeting

72nd Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch
of the Entomological Society of America
June 4 - 7, 2017
Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown-Union Station
Indianapolis, Indiana

Submissions

The Program Co-Chairs are now accepting paper and poster submissions for the 2017 NCB Meeting. The deadline to submit is Friday, March 31, 2017. Submit your research online today!

View the Schedule at a Glance.

Linnaean Games

Universities wishing to submit a team should contact Dan Young and provide the names of four team members, up to two alternatives, and the coach name(s) by Friday, March 31, 2017.

Photo Salon

Photo Salon submissions are being solicited for the upcoming NCB Meeting. Learn more about the contest criteria and submission process. The deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 6, 2017

Triplehorn Challenge

Back for it's third year, the Triplehorn Challenge pinning competition has quickly become a staple of the NCB Annual Meeting. Learn more about this year's competition. 

Registration

Online registration for the 2017 NCB Meeting is now open. The early-bird deadline is Sunday, April 9, 2017
Need to pay by check? Download the paper registration form.

Registration Category Early-Bird* Regular/Onsite
ESA Regular Member $180.00 $230.00
Emeritus & Honorary Members Gratis Gratis
ESA Student Member $70.00 $85.00
Undergraduate Student $45.00 $45.00
Guest** $60.00 $60.00
Non-member $230.00 $250.00
One Day Registration $120.00 $130.00
Dow AgroSciences Tour*** Gratis Gratis
*Requests for registration refunds must be received by May 23, 2017 to Jeff Bradshaw.
**A guest is anyone accompanying a paid registrant (excluding children 16 & under) who will only attend social events and/or the paid registrant's presentation.
***The tour is free to attendees, however pre-registration is required. 

Tour

 

 

 

 


The Dow AgroSciences site tour will kick off with a bus ride around the campus to provide participants a general overview of its size and scale. The bus will then drop participants off at the Employee Development Center's main lobby area where they will se some of the spaces that positively impact Dow employees' day-to-day work environment. From there, participants will be taken to the main Research and Development buildings for an overview of the innovation and product development for the Seeds and Crop Protection platforms. The tour will take place Tuesday, June 6 from 2:00 - 6:00 PM. Transportation will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

Housing

Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station
123 West Louisiana Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(888) 233-9527
$144/night

Reservations for the 2017 North Central Branch Annual Meeting are now open. Reserve your room online or call (888) 233-9527. Be sure to mention that you are with the ESA North Central Branch Meeting to get the discounted room rate. The cutoff date for reservations is Monday, May 15, 2017.
Need a government rate room? Be sure to select "Govt Rate" when make your reservation online.

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