Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, March 18

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Preliminary Executive Committee Meeting
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Registration
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Symposia

  • Advances in Alternative Insecticide-Based Tools for the Control of Agricultural Pests by Early Career and Young Entomologists
  • Beyond Corn and Soy: Advances in the Integrated Pest Management of Underrepresented Midwest Crops
  • Vector-borne Disease in the North Central Region
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Linnaean Games, Preliminary Round
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Welcome Reception

  • Opening Remarks
  • Business Meeting
  • Triplehorn (Pinning) Challenge

Monday, March 19

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Student Paper Competition
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Student Poster Competition
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Student Luncheon
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Symposia

  • Decoding Urban Entomology Challenges
  • Influence of Cover Crops on Crop Insect Management
  • Ecological Effects and Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Insect-Plant Interactions
  • Societal Challenges with Entomological Solutions
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM Linnaean Games, Final Round
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Student Mixer

Tuesday, March 20

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Symposia

  • A Sensible Symposium: Exploring the Sensory Ecology of Insects and Related Arthropods
  • Shifting Pest Complexes: Management and Challenges in Soybean
  • A Spectrum of Symbioses: Microbial Dimensions of Entomology
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Regular Submitted Papers
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Regular Submitted Posters
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Awards Luncheon
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Symposia

  • Pollination Research in the North Central Region
  • Growing Entomology Literacy and Science Understanding Through Innovative Extension, Outreach, and Teaching Programs
  • Workshop: North Central Region Extension Entomologists Share Fair
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Regular Submitted Papers

Wednesday, March 21

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM Registration
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Final Business Meeting
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Symposia:

  • Forest Entomology
  • Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Conservation in the North Central States: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Lett-uce Get Together: Ecological Insect Management in Fruits and Vegetables
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Regular Submitted Papers
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Final Executive Committee Meeting

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