Charles Vincent, International Branch Representative

Charles Vincent completed his B.Sc. in agriculture at Université Laval (Quebec City, Canada), and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. (1983) in entomology at McGill University (Montreal, Canada). Starting in 1983, he worked as an entomologist for the Horticultural Research and Development Center (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada. In 1984, he was appointed adjunct professor at the Macdonald Campus of McGill University. He has been appointed as adjunct at Université du Québec à Montréal in 1992, and since 2000 has been invited professor at l’Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens, France). He co-supervised the work of 35 graduate students and 90 interns. His research focuses on the management of insect populations of horticultural importance with biological (including biopesticides) and physical control methods. To date he published 165 scientific and 200 technical papers. He edited 22 technical bulletins or books.

Vincent is a long-term member of ESA and has worked as Co-Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for the ESA-ESC-SEQ meeting (Montreal-2000), member of the Committee for Common Names of Insects (2001-2003), member of the Committee for International Affairs (2004-2010), and President of the International Branch (2011). He also co-organized symposia at the ESA national meetings in Montreal (2000), Fort Lauderdale (2005), San Diego (2010), and Reno, (2011).