Entomology 2012 Blog and Video Round-up
A number of Entomology 2012 attendees are bloggers or video podcast makers who made reports about their experiences in Knoxville during ESA's 60th Annual Meeting. Some examples are below:
- "Entomology in Just One Word," by The Bug Chicks. In this video, 75 entomologists who attended Entomology 2012 were asked to describe the science of entomology in just one word.
- "Entomology in Knoxville: Human Health," by Mike Merchant, an entomology specialist for Texas AgriLife Extension. Dr. Merchant writes about the meeting, delusory parasitosis, and urban entomology.
- "Entomology in Knoxville: Bed bugs, Ants and Others," another post by Mike Merchant, an entomology specialist for Texas AgriLife Extension.
- "Breaking Bio Episode 10: ESA Clip Show," a series of video clips shot at Entomology 2012 featuring interviews of attendees by Canadian entomologists Morgan Jackson and Crystal Ernst.
- "A Canadian Entomologist in Knoxville: Report on the ESA meeting in Knoxville, TN," a blog post by Staffan Lindgren, Vice President of the Entomological Society of Canada.
- "A Meeting of (Ento)Minds," a blog post by The Bug Chicks about the meeting and about entomologists using Twitter and other forms of social media.
- "Conferences are expensive and time-consuming," a blog post by Terry Wheeler which, despite the title, describes why he feels that "attending conferences in person is essential to my mental well-being as a scientist."
- "People, Bugs, and Sunspheres" by Jamin Dreyer, University of Wisconsin, a blog post that captured the atmosphere of the meeting and of Knoxille itself.
- "Gratton Lab “'flies' down to ESA," a blog post (with photos) from University of Wisconsin entomologists on their 12-hour drive to Knoxville and the research they presented.
- "Great Smoky Mountains National Park," a blog post with excellent photos by Ted Macrae about the park, which was one of the excursions at Entomology 2012.
- "Bug Talk: Entomology 2012 Wrap-Up" by Metro Pulse, a local Knoxville blog.
- "Strategies to control crazy ants taking shape for UF/IFAS researchers," an article about research presented at the meeting by University of Florida entomologists.
- "Bug Geeks swarm the center," a blog post by the Knoxville Convention Center.
- "Invasive ants drive homeowners crazy and concern ag," an article in The Grower about research presented at the meeting by Dawn Calibeo
- "ESA Holds Educational Program as Part of Annual Meeting," an article in Pest Control Technology Magazine on a prep course on urban entomology put on by the ESA Certification Board.