Joint Sessions of Interest

ESA is excited to host a co-located meeting with ASA, CSSA and SSSA November 15-18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The follow symposia, submitted by ESA members have been selected for the program and may be of interest to ASA, CSSA and SSSA members. Detailed agendas, including scheduled dates and times will be made available in August.

Program Symposia:

Applying a Systems Approach - Emergent Outcomes of Multidimensional Interactions in Agroecosystems
Organizers: Randa Jabbour and Mary Barbercheck

How Can Ecosystem Services Support Resilient and Multifunctional Agriculture Systems to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century?
Organizers: Katharina Ullmann and Timothy Bowles

Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology Section Symposia:

Insect Resistance to Traits & Weed Resistance to Herbicides - Learnings, Opportunities & Partnerships for Sustainable Management Programs
Organizers: Murugesan Rangasamy, Nandi Nagaraj and Robert Masters

Plant–Insect Ecosystems Section Symposia:

Are We Stressed Enough Yet? Interdisciplinary Partnerships to Evaluate the Consequences of Plant Abiotic and Biotic Stresses
Organizers: Adrianna Szczepaniec and Punya Nachappa

Beyond Bt: Trait Discovery and Breeding for Modified Plant-Insect Interactions
Organizers: Jarrad Prasifka and Brent Hulke

Ecology and Management of Migratory Moth Pests: Uniting Disciplines to Provide Solutions
Organizers: Jason Chapman, John Westbrook and William Hutchison

Effects of Global Climate Change on Species Interactions and Biological Control
Organizers: Sanford D. Eigenbrode and David Crowder

Getting Down and Dirty: The Role of Brown Food Webs in Providing Ecosystem Services
Organizers: Kelton Welch and Matthew Jones

Insecticide Resistance Management (IRM) vs Integrated Pest Management (IPM) – Overlap and Conflicts, IRAC US Symposium Series: No. 11
Organizers: Graham P. Head, Bradley W. Hopkins, Scott W. Ludwig, Clinton D. Pilcher, Christopher Sansone, Caydee Savinelli and Sean Whipple

Insect-Mediated Ecosystem Services: Enhancing Interactions with our Beneficial Partners
Organizers: Cesar Rodriguez-Saona and Mary M. Gardiner

Integrating Ecological and Social Science to Support Synergies and Applied Solutions in Agroecosystems
Organizers: Kelly Garbach and Katharina Ullmann

Landscape Simplification: Effects on Arthropod Mediated Ecosystem Services and Agricultural Production
Organizers: Katja Poveda and Heather Connelly

Rootworm Management: Status of GM Traits, Insecticides, and Potential New Tools
Organizers: Bruce Hibbard, Elisa Bernklau and Joseph Spencer

Synergy in Agricultural Pest Control: Use of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Feed a Growing Population
Organizers: Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris and Kyndall Dye

The Larry L. Larson Symposium: Pest Shifting and Invasive Species: The Need For New Technology to Manage New Insect Pests
Organizers: Luis E. Gomez and Melissa Siebert

Worldwide Resistance to Bt-toxins: Causes, Consequences, Cures?
Organizers: Michael Caprio and Rick Roush

Member Symposia:

Advances in Pest Management for Turfgrass and Ornamentals
Organizer: R. Murphey Coy

Beyond Corn and Soybeans...Challenges to Integrated Pest Management in Specialty Crops
Organizers: Amber Vinchesi, Matthew Klein and Silvia Rondon

Challenges Associated with Managing Bt Resistance: Theory, Regulation, and Implementation
Organizers: Nicholas Seiter, K. Clint Allen and Nathan Little

Ecological Engineering to Improve Microbial Control Agents
Organizers: Surendra Dara and Robert W. Behle

Ecological Pest Management: A Key for Sustainable Agricultural Production
Organizers: Megha N. Parajulee and Abdul Hakeem

Estimating Risk and Mitigation for Pesticide Applications
Organizer: Patrick Shannon-Hughes

Expand your Brand, Publicize your Publication, and Sell Yourself Well: The Marketing and Communications Toolbox that Every Scientist Needs
Organizers: Richard Levine and Rayda Krell

Games, Comics, and Social Media: Outreach Education in Entomology
Organizers: Carly M. Tribull and Morgan Jackson

Gearing up Interdisciplinary Science Literacy for the Next Generation
Organizers: Rebecca Baldwin and John Guyton

Integrated Pest Management Programs for Tropical Crops
Organizer: Rangaswamy Muniappan

Late Breaking Symposium: A Nexus of Agriculture – Honey Bee Health and Commodity Crop Production
Organizers: Caydee Savinelli, Jay P. Overmyer, Iain Kelly, Dick Rogers

New Advances in the Ecology and Management of Soil Insects
Organizers: Kyle Wickings, Jared Ali

Orthopteroids: A Nexus of Synergy Between Scientific Disciplines and Innovative Partnerships
Organizers: Derek Woller

Preparing for the Future What Every Student Should Know about Getting a Job or Finding a Career
Organizers: Allison Taisey, Robert Davis, Mustapha Debboun, Ron Harrison, Mark D. Sheperdigian, Janet Hurley

Research Advances in Root Feeding Insect Pests and Their Management
Organizers: Sudan Gyawaly, Roshan Manandhar

Synergy and Partnering Senior Member Symposium with Retired and Emeriti  in Professional  Societies (ASA, CSSA, SSSA, and  ESA) on their Involvement in  Research, Teaching, Hobbies, Special Interests and Travel
Organizers: Kenneth A. Sorensen, Ken Pruess

The Bee-Soil Interface: Exploring the Role of Soils in Wild Bee Nesting and Success
Organizers: Alexandra Harmon-Threatt

The Evolutionary Genomics of Plant-Insect Interactions
Organizers: Tania Jogesh, Rick Overson

The Nascent Mason Bee Industry: Researchers, Entrepreneurs, and Agriculturists Partnering for Pollination Solutions
Organizers: Cory Stanley-Stahr, Derek R. Artz

Urban Soil Ecology - A New Frontier
Organizers: Parwinder Grewal, Katalin Szlavecz, Richard Pouyat, Douglas S. Richmond

Use of Arthropods in Wildlife and Applied Ecology: Recognition of Our Common Goals
Organizers: Adam Mitchell

Using Animation and Music as Tools for Communicating Science
Organizers: Anthony S. DiMeglio

Vegetation Management for Beneficial Insect Conservation in Agroecosystems
Organizers: Mary Rogers, Chris Phillips

What Are The Costs and Benefits for Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments in Field Crops?
Organizers: Matt O'Neal

For a full list of accepted symposia for Entomology 2015