Upcoming Webinars

Hear from innovative thought leaders in the field of entomology. ESA hosts several webinars a year featuring career development best practices, how-to guides, and more. Registration is free for ESA's hour-long webinars and archives of each presentation are available for ESA members only. Consider joining ESA today!

Entomology Advocacy Week Webinars

Learn more about Entomology Advocacy Week 

Please click the hyperlinked date to register for each webinar individually. 

Date & Registration Link Title Presenter(s) & Description
Monday, August 17 11 am ET Science and Democracy

Keynote Presenter: Shawn Otto

Author, political strategist, and screenwriter

“Wherever the people are well-informed," Thomas Jefferson wrote, "they can be trusted with their own government.” It was a new idea, a move away from the authoritarian dictatorships of monarchs. But what happens now, when science has become so advanced that it impacts all of life, yet so complex that relatively few people are well-informed? It's a recipe for disaster and the problem is cropping up worldwide at all levels of government, and on both the political right and political left. 

Tuesday, August 18 11 am ET A Conversation With Congressional Staff on the Next Farm Bill and the Future of Ag

Janae Brady, MAT  Senior Staff for Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee (Majority Staff)

Katie Naessens Senior Staff for Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee (Minority Staff)

Wednesday, August 19 11 am ET World Humanitarian Day and the International Locust Crisis

Arianne Cease, PhD Director of the Global Locust Initiative, Arizona State University

Shoki Al-Dobai, PhD Locusts and Transboundary Plant Pests and Diseases Team Leader, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN)

Thursday, August 20 12 pm ET Emerging Threats in  Vector-Borne Diseases

Laura Harrington, PhD Director, Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases

Rhoel Dinglasan, PhD MPH Director, Southeastern Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Disease

Friday, August 21 11 am ET Insect Biodiversity Loss Akito Kawahara, PhD Professor and Curator, Florida Museum of Natural History


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