Why should we be a member of the ESA International Branch?

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 6:20 PM
Meeting Room 15 (Austin Convention Center)
T. X. Liu , Key Laboratory of Applied Entomology, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China
In 2009, members of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) voted to create the International Branch. The purpose of the Branch is to promote entomology for the advancement of science and the benefit of society through: scientific and professional communications, outreach on science and public policy, program development, continuing education, and fostering interest in entomology; and to promote and further the interests of ESA. Membership in ESA who reside outside the following areas: United States, Canada, Mexico, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Johnston Atoll, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Midway Islands, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and Wake Island. In accordance with the ESA Bylaws, members of ESA who reside in the geographical area of another Branch may elect to become a member of the International Branch by notice to the ESA Executive Director. ESA members can now belong to more than one branch.