Member Symposia

Sunday, November 16, 2014

8:00 AM-10:00 AM

8:00 AM-11:00 AM

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

1:15 PM-5:15 PM

MS: Horizons in the Field of Symbiosis
Jacob Russell and John McCutcheon

MS: Nutrition and the Health and Behavior of Wild and Managed Bees
S. Hollis Woodard, Adam Dolezal and Amy L. Toth

MS: Grand Challenges in Keeping and Fostering Women in Entomology: Working Toward a Brighter Future on Our Horizon
Rebecca Trout Fryxell, Jackie Lee, Susan E. Moser, Carey R. Minteer, Katherine Parys, Beth Choate and Robin Verble-Pearson

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

MS: Insect Life Tables: Theory, Data Analysis, and Application
Remzi Atlihan, Qingjun Wu, Hsin Chi, Remzi Atlihan and Angsumarn Chandrapatya

MS: Control and Eradication of Invasive Social Hymenoptera
David Foote, Cause Hanna and Christina Boser

MS: Challenges of Emerging and Resilient Insect Pests for IPM Implementation
Suhas Vyavhare, Raul Medina, Juliana Rangel and M.O. Way

MS: Merging the Ecological and Systematic Knowledge of Carabid Beetles
Meghan Culpepper, Kipling Will and Jonathan Lundgren

MS: Meeting the Challenge: New Horizons in Entomology Engagement
Martha Rosett Lutz, Marianne Shockley-Cruz and Andrine A. Shufran

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

MS: Thinking Outside the Box: Entomopathogens in IPM Programs
Steven P. Arthurs, Surendra K. Dara and Robert W. Behle

MS: Utilizing Orthopteroid Insects to Overcome Grand Challenges in an Ever-Evolving World
Derek A. Woller, Tyler Raszick, Ricardo Mariño-Pérez and JoVonn Hill

3:30 PM-5:30 PM

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

MS: The Role of Diversity in Pollinator Conservation
Christina Mogren and Kristine Nemec

MS: Expanding Spotted Wing Drosophila (
Kelly Hamby and Hannah Burrack

MS: Underlying Aspects of Insect Reproduction: What We Know and What Needs to be Done
Geoffrey M. Attardo, Immo A. Hansen and Joshua B. Benoit

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

MS: Cotton IPM: Texas Style
Abdul Hakeem and Megha N. Parajulee

1:30 PM-3:30 PM

1:30 PM-4:15 PM

MS: Biogeography and Evolution of Mesoamerican Arthropods
Michael Branstetter and John T. Longino

1:30 PM-5:30 PM

MS: Transgenic Insect Resistant Soybeans
Nandi Nagaraj, Aqeel Ahmad and Murugesan Rangasamy

MS: Grand Challenge: Effective Science Education with Communication
Tamra Reall Lincoln, Rebecca Schmidt, Kayla I. Perry, Michael Forthman and Kyndall Dye

MS: How Cool is Entomology?
Theresa L. Pitts-Singer and Brian G. Rector

MS: New Horizons in Ornamental IPM
Danica Maxwell and Danny Klittich