International Activities

The Entomological Society of America has traditionally participated in many international events, including the International Congress of Entomology. The Society has an International Affairs Committee, and in 2009 established an International Branch. This page and the links below are meant to provide information on these and other ESA international activities.

ICE 2016 - ESA will host the XXV International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), September 25-30, 2016, in Orlando, Florida, USA, where the latest global research will be presented under the theme "Entomology without Borders." For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at the event, please contact Cindy Myers at, or +1 301-731-4535, ext. 3001.

Report from the Korean Society of Applied Entomology - Written by Tom Miller, UC Riverside, this is a report of ESA activities at the Korean Society of Applied Entomology Biannual Meeting, May 12-14, 2011, in Vivaldi Park, South Korea.

Thomas Miller, Jefferson Science Fellow, at U.S. State Department - Thomas Miller, University of California, Riverside, is the first entomologist to be selected as a Jefferson Science Fellow. He was photographed in 2011 with Hillary Clinton at the Department of State, along with other Jefferson Science Fellows.

Miller and Gammel Speak at KSAE - Dr. Miller, an ESA Fellow who received a 2010-2011 Jefferson Science Fellowship from the U.S. Department of State, spoke on "The Current Status and Future of Applied Entomology in the USA." Mr. Gammel discussed "Opportunities for International Collaboration with the Entomological Society of America."

ESA Members at ICE 2008 in South Africa - This article from the ESA Newsletter contains information about ESA member participation at the 2008 International Congress of Entomolgy in Durban, South Africa.

Blog from ICE 2008  from Durban, South Africa - This is a daily report from the 2008 International Congress of Entomology. The report was originally posted live on the ESA website in 2008. Click here for the report (members only).

ESA International Branch - The purpose of the International 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 the Entomological Society of America. 

International Entomological Organizations - This page lists entomological organizations by continent.

Committee on International Affairs - The Committee on International Affairs consists of 15 At-Large members. The purpose of this Committee is to increase awareness of the international aspects of entomology as a science and profession, and to advise the Governing Board. Roster (members only)