2017 Eastern Branch Annual Meeting Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, March 18

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tour of Newport
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Executive Committee Meeting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM President's Informal Reception

Sunday, March 19

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM M.S./Undergraduate Student Oral Competition
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Symposium: Trends in Vector-Borne Diseases in the Northeastern United States
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM It's a Bug's World - Outreach
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Student and Contributed Poster Setup
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Student and Contributed Posters
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ph.D. Student Oral Competition
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Symposium: Individual, Population and Community Responses of Insects to Climate Change
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM President's Reception and Posters:
  • Address from ESA Eastern Branch President Dr. Cesar Rodriguez-Saona
  • Address from ESA President Dr. Susan Weller
  • Presentation of ESA, L. O. Howard and Herb Streu Awards
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Linnaean Games

Monday, March 20

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Industry Symposium: Applied Agriculture and Ag-Industry
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Student Symposium: Recent Developments in IPM by Students and Early Career Professionals in the Eastern United States
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Submitted 10-Minute Oral Presentations
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Student and Contributed Posters
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Symposium: Thinking Ahead: Proactive Science Addresssing Pest Invasions
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Symposium: Integrating Pollinator Protection: Strategies, Methodologies and Best Management Practices
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Social and Cash Bar
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Banquet:
  • ESA President Address
  • Branch and Student Competition Awards
  • Keynote Address from Dr. Bernd Heinrich "Insects: Case for the First and the Best Termoregulators"

Tuesday, March 21

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Final Business Meeting
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Symposium: Mark-Release-Recapture Revisited: Historical, State-of-the-Art, and Future Developments for Tracking Insect Movement in the Field
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM IDEP Symposium: What's New? Status Updates on Historical Pests and New Introductions

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