2018 Eastern Branch Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, March 17

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Branch Executive Committee Meeting
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Society Reception

Sunday, March 18

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM It's a Bug's World - Setup
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM M.S./Undergrad Student Oral Competition
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Symposium I
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Silent Auction - Entomological Foundation
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Student and Contributed Poster Setup
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM It's a Bug's World Outreach Event
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Learn: Science, Media, and Policy on the National Stage: Getting the Bugs Out
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Student and Contributed Posters
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Ph.D. Student Oral Competition
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Symposium II
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM President's Reception and Posters
  • Remarks from ESA EB President Dr. Donald Weber
  • Address from ESA President Dr. Michael Parrella
  • Address from ESA Executive Director David Gammel
  • Presentation of ESA Awards, L.O. Howard and Herbert T. Streu Awards
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Linnaean Games

Monday, March 19

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Symposia and Submitted 10-Minute Oral Presentations
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Silent Auction - Entomological Foundation
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Student and Contributed Posters
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Plenary & Awards Luncheon
  • Keynote Presentation
  • Presentation of Student Competition Awards
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Symposia
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Final Business Meeting
Note: 9th International IPM Symposium at Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, is holding their opening session 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM and featuring a keynote talk by Dr. Dini Miller of Virginia Tech and the presentation of the 2018 IPM Achievement Awards. The IPM Symposium continues for another three days (until Thursday, March 22). This venue is just under 30 miles away from the Westin Annapolis. 

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