Tuesday, November 26, 2013

8th International Congress of Hymenopterists

The first formal circular for the congress in Cusco Peru,
and some additional information on the Hymenoptera workshop after the
meeting in Villa Carmen, Peru is ready.

If you are planning to attend, please fill out our intent to register form. The form will give the organizers a better idea of how many people to expect at the congress.

Please circulate this to as many people as possible to help grow our
membership and attendance at the meeting! Please feel free to contact
the ISH Society President, John Heraty, or members of the organizing or scientific committee with any
questions regarding the congress.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Monday, November 4, 2013

ISH symposium and business meeting, Austin, TX

If you are attending the Entomological Society of America meeting in Austin, please make sure to find your way to the ISH symposium and business meeting, which will be on

Sunday 10 Nov 2013, 1:15 PM - 5:15 PM in Meeting Room 4 ABC at Austin Convention Center

The meeting starts with the ISH symposium, which is held in honor of legendary Bob Wharton, a hymenopterist extraordinaire. Please find the program of the symposium attached. During the business meeting you will hear more about our next year's ISH conference in Cusco and there will be important news and discussions about the future direction of the society. If you have any friends or colleagues that are not ISH members, yet, but who are interested in Hymenoptera please bring them to the meeting as well.

Student Meeting
Sunday Nov 10th between 12.15 and 1.15pm in front/inside of the Meeting Room 4 ABC, Austin Convention Center 3rd floor (same room where the Hymenoptera session will be from 1.15pm onwards).

All students are invited to the inaugural student meet up during the ESA conference in Austin. Please come if you are a student or please forward this message to students in your lab. It will give students an opportunity to get to know each other and to meet their future colleagues. The meeting will be include a small workshop on 'how to make the most of a conference'.