3,000 insect scientists coming to Knoxville next week

November 08, 2012

Nearly 3,000 insect scientists are expected to attend Entomology 2012, the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, this November in Knoxville, TN. Members of the media who would like to attend can contact ESA for a complimentary press pass.

WHEN: November 11-14, 2012

WHERE: The Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tennessee

WHAT: Entomology 2012 is the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. More than 3,000 insect scientists are expected to attend. The theme is "A Global Society for a Global Science," and there will be 98 symposia and more than 2,500 presentations on subjects such as bed bugs, stink bugs, fire ants, honey bees, genetically modified crops, household insect pests, agriculture and more. In addition, a number of social events will also take place.

HOW TO ATTEND: Journalists from accredited news organizations will be given complimentary press passes. Members of the media who would like to attend can contact Richard Levine at rlevine@entsoc.org or 301-602-8953 for a press pass.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:http://entsoc.org/entomology2012

FULL PROGRAM AVAILABLE AT:http://esa.confex.com/esa/2012/webprogram/start.html
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The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines. Founded in 1889, ESA today has more than 6,000 members affiliated with educational institutions, health agencies, private industry, and government. Members are students, researchers, teachers, extension service personnel, administrators, marketing representatives, research technicians, consultants, and hobbyists. For more information, please visit http://www.entsoc.org.

Entomological Society of America

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