Announcing the 103rd annual meeting of the Florida Entomological Society
The annual meeting of the Florida Entomological Society will be held June 19-22, 2022 at the Straughn Center on the main campus of the University of Florida, 2142 Shealy Dr., Gainesville, Florida 32608.
1. Register for the meeting on Eventbrite. Pre-registration for the meeting closes on June 12, 2022.
3. Six symposia are planned for the meeting. In addition to student competition presentations and posters, additional presentations in the form of submitted papers and posters will be available to the membership. Submit your presentation via this link.
Presentation submittal forms must be received by June 8, 2022.
4. The 2022 FES meeting itself will be held at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. Special FES meeting hotel prices are available at three Gainesville hotels.
a. 20-30 rooms at $105/night are being held at the Comfort Inn and Sleep Inn where credit cards used for reservation will not be charged if cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival time:
Reservations – (833) 425-1177
Comfort Inn, 3440 SW 40th Blvd Gainesville FL US 32608.
Sleep Inn & Suites University/Shands, 4110 SW 40th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32608.
b. 20-30 rooms at $112/night are being held at the Drury Inn and Suites Gainesville, 4000 Southwest 40th Blvd Gainesville FL US 32608. Reservations must be made by May 19, 2022. Click on Drury link to register.
5. Symposia titles are listed in the draft schedule. Information for student competition papers, member honors and awards nominations, student scholarships, travel awards and mini-grants will be released soon.
We will be working hard to assemble an exciting and diverse scientific program and look forward to seeing you there.
Your FES annual meeting organizing team,
Jawwad Qureshi, Gregg Nuessly, Scott Croxton, Teresa Duchene, and Heather McAuslane
Oral presentation guidelines
1. Bring oral presentation on thumb drive.
2. Come to the meeting room 30 minutes prior to the start of your session and upload your presentation onto the desktop of the computer in your presentation room. The moderator will be there to help do this.
3. Please adhere to time limits; moderators will be strict in enforcement to keep concurrent sessions synchronized:
a. Symposium presentations (15 minutes) – this is to include talk and time for questions if the speaker wishes.
b. Submitted oral presentations (12 minutes) – this is to include talk and time for questions if the speaker wishes.
c. Student oral paper competition (15 minutes) – 10 minutes for the talk; 2 minutes for questions; 3 minutes for judges to write comments and next speaker to be introduced. Muhammad Haseeb will be sending new instructions to students who have enterred the competition.
Poster presentation guidelines
1. Posters must be no larger than 30 inches by 40 inches. They will be taped to a foam core board or equivalent that can be oriented vertically or horizontally.
2. Authors can set up their poster in the specified hallways in Steinmetz anytime on Monday, June 20 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm). Posters will be moved to the Straughn Center on Tuesday morning and should remain up for the duration of the meeting.
3. Poster session time for authors presence on Monday – 7:00 - 9:00 pm combined with Social Mixer in Steinmetz.
4. Directions for take down of posters will be provided at a later date.