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November 11 – 25, 2020 (Wednesday – Wednesday)
Throughout history, humanity has improved lives and inspired breakthroughs that help address some of our biggest challenges. Our shared sense of inventiveness gave us agriculture—one of the oldest and most important inventions—and we believe it can do even more. At Bayer, we’re harnessing the spirit of innovation to shape what’s possible for farmers, consumers, and the planet.
Corteva Agriscience provides farmers around the world with the most complete portfolio in the industry - including a balanced and diverse mix of seed, crop protection and digital solutions focused on maximizing productivity to enhance yield and profitability. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and an industry-leading product and technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at corteva.com.
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit www.beehealth.org, www.syngenta-us.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Syngenta and www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS.
BASF Agricultural Solutions
About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2019, our division generated sales of €7.8 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.
BioQuip Products, Inc. & BioQuipBugs
Providing high quality products including: entomological equipment, supplies, and books for use in the field, lab, museum and classroom since 1947. We understand the importance of entomology, taking great pride in the job we do, to help make your work efficient, effective, and successful. Thank you!
Biora by MineARC Systems
From the leaders in controlled environments, MineARC’s multi-functional Biora Walk-In and Reach-In Chambers have been specifically engineered for research and agricultural applications.
Conviron is the world leader in the design, manufacture and installation of controlled environment systems for plant science research. Conviron’s reach-in plant growth chambers, walk-in rooms and Argus Control Systems (a Conviron company) provide precise, uniform, and repeatable control of temperature, light, humidity, dehumidification, CO2, and other environmental conditions. Applications include plant growth, entomology, tissue culture, germination and other research where tight environmental controls are required. Backed by a global distribution and service network, Conviron’s reach-in chambers, walk-in rooms and other controlled environments can be found in over 90 countries around the world. Learn more at www.conviron.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how we can provide you with a solution that meets your needs. Ask us about GroGuardian™, Conviron's Preventative Maintenance program, created to help extend the life and continued reliability of our clients equipment.
Ecological Society of America
The Ecological Society of America advances the science and practice of ecology and supports ecologists throughout their careers. Our core values are integrity, inclusion and adaptability. We envision a future where people embrace science to understand and foster a thriving planet.
Entomological Society of America
The Entomological Society of America (ESA), your host of Entomology 2020, is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines since 1889. The Society serves as an inclusive professional home to more than 7,000 entomologists and other professionals in insect science. Become a member and enhance your professional development and career, create a valuable network, advocate for the science, unlock discounts on meetings and publishing, and be recognized through awards. As a firm believer in the power of sharing scientific information to advance the study of insect science, ESA hosts meetings throughout the year to provide opportunities to connect and collaborate. Save the date for Entomology 2021 (Oct. 31 - Nov. 3) in Denver, CO. ESA also publishes eight internationally acclaimed journals that provide unsurpassed coverage of the broad science of entomology, as well as a colorful, quarterly magazine.
ESA Medical, Urban, & Veterinary Entomology (MUVE) Section
The MUVE Section is for people with an interest in how insects affect humans, domestic and wild animals, and our urban environment. Topics include medical entomology, urban entomology, veterinary entomology, forensic entomology, epidemiology, integrated disease management, human and veterinary parasitology, public health pest management, mosquito control, management of structural pests (e.g., termites, ants), and others. Check out the links under resources for more information on the ESA MUVE section and to access TRIVIA! New Trivia will be posted daily from 11/15-11/19 and daily winners will be highlighted on the ESA MUVE social media!
ESA Physiology, Biochemistry, & Toxicology (PBT) Section
This Section is for people who study insects at the cellular or molecular levels and includes topics such as biochemistry, microbiology, toxicology, endocrinology, cytology, molecular biology, allelo chemicals, pheromones, hormones, metabolism, and others.
ESA Plant-Insect Ecosystems (P-IE) Section
For over a dozen years, the Plant-Insect Ecosystem Section has been at the forefront of activities in the ESA. We lead the way with special field tours that bring together a diverse set of entomologists, NGOs, and policy makers to learn about important issues and develop communication networks. We are known for our large celebrations offering pie and other refreshments at the Annual Meetings. If you like Hot-Topic debates, speed networking between senior and early-career entomologists, and an openness to innovative ideas, please consider joining us. Just include the P-IE Section when you submit your next ESA membership renewal. Our Section deals with insect interactions with plants. Topics include behavioral, ecological, and evolutionary relationships in natural landscapes, as well as integrated pest management (IPM) in agriculture, horticulture, forests, and lawn and garden.
ESA Systematics, Evolution, & Biodiversity (SysEB) Section
This Section is for people who study insect anatomy, classification, and history. As the name implies, the Section focuses on systematics, evolution, and biodiversity, but it also includes morphology, ecology, population dynamics, genetics, phylogeny, nomenclature, biogeography, zoology, and other specialties.
Eurofins Agroscience Services
Eurofins Agroscience Services provides laboratory testing to screen and develop, register and steward new and existing products around the world. Offering insect and vector control studies and formulation screening for pest control products, public health products, home and garden, and more.
GDM Solutions, Inc.
Create Protocols. Manage Trials. Report Findings. GDM creates, markets, and supports ARM software for managing and summarizing agriculture research experiments. ARM saves time creating trials, analyzing data, and producing the many reports required for successful and timely trial management. ARM is a recognized and respected standard throughout the crop production and protection industry. ARM is used by thousands of researchers in nearly 100 countries worldwide.
North American Coalition for Insect Agriculture (NACIA)
NACIA is an organization for growing the Insects for Food & Feed Industry. NACIA’s role is to educate and help build awareness and acceptance for insects as a solution to up-cycle nutrients back up into the food chain.
Oxford University Press
Thank you for stopping by our virtual booth at Entomology 2020! As the largest university press, Oxford University Press (OUP) is a truly global brand, recognized throughout the world as a trusted provider of quality research. Our collection includes numerous leading journals, as well as scholarly works, international reference works, online products, and more. OUP is the proud publisher of the Entomological Society of America Publications which include: American Entomologist, Annals of the ESA, Arthropod Management Tests, Environmental Entomology, Insect Systematics and Diversity, Journal of Economic Entomology, Journal of Insect Science, Journal of Integrated Pest Management, and Journal of Medical Entomology. If you are interested in Video Chatting with our representatives, we will be available for chat from 11:00 AM–1:00 PM (ET) and 3:00 PM–5:00 PM (ET). If you are unable to meet during these times feel free to reach out to us via email as well, located under the Resources tab.
PERCIVAL SCIENTIFIC, INC.
Percival Scientific is a global leader in helping research professionals around the world create better science. Over our 125-year history, our mission has included innovation, customization and meeting customers’ exact needs. We partner with labs across the world to accelerate research that impacts our climate, human health and food production. Our current facility encompasses engineering, design and fabrication of environmental growth chambers for universities, colleges, government institutions and businesses both domestically and internationally. Our more than 150 different models of research chambers are being used in all 50 states and in more than 79 countries, including Europe, Asia, Brazil, India and China. Our ability to meet individual requirements and to control multiple critical testing variables is what has allowed Percival Scientific to become an industry leader.
Phoreus Biotech is a bioscience disruptor with patented nanocarrier technology that can revolutionize gene editing, gene therapy, biopesticides, and insect research. They offer the revolutionary new BAPtofect-25™ transfection reagent kit that provides significant advantages for insect transfection over existing products. Comprised of branched amphipathic peptide capsules (BAPC™), an entirely new class of nanocarrier, the kit overcomes many of the common transfection issues associated with lipid and polymer-based products. BAPtofect-25 is non-toxic to insects and has been verified safe for honeybees by an EPA-method toxicology study. It's capable of binding with proteins, dsRNA, oligonucleotides, plasmids and CRISPR-Cas9 and allows for oral delivery. The peptides are water soluble and extremely stable in high temperatures. Transfecting with BAPtofect-25 yields improved efficacy and accuracy in your experiments.
Photonic Sentry, LLC
The Photonic Fence Monitoring Device tracks flying insects in order to enable more detailed study of flight behavior than is possible with current equipment and software tools. Data can be collected on a continuous basis for days, then visualized and analyzed through a cloud-based interface.
Princeton University Press
Princeton University Press publishes a wide range of natural history and entomology titles including state-of-the-art field guides. Please visit our ESA virtual exhibit to view a selection of our new and recent publications. Online orders receive 30% off (+free shipping to US, Canada, Europe & UK destinations) with coupon code ENT20. Offer applies to print editions sitewide and ends December 31, 2020.
The Coleopterists Society
Beetles! One out of every five species on Earth is a beetle! They are pests, they are beneficial, they inspire biomimicry, they teach evolution, they inspire, they hold our imagination, they abound. Join the Coleopterists Society as we study every aspect of beetles and how they impact our world. Annual Meeting December 4th! Open to everyone, membership not required! See webpage for details.
Trécé is the leading American innovator in pheromone and kairomone-based product research, development, and manufacturing. We offer the PHEROCON® product line for monitoring in growing agriculture, STORGARD® for stored products and PCO, and the CIDETRAK® line for insect control. Trécé’s products are the best semiochemical technology one can buy featuring premier quality, exceptional shelf and field life, and exceptional efficacy. All are non-toxic tools for insect pest management.
University of Maryland Department of Entomology
Welcome to the UMD Department of Entomology Virtual Booth! Our graduate program offers MS & PhD degrees, with research specializations in a variety of subdisciplines, including ecology, aquatic biology, molecular and developmental biology, genetics, biological control of insects and weeds, systematics, evolutionary biology, integrated pest management, toxicology, and insect pathology. Students admitted to our programs are guaranteed full financial support, including 12-month salary, benefits, and tuition remission. We are located just outside Washington, DC in College Park, MD, where students take advantage of our proximity to the Smithsonian, USDA, NIH, and other local institutions to pursue collaborative research and career opportunities. Applications for Fall 2021 admission are due Friday, December 4, 2020. We do not require applicants to submit GRE scores. Join us in the Video Chat to learn more & get some virtual swag!
Virginia Tech Entomology
From apiculture to agriculture, medicine to management, Virginia Tech entomologists stand for education, innovation, discovery, and utilization of one of the most diverse life science fields in the world. Our Department’s priority is providing solutions to address the impacts of arthropods by building on our strengths in medical entomology, integrated pest management, biodiversity and environmental sustainability, and fulfilling our land grant mission of research, teaching, Extension, and service. CLICK on the Video Chat tab to the left for a LIVE Virginia Tech Representative! Department Focus Areas: Integrated Pest Management Biodiversity & Environmental Medical Entomology Extension & Outreach