CONGRESS - AFRICAN ENTOMOLOGY 2001

Denis Brothers Brothers at NU.AC.ZA
Fri Dec 1 15:49:28 CST 2000


AFRICAN ENTOMOLOGY 2001

13TH ENTOMOLOGICAL CONGRESS
organised by the
ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
in association with the
UNIVERSITY OF NATAL

Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
SOUTH AFRICA

2 - 5 July 2001

FIRST CIRCULAR

The entomologists of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, invite you to participate in this conference which will be held on the campus of the University of Natal in Pietermaritzburg, in the John Bews Life-Sciences and Rabie Saunders Agriculture buildings. We will provide a forum for the dynamic exchange of information and ideas relevant to entomologists of all persuasions and with particular emphasis on the needs of Africa. The response to the Announcement has been very encouraging with a wide variety of topics offered and the prospect of attendance by a wide variety of exciting participants.

Symposia planned
Biodiversity and Insect Conservation
Biotechnology, Insects and Plants
Entomology and Sustainable Development
Forensic Entomology
Hymenoptera
Insect Pathology

Workshops
Final workshop of the Southern African Stem Borer Management Project
Insect Rearing
Permits and Legislation for Collection of Invertebrates
Post-Congress morning workshop on Spatial Data and the African Entomologist

Other Sessions
To be organised as necessary to group papers sensibly

Papers
Oral papers should be no longer than 15 minutes; discussion of 5 minutes will be allowed.

Posters
Posters will be grouped in cognate sessions. The size should be no larger than A0 portrait (840 X 1176mm).

Awards
There will be prizes for the best student paper (a copy of the text to be supplied in advance) and the best student poster.

Language
English is the preferred Congress language, in consideration of international participants, but other South African official languages may be used. The abstract is to be in English only.

Travel
There are seven flights daily from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg and two from Durban to Pietermaritzburg, provided by SA Airlink. There is one morning and one afternoon minibus trip from Durban to Pietermaritzburg, provided by Cheetah Coaches. We will provide transport from the Pietermaritzburg airport or coach stop only.

Registration Fees
Member of ESSA                  R350    (foreign US$60)
Non-member                      R400    (foreign US$65)
Student Member of ESSA          R200    (foreign US$35)
Student non-member              R250    (foreign US$40)
1-day visitor                   R150
Companion                       R50 (excluding excursions)
Late registration penalty               R150    (foreign US$25)

Spatial Data Analysis Workshop  R75

An electronic file including additional information and the registration form may be obtained from the Chairperson of the Organising Committee, Prof. D.J. Brothers (brothers at nu.ac.za). 

Professor Denis J. Brothers
School of Botany and Zoology
(and Centre for Environment & Development)
University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg
Private Bag X01              Telephone: (+27) (0)33-260 5106
Scottsville                        Fax: (+27) (0)33-260 5105
3209 SOUTH AFRICA     e-mail: brothers at nu.ac.za




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