University of Florida

ISSCT X Entomology Workshop

December 3-7, 2018
Belle Glade and Palm Beach Gardens
, Florida, USA


"Solving Regional Arthropod Management Challenges in a Global World"


Host Institution
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Everglades Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS EREC) is located in the heart of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) in South Florida, where sugarcane is the dominant crop. Programs at the UF/IFAS EREC provide the Florida sugarcane industry with sustainable production strategies with multi-disciplinary efforts involving agronomy, variety development, soil and water sciences, entomology, pathology, and weed science. UF/IFAS EREC personnel also lead research and extension efforts focusing on rice, sweet corn, and leafy and brassica vegetables that are also grown in the EAA.

Registration Cost
Workshop registration is US$350 per participant. All workshop participants must be ISSCT members for 2016-2019. ISSCT membership dues are US$140. For ISSCT membership information and registration, please visit

The workshop will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens.

Workshop registration now open! 

To register for the workshop,  please go to Click on "Tickets." The workshop registration fee is US$350 per person and is payable using a credit card. Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover credit cards are accepted. The registration fee is non-refundable. The deadline for workshop registration is July 27, 2018.

Abstract submission now open!

Authors must submit an abstract for each presentation, oral or poster, they intend to make during the workshop. Please send each submission as a single MS Word file to Section Chair François-Régis Goebel at Abstracts should be submitted as soon as possible but not after June 1, 2018. Each submission should include:
- Presentation format: Please select oral or poster presentation.
- Section: Please indicate which workshop session would best fit the submission (biological control, host plant resistance and plant-arthropod interactions, agricultural practices and landscape management, biotechnologies and insecticides, invasive species monitoring and management, or climate change and international collaborations).
- Title
- Authors: Please include the name, affiliation, physical address, and e-mail address for each author. The name of the presenting author should be underlined.
- Abstract: Please include an outline of the presentation (≤ 300 words). The abstract should include information on why the study was conducted (≤ 2 sentences), how the study was conducted (≤ 4 sentences), the results (≤ 6 sentences), and the conclusions from the study (≤ 4 sentences). 


Workshop Chair:
Julien Beuzelin (UF/IFAS EREC)

Section Chair:
Francois-Regis Goebel (CIRAD)

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