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65th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America
Denver, Colorado, November 5-8th 2017

The 2017 ESA meeting will include a symposium titled “Resurgence of Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) in the Academic and Public Arenas” chaired by graduate students Becca Wilson and Tina Nations.

The deadline has passed for presentation submissions. However, if you are interested in attending the conference and would like to be kept informed about the symposium and group plans, please contact the chairs at and
For more information, you can visit

Advance Notice 
Note the new Date!
June 21-22nd, 2018
The 2018 Simuliidae Symposium will be at University of Birmingham, England June 21-22nd, 2018. Arrival and registration will be during the evening of Wed., June 20. The conference facilities can be viewed at
The registration fee will be 100 GBP, which will include the conference dinner on Thursday June 21. An optional dinner/canal boat ride will be available for 20 GBP per person on the evening of Friday June 22.
Sessions on blackfly ecology and systematics, genomics, and working towards the elimination of onchocerciasis in Africa will be held, with a possible workshop on nanopore DNA sequencing. Both oral/powerpoint and posters presentations will be accepted.

Delegates will be able to book their own rooms directly with VenueBirmgham. In late August we’ll be given a meeting code for booking.

Conference rate room charges per night are:

Single: 56.00 GBP
Double room 66.50 (per room)
King room 76.50 (per room)

The rooms include buffet breakfast.


Birmingham International Airport has direct links to continental Europe, and North America through Iceland Air. Trains run from the airport to New Street Station, Birmingham. The University train station is two stops away from New Street.

More Information and Registration:

The conference website will be available for registration in September 2017. Further announcements will be made through the Simuliidae-L and Simuliid Bulletin Blog (

Please contact Charles Brockhouse ( with expressions of interest or for further information.

Charles Brockhouse.

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