San Francisco, California
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We are happy to present the Fifth Quadrennial Meeting of the International Heteropterists Society in Washington, DC, to be held 21-25 July 2014. Please mark your calendars! The program promises to be an exciting one.
Lectures and posters will be presented at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, one of the largest natural history museums in the world, with entomological holdings of more than 35 million specimens. The Heteroptera collection alone comprises nearly 5,500 primary types and nearly 1 million other specimens held in more than 2,000 drawers.
Washington, DC, is a city of many attractions, including the Smithsonian Institution museums, numerous historic monuments, restaurants, theaters, and much more.
Students may want to apply for the Nils Møller Andersen Award to provide financial support to attend the meeting and present a poster or talk.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the registration deadline?
Wednesday 30th April 2014
When is the deadline for presentation/poster absract submission?
Wednesday 30th April 2014
How do I submit an abstract?
You can submit an abstract for your presentation or poster during the registration process.
What size should posters be?
46 inches x 46 inches or about 117 cm x 117 cm
Can I request an official letter of invitation?
Yes - we have letters available for those who require them. Please contact us using the contact button on this page.
How can I contact the organiser?
Email - using the contact button on this page
Telephone (Office Hours) +1 202-633-4555
How do I get to the event?
Please read the transportation and accommodation section of the IHS website.
What meals or refreshments are included?
Lunches, coffee breaks and snacks will be provided in addition to the open mixer (Monday) and banquet (evening TBC). Participants will need to provide their own breakfast and evening meal - there are plenty of places nearby.
Is there Wi-Fi at the venue?
Yes - there is Wi-Fi throughout the museum and in the conference auditorium.
Are tickets refundable?
We will refund tickets (minus Eventbrite handling fee) up to the registration deadline (30th April 2014). We cannot guarantee refunds after the registration deadline.
When & Where
Tom Henry is one of the founding members (Directors) of the International Heteropterists' Society and works as a USDA Research Scientist at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Read about Tom's projects and publications: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/people/people.htm?personid=2454