Authors must submit oral papers as PowerPoint presentations. A laptop computer (preloaded with presentations), an
LCD projector, and laser pointer will be provided for each session.
The deadline for receipt of electronic presentations is July 18, 2006.
Note: Change from May Newsletter
Please email electronic presentations to Rob Meagher
or mail CD to
1700 SW 23rd Dr
Gainesville, FL 32608
This is the latest in a series of popular workshops that have been conducted as part of the Florida Entomological Society’s Annual Meeting. The workshop will be a combination of powerpoint lectures and hands-on examination of pest specimens. Workshop attendees will also receive specimens of some pest insects for their own reference. The intent of this workshop is to teach participants
Instructors: Dr. Brian Cabrera, Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center; Dr. William Kern, Jr., Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center; Lyle Buss, Senior Biological Scientist, University of Florida, Gainesville, Insect Identification and Diagnostics Lab.
Agenda: Cabrera (1 hour): Introduction, Identifying fungus and plaster beetles, Mexican book beetles, cigarette and drugstore beetles, book lice, bed bugs; Kern (1 hour): Identifying spiders, scorpions, ticks, mites, blind snakes, lizards, lawn shrimp, millipedes, springtails; Buss (1 hour): Identifying stored-product pests.
Cost: $60 - includes workshop notebook and box lunch.
Workshop is limited to 30 persons.
Contact: Brian J. Cabrera
Asst. Professor of Entomology & Extension Specialist
University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research & Education Center
3205 College Ave., Davie, FL 33314