Registration for the International Congress on Pollinator Biology at Pennsylvania State University August 14-17, 2013

Registration open for the 2013 International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy

Registration for the 2013 International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy is now open!  The conference will be held at Penn State from August 14-17, 2013.  For more information and to register and submit abstracts, please see:

We have an outstanding group of internationally renowned speakers, with sessions including behavioral ecology, physiology and development, host-parasite interactions, ecology and conservation, ecosystems services, and policy.  A theme of the conference will be examining and mitigating the effects of environmental contaminants on pollinators.

The deadline for submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations is May 15, and the early registration deadline is July 1.

Additionally, there will be a Xerces Pollinator Conservation Short Course at Penn State on August 14, the Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA on August 11-15, and the Eastern Apicultural Society Annual Meeting in West Chester, PA on August 5-9.

For more information on the International Pollinator Conference, please contact the conference organizers, Christina Grozinger (, Chris Mullin (, and Neal Willliams (  The conference is supported by Penn State's Center for Pollinator Research, Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. We are also grateful for the generous support of Bayer, BASF, and Ernst Conservation Seeds.

We look forward to seeing you in August!