The program will include practical sessions in the laboratory and field and lectures on SHB as well as discussions on future joint research opportunities. A final program will be announced in September. If you have suggestions or want to give a presentation, please contact one of the organizers below.
This workshop will take place at the University of Florida (UF) Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory located on UF’s campus next to Steinmetz Hall which is located here:
Steinmetz Hall – University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Department
1881 Natural Area Drive,
Gainesville, FL 32608, USA Link
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Citizens from many countries are eligible to travel to the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program; visitors from these countries will likely not need a visa before travelling to the U.S.
Getting to Gainesville
You can fly into the Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) on Delta Airlines or American Airlines via connecting flights from Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CLT), or Miami (MIA).
Outside of Gainesville, you will want to fly into either the Orlando International Airport (MCO, around 2 hours by car) or the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX, around 1.5 hours by car).
Rental car companies are available at all of the above airports.
There are buses that travel from MCO to downtown Gainesville for around $15-$20: Greyhound or Megabus
Getting Around Gainesville
Rental car options are available at the airport and around town. Parking passes for the campus will be provided at the Bee Lab for those with vehicles.
There are city/campus buses that run regularly all around the city and the university campus: GO-RTS