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COLOSS Small Hive Beetle Task Force Workshop 2018 * October 08-10 * USA

COLOSS Small Hive Beetle Task Force Workshop 2018 * October 08-10 * USA

*** HOSTED BY: COLOSS *** CLICK HERE TO REGISTER *** Steinmetz Hall – University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Dep., 1881 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA *** Registration fee $50

VENUE

University of Florida
Entomology & Nematology Dep.
1881 Natural Area Drive,
Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
Link

DATES

Start:
Monday, October 08
End:
Wednesday, October 10
2018

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WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

This event is supported by :

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMM

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.

LOCATION

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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VISA REQUIREMENTS

You may need a travel visa in order to enter the United States. For information on visas required for business travel to the United States, visit: Travel.State.Gov

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.

TRAVEL

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
  • Gainesville has many taxi companies including G Taxi, Murphy’s Taxi, and Gatorland Taxi.

Uber and Lyft services are readily available.

ACCOMMODATION

There are also many good AirBnB options in Gainesville: 

This event is supported by :

 

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

Attention

Registration is only open to COLOSS Members. If you have questions concerning your COLOSS membership, please contact Geoff Williams (williams@auburn.edu) with ‘COLOSS membership’ in the subject heading).

The 50 USD registration fee will be collected during morning Sign-in. We will only accept cash. This registration fee includes coffee breaks and lunches.

Due to limited financial support, participants will NOT be reimbursed for travel and accommodation.

Registration ends on: October 01, 2018

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ORGANIZERS

Bram Cornelissen (SHB-TF) bram.cornelissen@wur.nl (program)
Branden Stanford (Local Organizer) bstanford56@ufl.edu (travel, stay, etc.)