2018 Invasive and Pest Ant Conference (formerly the Annual Imported Fire Ant and other Invasive Ants Conference)
In 2018, the Annual Invasive and Pest Ant Conference will be held in conjunction with National Conference on Urban Entomology on 20-23 May in Cary, NC.
Deadline: February 1, 2018
*All award winners will deliver a presentation at the conference in May*
Student Awards of $1500 (one for each level: undergrad, Master’s, Ph.D.)
Distinguished Achievement Award (monetary award and plaque)
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Hotel registration is open! Visit the hotel’s website. Enter CUE in the Group Code box under ‘special rate codes’ and the special conference price will display!
Meeting Registration Information
Follow this link to access the form and return it to Lisa Jordan.
This year we’ve added the option of paying using PayPal. Please use firstname.lastname@example.org as the recipient and “Conference Registration” as the subject.
$225 general registration
$100 student registration
$350 registration after April 1
Additional notes from Kyle Jordan:
There is an opening reception Sunday evening at the hotel at 6:00. The conference officially starts Monday, May 21 at 8:00 and runs through morning sessions on Wednesday (until 11/noon, usually).
Fly into the Raleigh/Durham airport (RDU). The hotel is fairly close to the airport – a shuttle that will pick you up if you call the hotel once you land. Otherwise, cab/uber/lyft can get you there quickly. If you’re driving in to RTP, the hotel has free parking.
Interested in being a sponsor for the conference? Email Dan Suiter.
The first Annual Imported Fire Ant Conference was held in 1963. Now known as the Invasive and Pest Ant Conference (IPAC), the conference is attended by researchers, teachers, extension agents and specialists, industry personnel, and regulatory personnel. The conferences provide the opportunity to exchange of knowledge about invasive pest ants… >> Read more
Proceedings have been issued annually since 1984. The link below contains copies of Proceedings from 1984 through 2015.
The citations from the Proceedings from 1984-2001 are provided in a bibliography developed under the direction of Dr. S. Bradleigh Vinson. An index to the numbered citations is also provided to allow users to search for papers on specific topics.
- Bibliography of Imported Fire Ant Conference Proceedings (1984-2001)
- Subject Area Index for Imported Fire Ant Conference Proceedings (1984-2001)