VIII International Simuliidae Symposium 2018

Location
Univerity of Birmingham
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops
Dates
Thursday 21st (09:00) - Friday 22nd June 2018 (17:00)
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Contact

Please contact Charles Brockhouse (charlesbrockhouse@creighton.edu) with expressions of interest or for further information.

Advance Notice

Blackfly larva

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Note the Date!

The 2018 Simuliidae Symposium will be at University of Birmingham, England 21-22 June 2018.  Arrival and registration will be during the evening of Wed 20 June 2018.    The conference facilities can be viewed at conferences.bham.ac.uk.

The registration fee will be 100 GBP, which will include the conference dinner on Thursday June 21.  Registration fees for students will be waived.

An optional dinner/canal boat ride will be available for 20 GBP per person on the evening of Friday June 22.

Sessions on blackfly ecology and systematics, genomics, and working towards the elimination of onchocerciasis in Africa will be held, with a possible workshop on nanopore DNA sequencing.  Both oral/powerpoint and posters can be made.

Accomodation:

Delegates will be able to book their own rooms directly with Conferences & Events Birmgham.  In late August we’ll be given a meeting code for booking.

Conference rate room charges per night are:

  • Single: 56.00 GBP
  • Double room 66.50 (per room)
  • King room 76.50 (per room)

The rooms include buffet breakfast. 

Arrival/Transportation:

Birmingham International Airport has direct links to continental Europe, and North America through Iceland Air.  Trains run from the airport to New Street Station, Birmingham. The University train station is two stops away from New Street.

More Information and Registration:

Register for the Symposium here  
Further announcements will be made through the Simuliidae-L and http://www.blackfly.org.uk.

Please contact Charles Brockhouse (charlesbrockhouse@creighton.edu) with expressions of interest or for further information.