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Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America

Press invitation to attend world's largest entomology meeting

Entomology 2012 will be attended by more than 3,000 entomologists and will feature more than 2,500 presentations

WHEN: November 11-14, 2012

WHERE: The Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tennessee

WHAT: Entomology 2012 is the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. More than 3,000 insect scientists are expected to attend. The theme is "A Global Society for a Global Science," and there will be 98 symposia and more than 2,500 presentations on subjects such as bed bugs, honey bees, genetically modified crops, household insect pests, agriculture and more. In addition, a number of social events will also take place.

HOW TO ATTEND: Journalists from accredited news organizations will be given complimentary press passes. Members of the media who would like to attend can contact ESA at sro@entsoc.org or (301) 731-4535, ext. 3009 for a press pass.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://entsoc.org/entomology2012

FULL PROGRAM AVAILABLE AT: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2012/webprogram/start.html

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The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines. Founded in 1889, ESA today has more than 6,000 members affiliated with educational institutions, health agencies, private industry, and government. Members are students, researchers, teachers, extension service personnel, administrators, marketing representatives, research technicians, consultants, and hobbyists. For more information, please visit http://www.entsoc.org.



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