Held once every three years, the International Conference on Urban Pests is a leading international forum for sharing information and ideas on the impact, biology and control of pests in the urban environment.
The 8th International Conference on Urban Pests will take place in Zurich, July 20-23, 2014. Sign up for the conference before the end of January and save nearly $120.
The preliminary program detailing not only the invited, but also the papers offered by those performing research in this area, has just been published and can be seen on the ICUP website at www.icup2014.ch.
Papers will be presented from leading academics from around the world. Insect pests to be covered include bed bugs, mosquitoes, flies, ants, termites and cockroaches along with vertebrate pests including rodents. There are also sessions covering specific treatment techniques, heat treatments being one.
The delegate registration fee of Swiss Francs 550 ($603) includes admission to all the scientific sessions, a set of conference proceedings, welcome reception, coffee breaks and three lunches. After the end of January the delegate rate rises to Swiss Francs 660 ($724).
A special reduced rate student registration is available at Swiss Francs 300 ($330) rising to Swiss Francs 350 ($385) from February and after.