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Solutions for Global Pest Challenges" is the theme of the 7th International IPM Symposium that will be held March 27–29, 2012 in Memphis, Tenn., at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

| February 15, 2011

"IPM on the World Stage—Solutions for Global Pest Challenges" is the theme of the 7th International IPM Symposium that will be held March 27–29, 2012 in Memphis, Tenn., at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

Symposium sessions will address Integrated Pest Management (IPM) across disciplines internationally, in the market place, agriculture, community settings, horticulture, and natural environments.

The program committee has organized the symposium around four themes: management, research, best practices, and outreach. You are invited to submit a proposal describing your program, activity, or research that addresses effective and efficient pest management. Visit
http://www.ipmcenters.org/ipmsymposium12/IPM_Symp_theme_Description.pdf for a description of symposium themes.

Session proposals must be submitted online at http://ipmcenters.org/ipmsymposium12 by April 29, 2011 for full consideration. Click on “Program” to find the online form.

If you have questions regarding the format or development of the program, please contact program planning committee members: Margaret Appleby (margaret.appleby@ontario.ca or 613-475-5850); Dawn Gouge (dhgouge@ag.arizona.edu or 520-381-2223); Lynnae Jess (jess@msu.edu or 517-432-1702); Norm Leppla (ncleppla@ufl.edu or 352-273-3951.

If you are interested in helping plan the symposium or providing financial support, contact the Steering Committee at ipmsymposium@ad.uiuc.edu.

If you haven’t attended a previous symposium and want to receive future notices, send your e-mail address to ipmsymposium@ad.uiuc.edu.

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