Aphid Special Interest Group
Venue: Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ
Convenor: Richard Harrington, RES SIG coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
This will be a joint meeting with The French Aphid Research Network (BAPOA).
Second circular details here
Registration deadline is 28th February, or when 80 is reached if earlier.The maximum number for the meeting is 80.
The deadline for a guaranteed room in the Aubrey Park Hotel is also 28th February. .
Invited speakers confirmed:
Prof. Tsutomu Tsuchida, University of Toyama, Japan: "Molecular basis and ecological relevance of symbiont-mediated body color change in aphids"
Dr Julie Jaquiéry, INRA Rennes, France: "Sex loss in aphids: mechanisms and evolutionary consequences"
Dr James Bell, Rothamsted Research, UK: "Automatic identification in the field and lab: what's possible with aphids?"
We have a special arrangement with the Aubrey Park Hotel, http://www.aubreypark.co.uk/ . The cost will be £84.00 per night and includes breakfast. Please make arrangements direct with the hotel (email@example.com ), quoting reference ROT030419. 50 rooms have been provisionally reserved and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis. The hotel is approximately 4 miles from Rothamsted and transport will be provided.
Registration includes lunch and refreshments for the three days, with the option to add the conference dinner on Thursday 4th April. Cost is £60.00 for non- members and £45.00 for members. https://www.royensoc.co.uk/shop/aphid-sig-registration-only
The conference dinner will be held on 4th April at Aubrey Park Hotel and is an additional £30.00 per head. https://www.royensoc.co.uk/shop/aphid-sig-registration-including-conference-dinner
RES & BAPOA members should be logged in to the website to receive discount automatically ( BAPOA members should contact Kirsty Whiteford, firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login instructions).