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Aphid Special Interest Group

Aphid
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 14:00 to Friday, April 5, 2019 - 14:00

Venue: Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ

Convenor: Richard Harrington, RES SIG coordinator richard@royensoc.co.uk

This will be a joint meeting with The French Aphid Research Network (BAPOA).

Second circular details here

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?"

Accommodation

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 (reservations@aubreypark.co.uk ), 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

REGISTRATION FORM

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, kirsty@royensoc.co.uk to receive login instructions).

 

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