Dear Colleagues!

We are pleased to announce that the IV Eurasian Symposium on Hymenoptera will be holding at September 9–15, 2019 in the Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity of Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (Vladivostok, Russia) and invite you to take part in this event.

The goal of the symposium is to bring together scientists and practitioners from Russia and different countries interested in various aspects of Hymenoptera research, to review the progress in this field, to report their study results, to present new ideas, concepts and techniques, to discuss topics of mutual interest.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. Sci., Prof. A.S. Lelej (head of the laboratory of Entomology, Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Vladivostok, Russia)
Co-chair: Dr. Sci., Prof. S.Yu. Storozhenko (director of the Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Vladivostok, Russia)
Co-chair: Dr. Sci., Prof. V.V. Bogatov (academician secretary of Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia)
Deputy of Chair: Dr. M.Yu. Proshchalykin (senior researcher, Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Vladivostok)

Members of organizing committee:

Dr. V.M. Loktionov, Vladivostok, Russia
Dr. Yu.N. Sundukov, Vladivostok, Russia
Dr. V.A. Zryanin, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia
Dr. D.A. Dubovikoff, St. Petersburg, Russia

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Chair: Dr. Sci., Prof. S.A. Belokobylskij (head of Hymenoptera department, Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia)
Co-chair: Dr. Sci., Prof. A.P. Rasnitsyn (head of the laboratory of Arthropods, Paleontological Institute, Moscow, Russia)
Co-chair: G. Melika, Ph.D. (Plant Health Diagnostic NR Laboratory, National Food Chain Safety Office, Budapest, Hungary)
Co-chair: S.V. Triapitsyn, Ph.D. (Entomology Research Museum, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, USA)
Deputy of Chair: Dr. Sci. A.A. Polilov (head of the laboratory of entomology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia)

Members of program committee:

Dr. Sci. V.E. Gokhman, Moscow, Russia
Dr. Sci. T.A. Novgorodova, Novosibirsk, Russia
Dr. Sci. A.N. Nikolenko, Ufa, Russia
Dr. Sci. A.G. Radchenko, Kiev, Ukraine
Dr. Sci. H.A. Aliev, Baku, Azerbaijan
Dathe H.H., Ph.D., Müncheberg, Germany
Rosa P., Ph.D., Milano, Italy
Yamane S., Ph.D., Kagoshima, Japan
Orr M., Ph.D., Beijing, China
Kwon H.B., Ph.D., Inchon, South Korea

Topics of the Symposium:
  • Evolution, morphology and systematics.
  • Paleontology, biochemistry and genetics.
  • Ecology, Physiology and Behavior.
  • Breeding and practical significance.
  • Fauna and Biogeography.
  • Social insects.

At the opening of the Symposium there will be a plenary session with selected topics of entomology presented by invited speakers.
Plenary sessions, symposia, poster presentations and excursions will be organized.
The languages of the Symposium are Russian and English.
The participants are invited to present their contribution as lecture or posters on the section preliminary suggested above. Each lecture should be 20 min for section and 40 min for plenary.
The Symposium will consist of two parts. Firsts one (September 9–11) is a plenary session, symposia and poster presentations which will be holding at the Conference Hall of the Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Vladivostok. Second part (September 12–15) is an overnight field excursion to countryside.

For detailed information please see announcements.