An international Symposium “Future 4 Butterflies in Europe” will be held in Wageningen, the Netherlands, from the 31st of March to April 2nd 2016.

The goal is to discuss actions to secure survival of butterflies and moths which are declining seriously in most countries across Europe.

A session on “Genetically modified crops & Lepidoptera” is co-organized by AMIGA partner Andreas Lang one of the key topic in the AMIGA project. Several AMIGA partners will present results produced in the framework of AMIGA project.

For more information download Conference Program

Future 4 butterflies in Europe

The XXV International Congress of Entomology “Entomology without Borders” will take place in Orlando, Florida, USA on September 25-30 2016.

The event is expected to bring together the largest delegation of scientists and experts in the history of the discipline.

Several symposia are dealing with Genetically Modified Plants as a means of insect pest control. Dr. Salvatore Arpaia, the project coordinator of AMIGA, in collaboration with Dr. Jian Duan and Dr. Jonathan Kundgren from the United States Department of Agriculture, is the co-chair of the symposium “Genetically Modified Insecticidal Crops and Sustainable Pest Management: An Ecological Perspective of Their Compatibility in Sustainable Agriculture”, one of the key topic in the AMIGA project. Several AMIGA partners will present results produced in the framework of AMIGA project.

For more information see ICE 2016 Scientific Program

Entomology Without Borders