International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI2018), August 5-10, 2018 in Guarujá, Brazil.

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Program

Sunday August 5
TIME Conference Center
16:00 - 18:00 Registration
18:30 - 21:30 Welcome Reception
Monday August 6
TIME J. Bonifácio P. Leopoldina D. Caxias T.Cristina P. Isabel Nobre Diamantina Ouro Preto
08:30 - 09:00 Opening Session          
09:00 - 10:00 Plenary 1 - Ben Oldroyd          
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:30 Symp 2.3   Data Blitz 1 Symp 7.4 Open Symp 6.3 Symp 4.3  
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:30 Symp 2.3   Symp 3.4 Symp 1.1 Symp 6.4 Symp 5.3 Symp. 4.1
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:00 Plenary 2 - Elizabeth Tibbets          
18:00 - 20:00 Terrace - Poster Session 1          
Tuesday August 7
TIME J. Bonifácio P. Leopoldina D. Caxias T.Cristina P. Isabel Nobre Diamantina Ouro Preto
08:30 - 09:30 Plenary 3 - Paulo Oliveira          
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:30 Symp 2.4   Data Blitz 2 Symp 1.2 Symp 6.1 Symp 5.2 Symp 4.2
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:30 IUSSI Section IUSSI Section   IUSSI Section IUSSI Section IUSSI Section IUSSI Section IUSSI Section
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:00 Plenary 4 - Toru Miura          
18:00 - 20:00 IUSSI Int. Committee Meeting            
18:00 - 20:00 Terrace - Poster Session 2          
Wednesday August 8
TIME J. Bonifácio P. Leopoldina D. Caxias T.Cristina P. Isabel Nobre Diamantina Ouro Preto
08:30 - 09:30 Plenary 5 - Serian Sumner          
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:30 Symp 2.2   Symp 3.2 Symp 1.3 Round Table 8.1 Symp 7.1  
12:30 Lunch
  Free Afternoon
Thursday August 9
TIME J. Bonifácio P. Leopoldina D. Caxias T.Cristina P. Isabel Nobre Diamantina Ouro Preto
08:30 - 09:30 Plenary 6 - Walter Farina          
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:30 Symp 2.1   Symp 3.1 Symp 1.4 Symp 6.2 Symp 5.1 Symp 7.2
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:30 Symp 2.1   Symp 3.3 Symp 1.5 Symp 6.5 Symp 5.4 Open Symp 7.2
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:00 Plenary 7 - Theresa Wossler          
18:00 IUSSI General Assembly          
Friday August 10
TIME J. Bonifácio P. Leopoldina D. Caxias T.Cristina P. Isabel Nobre Diamantina Ouro Preto
08:30 - 09:30 Plenary 8 - Jennifer Fewell          
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 - 12:30 Symp 2.5   Symp 3.5 Symp 1.6 Symp 4.4 Open Symp 7.3  
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:30 Symp 2.5   Symp 3.6 Symp 1.7 Open   Symp 7.5 Open  
16:30-17:30 Plenary 9 - Andreas Brune          
17:30-18:30 Hamilton Award & Closing Session          
20:00 - 24:00 Congress Dinner in Exposition Hall

 

Symposia Group 1: Genomics of Social Insects

Symposia Group 2: Neurobiology, Communication and Behavior

Symposia Group 3: Social Evolution and Sociobiology

Symposia Group 4: Heatlh and Immunity

Symposia Group 5: Ecophysiology and Environmental Interactions

Symposia Group 6: Conservation Biology and Progress in Ecology

Symposia Group 7: Phylogeny and Evolution

Details on symposia structure (title, chairs and speakers), as well as on the posters associated with the respective symposia groups are informed in the menue Symposia of this website.

Poster Session 1: (Monday Aug. 6) is for the presentation of posters related to Symposia Groups 1, 2 and 4.

Poster Session 2 : (Tuesday Aug. 7) is for the presentation of posters related to Symposia Groups 3, 5, 6 and 7.

Data Blitz sessions: We included two Data Blitz sessions in the program. In these, poster presenters are given the opportunity to give a brief (3 minutes) oral presentation on their posters. Data Blitz Session 1 os for posters related to Poster Session 1, and Data Blitz session 2 for those of Poster Session 2, each with a limit of 40 presentations. There will be sign-up sheets for the Data Blitz sessions at the registration desk, first come-first serve.

IUSSI sections are given the opportunity to hold their assemblies on Tuesday Aug. 7, from 14:00-16:30.