Preliminary program

Sunday, 20th January   Registration and welcome cocktail 
Monday, 21st January   Opening ceremony
SESSION 1 - Managing beneficial insects by semiochemicals 
SESSION 2 - New developments in pest monitoring methods 
SESSION 3 - Allelochemical-based pest management tactics 
Tuesday, 22nd January   SESSION 4 - Pheromone-based pest management tactics 
SESSION 5 - SIT and Biological control of fruit crop pests
SESSION 6 - Applied Biotremology: a new discipline for pest management. Vibrational signals as semiophysicals
Wednesday, 23rd January   Mid-Conference excursion*
Thursday, 24th January   SESSION 7 - Invasive pests: a challenge for IPM
A - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug and other invasive hemipterans
B - Spotted Wing Drosophila and other invasive dipterans
Social dinner (will take place at Casa do Alentejo)  
Friday, 25th January   SESSION 8 - Integrated protection of fruit crops
Business meeting & closing
Saturday, 26th January   2-days Post-conference excursions**
Sunday, 27th January    
The program can be downloaded here. The book of abstracts can be downloaded here






*Mid-Conference excursion will be to the Alentejo region, it includes a visit to Herdade do Esporão, an estate with vineyards and olive groves using organic methods and integrated production, including a tour to the cellars and wineries, and a visit to the historical city of Évora - UNESCO World Heritage.

**The excursion programmes and conditions can be downloaded here.



For reservations please contact:  

Abreu Events
Tel.: (+351) 214 156 121


Confirmed invited speakers

Prof. Olle Anderbrant, Lund Univ., Sweden
Prof. Thomas Baker, Penn. State Univ., USA
Dr. Carlos Frescata, BIOSANI; Portugal 
Prof. Lara Maistrello, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Dr. Rui Cardoso Pereira, FAO/IAEA
Prof. John Pickett, Cardiff Univ., UK (Plenary speaker)
Prof. Max Suckling, DSIR, HortResearch, New Zealand
Prof. Meta Virant-Doberlet, NIB, Slovenia