ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO
155th Annual Conference
Catch Me If You Can
19 - 21 October, 2018
Message from the President
President's Prize Oral and Poster Competition
Thank you to the sponsors of the ESO's 2018 AGM
Where: Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre
1551 Bark Lake Drive, Irondale, ON, K0M 1X0
When: October 19-21, 2018
Jeff Skevington and Michelle Locke
Additional Activities and Venues
Travel Grants for Student Presenters
If you are a student presenting at the conference, please click the following link for instructions about travel grants: TRAVEL AWARD CRITERIA
The Deadline for applications is July 31, 2018.
Accommodations will be at Bark Lake Leadership and Conference Centre. They are mostly dorm style, with 2-4 people per room. All accommodations and food are covered in the registration cost.
Haliburton has the closest hotel accommodations (a 25 minute drive away). If you choose to stay off site you will still need to pay the full registration fee.
Directions to Bark Lake
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Membership Registration and Payment
ESO 2018 Conference Registration Details
Registration Costs (includes accommodation and food)
Early Registration Deadline: Friday 14 September 2018
Student Member Early Registration: $280
Non-student Member Early Registration: $420
Non-member Early Registration: $470
Regular Registration Deadline: Friday 12 October 2018
Student Member Late Registration: $300
Non-student Member Late Registration: $450
Non-member Late Registration: $500
(Hint: Student membership is free and non-student membership is cheaper than paying non-member fees:)
Abstract Submission Guidelines for the Entomological Society of Ontario 155th Annual Conference (ESO 2018)
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 21, 2018
Standard Oral Presentations are limited to 12 minutes in total. Please plan on 10 minutes for your presentation with 2 minutes for questions.
Lightning Talks are limited to 5 minutes in total and not considered for the President's Prize competition.
Poster Presentations should be in “portrait” layout; the poster boards are 3’ wide and 4’ tall.Students who are entering a poster in the student competition must send a PDF file of their POSTER by October 12, 2018 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The guidelines for judging oral presentations and posters are HERE
Abstracts will be published in the Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario.
BUG EYE PHOTO CONTEST! 2018
Don't forget to submit your insect photos to the BUG EYE Photo contest, an AGM staple, and ESO tradition!
Click HERE to see the Winners of the
Bug Eye photo contest
Click HERE for a PDF for details.
Or the BUG EYE Mainpage
Some winners and nominees from the past are shown below!
ESO 2018 merchandise
ESO Membership Fees
Click HERE for full Membership Details
The annual fees for membership are:
$30.00 for regular membership: 1 year;
$150.00 for regular membership: 5 years
Free for Canadian students, amateurs and retired members; $10.00 for international students.
* Regular members and international students/amateurs now have the convenience of remitting their annual dues via PAYPAL or Major Credit Card as an alternative to regular postal mail.
Students and Retired members, please use this PDF and email directly to Michelle Locke:
Regular members and international students who wish to pay by personal cheque, please complete and print the DOC and mail to:
Michelle Locke, (ESO Secretary)
Entomological Society of Ontario
Vista Centre, 1830 Bank St
P.O. Box 83025