[Leps-l] Register NOW for European Congress of Lepidopterology 29/7-4/8 Blagoevgrad

Nieukerken, E.J. van Erik.vanNieukerken at naturalis.nl
Mon Mar 25 09:52:39 EDT 2013

Register now for the European Congress of Lepidopterology 29/7-4/8 in Blagoevgrad Bulgaria!
The deadline for early registration and submitting titles of papers and posters (10 April) is only 3 weeks away. After that prices go up.
Please go to http://www.ecl18.eu/ for registration and further details.
Members of SEL and The Lepidopterist's Society receive a reduction of EURO 100.

The congress, situated in a beautiful part of Bulgaria, will offer an exciting and varied scientific programme.
The following key note speakers have agreed to talk: Prof. Paul Brakefield, Prof. Niels Kristensen and Dr Lyubomir Penev and more are being asked.

The following symposia are being organised:
Molecular Phylogeny by Niklas Wahlberg
DNA barcoding European Lepidoptera by Marko Mutanen
Taxonomy, history and ecology of mining Lepidoptera by Jurate De Prins
Ecology and evolution of Nymphalid butterflies in Mediterranean and Alpine habitats by Andrea Gill
Taxonomy and speciation in Noctuidae by Laszlo Ronkay and Alberto Zilli
Biogeography and phylogeography of balkanic-carpathian and balkanic-alpine connections by Zoltan Varga

In addition there will be sessions for other contributed papers.

As a novelty, SEL is offering prices for the best student presentation and poster for BSc, MSC and PhD students. When submitting your talk, you can indicate whether you would like to compete.

Lastly, SEL can offer support for some members who have difficulties finding support otherwise. Please send a request to general Secretary Erik van Nieukerken nieukerken at naturalis.nl<mailto:nieukerken at naturalis.nl> before April 10.

The SEL council and organising committee


Congress website http://www.ecl18.eu/


Erik J. van Nieukerken

general secretary Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica

Naturalis Biodiversity Center
dep. of Terrestrial Zoology
PO Box 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands
[courier address: Darwinweg 2, 2333 CR Leiden]
direct phone: +31-71-56 87 682
fax:      +31-71-5687666
e-mail:  nieukerken at naturalis.nl<mailto:nieukerken at naturalis.nl>
editor-in-chief Tijdschrift voor Entomologie: http://www.nev.nl/tve
General Secretary Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica  http://www.soceurlep.eu/
subject editor Zookeys  http://www.pensoft.net/journals/zookeys

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