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Monday, 14 October 2019


Scientific Session 01: Neonicotinoid seed treatments in maize: How important to seedling pest management?
Tom Sappington, USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa, U.S.A. & Sally Taylor, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.A.

Coffee/Tea Break


Scientific Session 02: Bt maize within a changing IPM paradigm: Success stories and challenges with Lepidopteran pests
William Hutchison, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, U.S.A. & Michael Meissle, Agroscope, Zurich, Switzerland

Lunch


Scientific Session 03: Emerging Lepidopteran challenges in the maize agro-ecosystem
Silvana Paula-Moraes, University of Florida, Jay, Florida, U.S.A.; Zhenying Wang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China & Richard Hellmich, USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa, U.S.A.

Coffee/Tea Break


Poster Session
Chairs to be identified


Tuesday, 15 October 2019


Scientific Session 04: Environmentally friendly management of rootworms, wireworms and other soil pests in maize
Renata Bazok, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; Mario Schumann, KWS Saat SE, Einbeck, Germany & Stefan Toepfer, CABI, Hodmezovasarhely, Hungary

Coffee/Tea Break


Scientific Session 05: Sustainable non-chemical methods for Fall Armyworm control
Dirk Babendreier, CABI, Delémont, Switzerland & Malick Ba, ICRISAT, Niamey, Niger

Lunch


Scientific Session 06: Advances in the development of biological control solutions for the management of Fall Armyworm
Ivan Rwomushana, CABI, Nairobi, Kenya & Sevgan Subramanian, ICEPE, Nairobi, Kenya

Coffee/Tea Break


Scientific Session 07: Addressing a significant food security threat: Spodoptera frugiperda invading new geographies
Clinton D Pilcher, Corteva Agriscience, Johnston, IA, U.S.A.; Analiza Piovesan Alves, Corteva Agriscience, Johnston, IA, U.S.A.; Marlin Rice, Corteva Agriscience, Johnston, IA, U.S.A & Joseph Huesing, USAID, Washington D.C., U.S.A.


Wednesday, 16 October 2019


Scientific Session 08: Field evolved insecticide resistance in maize pests Julie Peterson, University of Nebraska, North Platte, NE, U.S.A. & Brad Coates, USDA-ARS, Ames, IA, U.S.A.

Coffee/Tea Break


Scientific Session 09: The use of emerging technologies in maize pest surveillance, reporting and forecasting
Katarina Mikac, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia; Renata Bazok, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; Darija Lemic, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Lunch


Scientific Session 10: Free topics
Chairs to be identified

Coffee/Tea Break

Transport/Walk to Farewell Dinner Location

Farewell Dinner



Thursday, 17 October 2019

Field Excursion