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Winter Meeting 2022

The NW EU IUSSI Section invites you to attend our upcoming Winter Meeting on the 12th December 2022 in London.

Dr Paul Eggleton has once again kindly agreed to host the meeting at the Natural History Museum, London. This meeting will be a one-day, hybrid event, with an outline of the programme given below. We will have the usual selection of excellent talks and posters, as well as a limited number of slots for remote presentations. 

We have now reached the capacity of the meeting room for in-person attendance, but online regsitration is still open for student- and full membership, and there is a wiating list for those who want to attend in-person.
Note that non-member fees include 2022 membership and sign-up to our mailing list. You can register online at the following link:


Conference FAQs

9:30am–6:00pm, 12th December 2022. 

Natural History Museum, London, UK. 

In-person attendance:
Student member registration: £15.00
Student non-member registration: £25.00 (includes 2022 membership fee of £10)
Ordinary member registration: £30.00
Non-member registration: £50.00  (includes 2022 membership fee of £20)

Online attendance:
Student member registration: £10.00
Student non-member registration: £20.00 (includes 2022 membership fee of £10)
Ordinary member registration: £10.00
Non-member registration: £30.00 (includes 2022 membership fee of £20)

You can find out more about joining the NW EU IUSSI Section here: https://www.iussi.org/NWEurope/subs.htm

Abstract submission deadline was 14th October 2022.

Registration & payment deadline:
25th November 2022.

Please see the registration link above, or e-mail our secretary: secretary.nweu.iussi@gmail.com

Final Outline Programme

You can download the detailed program here

9:15-9:45 Arrival, Coffee
10:00 Meeting opens
10:00-10:45 Plenary - Mark Brown
The contingency of research - attempts to understand the ecology of bumblebee-parasite interactions
10:45-11:15 Morning coffee break & poster session
11:15-12:30 Talks
12:30-12:50 Section business meeting
12:50-13:50 Lunch break (lunch not provided)
13:50-14:35 Plenary - Lena Grinsted
Using spiders to study the evolution of group living
14:35-15:35 Talks
15:35-16:05 Afternoon coffee break & poster session
16:05-17:35 Talks
17:35-17:45 Award of student presentation prizes
18:00 Meeting closes
  Informal meeting at local hostelry

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Meeting/Course and comments


Next International Meeting:


XX IUSSI International Congress

Freiburg, Germany


Previous International Meeting:

3-7 July 2022

XIX IUSSI International Congress

Marriott Marquis, San Diego, California, USA

For more information about the congress, please see: http://burkclients.com//IUSSI/meetings/2022/site

Although the in-person meeting is over, you can continue to experience IUSSI 2022 through IUSSI+, our on-demand conference archive, which will remain active through September. Please go to the Pathable site, where you will find most of the conference presentations available for viewing. This includes all the plenary addresses, over 80% of the posters, and over 70% of the talks. Not all presentations are available, either because the presenters did not upload them or because technical difficulties were encountered during the live sessions.


Other Meetings:

3-6 June 2023

2023 International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy

Penn State

You can find more information about the 2023 conference in this press release (https://www.psu.edu/news/agricultural-sciences/story/international-conference-pollinator-biology-health-policy-slated-2023/), or look over the material and list of confirmed speakers on the conference website (https://web.cvent.com/event/c21acf50-b587-4d7c-b0bc-55cbecd97098/summary)

The abstract submission deadline was September 15, 2022, and the early bird registration deadline is December 1, 2022.

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