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Next Meeting - Edmonton Alberta, Canada April 27-30, 2020

COVID-19 Cancelation Note


70th Western Forest Insect Work Conference, April 27 – 30, 2020, Edmonton, Alberta 

Registration - Now OPEN! Late rates begin April 17, 2020


We’re excited to announce that the 2020 Western Forest Insect Conference will be in Edmonton. Join us to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2019 award recipients: Jackson Audley, Memorial Scholarship, and Dr. Ken Raffa, Founders Award.

The conference will be held at The Coast Edmonton Plaza, known for its great rooms and heated toilet seats! It’s located downtown near fantastic restaurants, breweries and the beautiful river valley. Meeting rates will be available before and after the conference for those that would like to enjoy the city a little longer.

The local organizing and scientific program committees are currently working on the details. If you are interested in participating on either committee, have a great idea for or would like to organize a session, contact Nadir Erbilgin ( Questions regarding local arrangements can be directed to Caroline Whitehouse (

Preliminary call for proposals - workshop submissions, tentative registrations costs, call for proposals (December 5, 2019).

Poster and Oral Presentation submissions - Titles and co-authors April 1, 2020, Abracts April 6, 2020 example abstract

Feb 26, 2020 Membership updates