Conference dates: May 26–28, 2021
Virtual Format: Due to COVID-19, 2021 North American Forest Insect Work Conference is going virtual
- Deadline for submitting proposals for workshops and symposia has passed
Shaping Forests: Action in a Changing World
The 7th North American Forest Insect Work Conference will be held virtually through Zoom on May 26–28, 2021!
This year’s conference is themed "Shaping Forests: Action in a Changing World." The future of forest entomology will be shaped by cooperation and collaboration among researchers and educators from all professional and personal backgrounds. Therefore, it is our hope that this meeting will effect positive change in the field of forest entomology and beyond.
North American Forest Insect Work Conference 2021 – Code of Conduct
The organizers of the 2021 North American Forest Insect Work Conference are committed to providing a safe environment for all attendees. This means regardless of:
- sex or gender identity,
- sexual orientation, or
We strive to be an open-minded and welcoming community and it’s important to keep in mind that hostile environments are not productive ones. By registering for and attending this meeting you agree to respect and follow this code of conduct.
You are expected to participate in open and respectful communication and be mindful of your fellow attendees. You are also expected to request permission to screen capture presented information and keep your cell phone on silent while others are presenting. You are also expected to stand up for your fellow attendees and notify a moderator should you witness someone violating this code of conduct or participating in harassment.
Harassment includes any offensive verbal comment or gesture that is related to sex or gender identity, age, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or appearance. This may include, but is not limited to:
- disrupting speakers,
- unwelcome comments or attention, and
Harassment will not be accepted or tolerated, and you will be asked to stop immediately. Moderators and NAFIWC leadership hold the right to decide the appropriate actions to take and this may range from a warning to expulsion from NAFIWC.
Important Dates and Deadline
June 15, 2020: deadline for submitting proposals for workshops and symposia
July 1, 2020: finalizing program selections
April 25, 2021: last day to receive the discounted room rate
May 25-28, 2021: conference dates
Chair: Jess Hartshorn, Clemson University, Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kier Klepzig, The Jones Center at Ichauway, email@example.com
Brian Aukema, University of Minnesota, Department of Entomology, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Arango, USDA Forest Service, FPL, Rachel.email@example.com
Bob Rabaglia, USDA Forest Service, FHP, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fred Miller, Joliet Junior College, the Morton Arboretum, email@example.com
Co-chair: Kier Klepzig, The Jones Center at Ichauway, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-chair: Rich Hofstetter, Northern Arizona University, School of Forestry, email@example.com
Jeff Garnas, University of New Hampshire, Natural Resources and the Environment, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deepa Pureswaran, Natural Resources Canada, email@example.com