Symposia Titles

Submission of symposium titles has now closed. Should delegates wish to contribute papers to any of the below symposia you are requested to contact the convenors directly.

Advances in Afrotropical dipterology
Burgert S. Muller & Ashley H. Kirk-Spriggs
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Diptera of Madagascar – historical biogeography and biodiversity
This symposium now falls under the symposium “Advances in Afrotropical dipterology”.

Advances in Neotropical dipterology
Leonardo Azevedo & Carlos J.E. Lamas

Flies in time – how fossils change our understanding of Diptera evolution
Vladimir Blagoderov & Victor Baranov
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Vectors of human disease, biology and environment
Shüné Oliver
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Forensic dipterology
Martin Villet & Kirstin Williams
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Tephritoidea – applied research and taxonomy
Minette Karsten, Olivia Reynolds & Marc De Meyer

The importance of Diptera in plant-pollinator networks
Kurt Jordaens

Diptera interactions with amphibians
Gunnar Mikalsen Kvifte & Ximena Bernal
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Biodiversity surveys and conservation of Diptera
Marc Pollet
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Morphological character systems in Diptera
Gregory Curler & John Hash
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Biodiversity informatics of Diptera
John Midgley & Burgert Muller;
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Calyptrate evolution and diversity
Pierfilippo Cerretti, Thomas Pape & John Stireman

Advances in Diptera phylogenomics
Jessica P. Gillung & Keith M. Bayless

Too many species, too little time: fresh approaches to “open-ended” genera
Daniel Bickel & Emily Hartop

Systematics and ecology of Culicomorpha
Leonardo H. Gil-Azevedo & Douglas C. Currie

Systematics and ecology of Bibionomorpha
Jostein Kjærandsen
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Systematics and ecology of Empidoidea
Bradley Sinclair & Jeffrey Cumming
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Ecology and behaviour of biting flies
Daniel L. Kline & Jerry Hogsette
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Taxonomy and systematics of lower Brachycera
Bryan D. Lessard
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Taxonomy and phylogeny of Asilidae – honouring 40 years of Afrotropical research by Jason Londt
Torsten Dikow

Systematics and taxonomy of lower Cyclorrhapha
Andrew D. Young

Developments in acalyptrate dipterology
John Ismay, Stephen Gaimari & Barbara Ismay;
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