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On this page the programme and sessions can be found. The programme will be updated regularly.

Set-up of programme

Welcome reception and Opening

Plenary lecture by Prof Dr André Kessler - Cornell University, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Ithaca, United States

The ecology of plant-insect interactions

Keynote by Prof Dr Nicole van Dam - Friedrich Schiller University Jena & German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research, Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany

Genomics of plant-insect interactions

Keynote by Dr Heiko Vogel - Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Entomology, Jena, Germany

Metabolomics of plant-insect interactions

Keynote by Prof Dr Caroline Müller - Bielefeld University, Department of Chemical Ecology, Bielefeld, Germany

Poster session 1

Multi-trophic interactions:

  • Insect-plant-microbe interactions
  • Insect-plant-predator interactions

Keynote by Prof Dr Consuelo De Moraes - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Department of Environmental System Zürich, Switzerland

Insect and weed control

Keynote by Prof Dr Ruth Hufbauer - Colorado State University, Department of Agricultural Biology, Fort Collins, United States

Poster session 2

Phylogenetics, evolution and novel interactions

Keynote by Prof Dr Niklas Janz - Stockholm University, Department of Zoology, Stockholm, Sweden

Plant-insect pollinator interactions

Keynote by Prof Dr Geraldine Wright - Oxford University, Department of Zoology, Oxford, United Kingdom

Community ecology and plant-insect interactions

(Keynote 9)

Excursion to the Botanical Garden of Leiden University followed by a boat trip of 4 hours on the lakes in the vicinity of Leiden. An Indonesian buffet dinner will be served on the boat.

Innovations and new topics in insect-plant interactions

Keynote by Prof Dr Matthias Erb - Bern University, Department of Biology, Bern, Switzerland

Closing Lecture by Prof Dr Marcel Dicke - Wageningen University & Research, Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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