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ESA Symposium and Reception

Tom Turpin organized a symposium titled “Purdue’s Contribution to ESA and Entomology: 100 Year Perspective” for the 2012 ESA annual meeting in Knoxville, TN. The symposium featured seminal contributions by Purdue as told by alumni and was followed by a special reception. The contributors were:

Purdue’s Contribution to ESA and Entomology: 100 Year Perspective.

2:05 PM – INDIANA ENTOMOLOGICAL HISTORY: PEOPLE, PLACES AND EVENTS
                     Serena Gross, Purdue University; Gabriel P. Hughes, Purdue University
  
2:25 PM – EVOLUTION OF THE URBAN PEST CONTROL INDUSTRY (HONORING J.J. DAVIS AND JOHN OSMUN)
                     Robert M. Corrigan, RMC Pest Management Consulting
 
2:45 PM – INSECT AND PLANT INTERACTIONS: THEN AND NOW (HONORING HESSIAN FLY USDA PROGRAM)
                     Jesusa C. Legaspi, USDA-ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, Florida A&M University
  
3:05 PM – CAPTURING INSECTS WITHPEN AND LENS (HONORING DON SCHUDER AND ARWIN PROVONSHA)
                     Thomas V. Myers, All-Rite Pest Control
 
3:40 PM – MANAGING SIX-LEGGED PESTS IN FARM AND FIELD (HONORING LARRY PEDIGO AND EXTENSION PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS)
                      Kevin Steffey, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
 
4:00 PM – SHARING KNOWLEDGE AND EXCITEMENT ABOUT INSECTS (HONORING MILAN BUSCHING)
                      Eugene D. White II, Rose Pest Solutions
 
4:20 PM – TAROT CARDS, FORTUNE COOKIES, AND WOOLLYWORMS: PREDICTING THE FUTURE OF ENTOMOLOGY
                     J. Steve Yaninek, Purdue University
 
4:25 PM – HAIL PURDUE WITH BUG SCOUTS THREE (VIDEO OF PURDUE ENVIRONMENT/INSECT EVENTS)
 
Both the symposium and the reception were well-attended and enjoyed by all.  We would like to extend special thanks to the companies who supported this special event: Trece, Inc.; Syngenta; Dow AgroSciences; Monsanto; and AmericanPest