The programme for the ICUP 2022 conference which will be held at the Pompeu Fabra University, in Barcelona, Spain, from June 27-29, is now available.
The programme for the three days can be seen on the event website at www.icup2022.com/index.php/programme/programme-at-a-glance and then by clicking on the plus symbol, the titles of the presentations for each session are shown.
Each day of the conference begins with a plenary presentation by an invited speaker from centres of excellence including: the World Health Organisation; the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control; the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre and Fordham University in New York.
Between them these experts will cover a range of topics such as vector control in the urban environment, relationships between vector-borne disease and climate change and the evolution of pests within the urban environment. These keynote speakers are detailed at www.icup2022.com/index.php/programme/keynote-speakers.
After each plenary session, there are several parallel sessions with speakers from around the world. These deal with specific topics such as mosquitoes, termites, bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, rodents and birds and cover both chemical and non-chemical control. In addition, there is a poster session and a range of workshops where delegates have the opportunity to discuss particular topics in more detail.
The 2022 organising team, chaired by Dr Rubén Bueno from Laboratorios Lokímic, said: “The team has worked hard pulling together what promises to be another stimulating and productive event. In total, the programme comprises around 70 oral presentations and 50 posters which will appeal to all involved in urban pests and their management.”
Throughout the conference, the breaks allow delegates time to mix and engage in informal discussion, culminating in the conference dinner on the last evening. A trademark of all ICUP events is that printed proceedings will be available for all delegates at the event.
Delegates can register, or book a hotel at preferential rates for ICUP 2022 via the website at www.icup2022.com.