The International Organisation for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC - www.iobc-global.org) is represented in Latin America by the Neotropical Section (NTRS). The NTRS/IOBC was proposed after a series of discussions initiated during the First Round Table for Biological Control organized by Mario Vaughan (FAO), in Santiago, Chile, in 1984. As a result of the propositions from this initial discussion, Jack Coulson (IOBC-Global President) and Jean-Paul Aeschlimann (IOBC-Global Secretary) initiated contacts with biological control specialists in 1988 for the establishment of the Neotropical Regional Section (NTRS). The NTRS was officially formed in 1989 during the 2nd Round Table for Biological Control, held in Tucumán, Argentina.


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XI CAE/XII CLE
XI Congreso Argentino y XII Congreso Latinoamericano de Entomología (XI CAE y XII CLE) que se realizará del 24 al 28 de octubre de 2022 de manera híbrida (presencial y virtual) en el Centro de Convenciones, Edificio Sergio Karakachoff, de la Universidad Nacional de La Plata (La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
HPIS 2020
HPIS 2020, International Hemipteran-Plant Interactions Symposium, 02-04 December 2020, Melbourne, Australia. Dec. 2022 (postponed, exact date will be communicated later, original dates 02-04 Dec. 2020),
ISBCW 2023
ISBCW: XVI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, 07-12 May 2023 Puerto Iguazú, Misiones, Argentina.
SICONBIOL 2023
Juazeiro-BA, Brasil Datas: 23/07/2023 - 27/07/2023
ECE 2023
XII European Congress of Entomology (ECE 2023), which will be held in Heraklion, Crete, on 16-20 October 2023.
27th ICE Congress 2024
27th ICE Congress 2024, International Congress of Entomology, 25-30 August 2024 - Kyoto, Japan.

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