Invited Symposia Presentations

 
Sunday, 30 July 2006

5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Reception welcome  
 
Monday, 31 July 2006

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Symposium 5: Conflict and cooperation in symbioses between social insects and micro-organisms  

1:30 PM-6:00 PM
Symposium 1: Social recognition  
Symposium 2: Body size and natural history  
Symposium 3: Molecular and hormonal signaling pathways in caste development and reproduction  
Symposium 4: Phylogeny and Evolution of Bees: A Tribute to Charles Michener  

4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Symposium 6: Genetic and reproductive structure of termite colonies  

7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Informal Symposium: Episodes in the History of Insect Sociobiology  

7:00 PM-9:30 PM
Movies  
 
Tuesday, 1 August 2006

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Symposium 7: The consequences of polyandry for colony organization  

10:00 AM-12:20 PM
Symposium 10: Evolution of Termite Life Histories  
Symposium 8: Building behavior and the control of climate in social insects  
Symposium 9: Social complexity from solitary circuits: A new paradigm for insect sociality  

1:30 PM-6:00 PM
Symposium 11: The immune system of social insects: challenges of a colonial life  
Symposium 12: Ant phylogenetics: New molecular trees to address old problems in ant biology  
Symposium 13: Current topics in reproductive physiology  
Symposium 8: Building behavior and the control of climate in social insects  
 
Thursday, 3 August 2006

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Symposium 14: Ants communities and biodiversity: Global Assessments and Monitoring  
Symposium 15: Collective and Individual Intelligence  
Symposium 16: Social Insect Semiochemicals: a Symposium in honor of Murray Blum  
Symposium 17: Evolution and development in caste differentiation of termites  

1:30 PM-6:00 PM
Symposium 14: Ant communities and biodiversity: community ecology  
Symposium 15: Collective and Individual Intelligence  
Symposium 16: Social Insect Semiochemicals: a Symposium in honor of Murray Blum  
Symposium 18: Genes, genomics and social biology  
Symposium 19: Caste Interactions and Social Reproduction  
 
Friday, 4 August 2006

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Symposium 20: Invasive ants  

10:00 AM-12:20 PM
Symposium 21: Coevolution between social insects and their macroparasites  
Symposium 22: Structure, function and dynamics of social networks  

1:30 PM-6:00 PM
Symposium 20: Invasive ants  
Symposium 23: Neuroethology of Social Insects  
Symposium 25: Pheromonal mediation of honey bee social behavior, a symposium in honor of Mark Winston  
Symposium 26: The myth of the sterile worker: A reconsideration of worker reproductive options in social Hymenoptera without morphological castes  

1:30 PM-6:20 PM
Symposium 24: Conflict Resolution in Insect Societies  

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