Forthcoming Meetings

Research Coordination Meetings (RCM) of Coordinated Research Projects
→Fourth RCM on Exploring Genetic, Molecular, Mechanical and Behavioural Methods of Sex Separation in Mosquitoes. 19–23 February 2018, Bangkok, Thailand.  Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→Second RCM on Improved Field Performance of Sterile Male Lepidoptera to Ensure Success in SIT Programmes. 12–16 March 2018, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand.  Technical Officer: M. Vreysen  
→Third RCM on Comparing Rearing Efficiency and Competitiveness of Sterile Male Strains Produced by Genetic, Transgenic or Symbiont-based Technologies. 18–22 June 2018, Bangkok, Thailand  Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→First RCM on Colony Management of Insects for Sterile Insect Technique Application. 2–6 July 2018 Vienna, Austria.  Technical Officer: A. Abd Alla and C. Caceres
→Third RCM on Mosquito Handling, Transport, Release and Male Trapping Methods. 12–16 November 2018, Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil.  Technical Officer: R. Argiles
Consultants and Expert Meetings
→Expert Meeting on Harmonization of Irradiation and Dosimetry Protocols for Aedes Invasive Mosquitoes (under Regional Europe RER5022). 12–14 February 2018        Vienna, Austria.  Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→Consultants Meeting on Dash Board for Process Control in Mass-rearing Facilities, and Automatic Insect Density Estimation for Sterile Insect Release. 23–27 April 2018, Tapachula, Mexico.        Technical Officer: C. Caceres
→Expert Meeting on Developing a Regulation for the Transport and Release of Sterile Male Mosquitoes in Europe (under Regional Europe RER5022). 15–19 October 2018, Vienna, Austria.  Technical Officer: J. Bouyer
Workshops
→FAO/IAEA First Coordination and Consultative Meeting of Managing and Controlling Aedes Vector Populations Using the Sterile Insect Technique (under Regional Asia Pacific RAS5082). 12–16 February 2018, Bangkok, Thailand.  Technical Officer: K. Bourtzis
→FAO/IAEA Second Coordination Meeting of the Latin America & Caribbean Regional Project Strengthening Regional Capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean for Integrated Vector Management Approaches with a Sterile Insect Technique Component, to Control Aedes Mosquitoes as Vectors of Human Pathogens, particularly Zika Virus (under Regional TC Project RLA5074).                              5–9 March 2018, Vienna, Austria.  Technical Officer: H. Yamada
→Workshop to Develop a Best Practice Manual on Field Performance of Sterile Male Moths. 17 March 2018, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand.  Technical Officer: M. Vreysen
→FAO/IAEA First Coordination Meeting of Latin America Regional Project Strengthening the Regional Capacities in the Prevention and Progressive Control of Screwworm (under Regional Latin America Project RLA5075). 19–23 March 2018, Montevideo, Uruguay.  Technical Officer: W. Enkerlin
→Thirteenth Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures, International Plant Protection Convention, FAO. 16–20 April 2017, Rome, Italy.  Technical Officer: R. Cardoso-Pereira
→10th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. 23–27 April 2018, Tapachula, Mexico.  Technical Officer: R. Cardoso-Pereira
→FAO/IAEA Second Coordination Meeting of Latin America Regional Project Strengthening Fruit Fly Surveillance and Control Measures Using the Sterile Insect Technique in an Area-wide and Integrated Pest Man-agement Approach for the Protection and Expansion of Horticultural Production (ARCAL CXLI) (under Re-gional Latin America RLA5070). 23–27 April 2018 Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico.  Technical Officer: W. Enkerlin
→FAO/IAEA Stakeholder Engagement Meeting for Sterile Male Mosquito Release Pilot Trials in Europe (under Regional Europe Project RER5022). Tentative month: April 2018, Vienna, Austria.  Technical Officer: J. Bouyer
→FAO/IAEA Workshop on Need-based Development, Application and Evaluation Guidelines of SIT for the Integrated Management of Human Disease Vectors (un-der Interregional TC Project INT5155). 16–18 May 2018, Bologna, Italy.  Technical Officer: J. Bouyer
→FAO/IAEA Second Coordination Meeting of Africa Regional Project Enhancing Capacity for Detection, Surveillance and Suppression of Exotic and Established Fruit Fly Species through Integration of Sterile Insect Technique with Other Suppression Methods (under Re-gional TC Project RAF5074). 23–27 July, 2018, Accra, Ghana.  Technical Officer: D. Lu
→FAO/IAEA Decision Makers Awareness Workshop on Sensitizing the SIT to Senior Public Health Officials (under Interregional TC Project INT5155). 1–5 October 2018, Vienna, Austria.   Technical Officer: R. Cardoso-Pereira