Imported Fire Ant and Invasive Pest Ant Conference

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Annual Imported Fire Ant (and other Invasive Ants) Conference

Future Meetings

2015: Louisiana, date and location tba. Chair: Tim Schowalter

2016: Please mark your calendars now for May 22-25, 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. The Imported Fire Ant & Invasive Ant group will be meeting jointly with the National Conference on Urban Entomology (NCUE). This is the first meeting that will merge the two conferences. We look forward to the collaborations between the two groups. Thanks to all of you and we will see all of you in 2016! Contact: David Oi

2014 Meeting Information:

Hyatt Palm Springs Hotel, Palm Springs, CA, site of 2014 IFA Conference
When:  May 5 - 8, 2014

Where:  Hyatt Palm Springs Hotel, Palm Springs, California

Program Chair: Bobbye Dieckmann



Past Meeting Information


The first Annual Imported Fire Ant Conference was held in 1963.  Now known as the Imported Fire Ant and Invasive Pest Ant Conference, the conference is attended by researchers, teachers, extension agents and specialists, industry personnel, and regulatory personnel.  The conferences provide the opportunity to exchange of knowledge about invasive pest ants... >> Read more


The Imported Fire Ant Conference Proceedings have been issued annually since 1984. The link below contains copies of Proceedings from 1984 through 2013.

The citations from the Proceedings from 1984-2001 are provided in a bibliography developed under the direction of Dr. S. Bradleigh Vinson. An index to the numbered citations is also provided to allow users to search for papers on specific topics.

  1. Bibliography of Imported Fire Ant Conference Proceedings (1984-2001)
  2. Subject Area Index for Imported Fire Ant Conference Proceedings (1984-2001)


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