Imported Fire Ant and Invasive Pest Ant Conference

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Annual Imported Fire Ant (and other Invasive Ants) Conference

Preliminary Program for the 2015 Conference

Registration is now open for the 2015 Annual Conference scheduled for April 6-8 in New Orleans, Louisiana!

Important dates to remember:
• Meeting registration deadline: March 15, 2015
• Hotel room reservation deadline: extended to March 12, 2015
• Presentation form submission deadline: Feb. 27, 2015
• PowerPoint and manuscript submission (for proceedings): March 25, 2015

Please see Dr. Tim Schowalter's  Letter of Invitation for the 2015 Conference. 

  • Click here to register for the 2015 Conference by March 15, 2015

  • Submit your papers or poster titles by Feb. 16, 2015 using this link: Submission Details

  • Call the Maison Dupuy Hotel  by March 12 deadline using their toll free number, 1-800-535-9177 and ask for the  fire ant conference block ($139 per night)

  • Contact Tim Schowalter (program chair) for more information.


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

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 2014.

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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