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Lepidopterists' Society 2015 Meeting, West Lafayette, IN
July 28 - August 2, 2015

The Department of Entomology, Purdue Entomological Research Collection (PERC) and Conferences at Purdue University invite you to attend the 64th Annual Meeting of the Lepidopterists' Society. Please mark your calendars for this meeting, which will be held at Purdue University in the Stewart Center in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Purdue University is a land grant institution that was established in 1869 with the help of a large donation from John Purdue. Purdue currently has an enrollment just under 40,000 students (30,000 undergraduates, 9,000 graduates). Purdue is ranked in the top 10 Universities by U.S. news and world report in Aerospace, Industrial, Biological, Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering; as well as Pharmacy, Analytical Chemistry, and several Business Management majors. The Department of Entomology is a member of the College of Agriculture and is primarily housed in Smith Hall and Whistler Ag Research Building on the south portion of campus. Entomology at Purdue is currently home to 30 faculty, 40 Graduate Students, 20 undergraduates, and approximately 50 associated staff. The PERC is also housed in Smith Hall and holds approximately 2 million pinned and wet-stored insect specimens.

Collection Resources. You are also invited to see the insect collections at the PERC (West Lafayette, IN) and the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) (Champaign, IL). Please coordinate your visit through Dr. Gino Nearns (PERC) or with Chris Grinter (INHS).

Awards and Banquet Door Prizes. The banquet is one of the highlights of the Annual Meeting. The society has a number of special awards, which will be given that evening. In addition, if you would like to donate door prizes, please coordinate with Dr. Charlie Covell.

Vendors are Welcome! If you would like to be a sponsor of the meeting and/or would like exhibitor space in our vendor area, please see our Sponsorship, Exhibition, & Advertising Application.
 
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