Imported Fire Ant and Invasive Pest Ant Conference

Imported Fire Ants February 04, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

Annual Imported Fire Ant and other Invasive Ants Conference


The 2016 Imported Fire Ant and Other Invasive Ants Conference will be meeting jointly with the National Conference on Urban Entomology (NCUE) on May 22-25, 2016  at the Embassy Suites in Albuquerque, NM.  This is the first meeting that will merge the two conferences.

There will be an Invasive Ant symposium as well as submitted papers on ants.  More information is posted at the NCUE website ( and the Facebook group page (

                2016 Deadlines Flyer for 2016 National Conference on Urban Entomology

                1 Mar: Award applications

                1 Mar: paper titles and abstract

                4 April: early registration

               25 April: hotel reservation deadline

Meeting Registration form

Scholarship Information

Present a paper

Hotel information:

ALB Embassy Suites, at 1000 Woodward Place NE, NM.

Reservations may be made by calling 505-245-7100. Ask for group code “CUE”. Deadline is April 25th.

Rates are $134 for both single and double.


For more information contact: David Oi, who is serving as the liaison between the fire ant and invasive ant conference and the NCUE.

Thanks to all of you and we will see all of you in 2016!


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 2015.

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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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.