49th Southern Forest Insect Work Conference
25 – 28 July 2005
Radisson Hotel
Austin, Texas

Monday, 25 July 2005
1:00-3:00 pmSPB Working Group – Steve Clarke, moderator
1:00-5:00 pmPoster set up
3:00-7:00 pmRegistration
3:00-4:30 pmState Cooperators’ meeting
4:30-5:30 pmA.D. Hopkins Award Committee meeting
6:00-8:00 pmMixer and Reception
Tuesday, 26 July 2005
7:30-8:30 amContinental breakfast
7:30-10:00 amRegistration
8:30-8:45 amWelcome – James Hull, Director, Texas Forest Service, College Station
8:45-9:15 amOpening Business meeting – James Meeker, U.S. Forest Service -FHP, Pineville, LA, SFIWC Conference Chair
9:15-10:00 amA.D. Hopkins Address – Dr. David Kulhavy, Professor, College of Forestry and Agriculture, Steven F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
10:00-10:30 amBreak, group photographs, poster set up
10:30-12:00 pmConcurrent Workshop Session I
 Topic 1: Advocacy in Forest Entomology. Steve Clarke (USFS, FHP), moderator
 Topic 2: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Issues. Ashley Lamb (Virginia Tech), moderator
12:00-1:30 pmLunch
1:30-4:00 pmGraduate Student Session – Melissa Fierke and Leah Lucio, University of Arkansas, moderators
4:00-4:30 pmBreak
4:30-5:30 pmPoster Session – William Upton, Texas Forest Service, Lufkin, TX, coordinator
6:30-8:30 pmBanquet – Old Pecan Street Café
8:30-9:00 pmPhoto salon – Tim Haley, USFS – FHP, Pineville, LA, coordinator
Wednesday, 27 July 2005
7:30-8:30 amContinental breakfast
8:30-10:00 amConcurrent Workshop Session II
 Topic 1: SPB Prevention and Restoration Program. John Nowak (USFS, FHP), moderator
 Topic 2: Insect Rearing Techniques. Fred Hain (NCSU), moderator
10:00-10:30 amBreak and posters
10:30-12:00 pmConcurrent Workshop Session III
 Topic 1: Plant Defenses to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses. Lynne Rieske-Kinney (U. of Kentucky), moderator
 Topic 2: Bark Beetles Across the Border: Recent Results and International Collaborations. Kier Klepzig (USFS, SRS), moderator
12:00-6:00 pmLunch and Afternoon Activities
 Activity 1: Frontalis Cup Golf Tournament
 Activity 2: 1-5 pm. Tour of Austin, Oak Wilt Suppression Project, and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
 Activity 3: 7 pm Baseball game – Austin Round Rock Express vs. Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Thursday, 28 July 2005
7:30-8:30 amContinental breakfast
8:30-10:00 amConcurrent Workshop Session IV
 Topic 1: Novel Pesticides for Control of Forest Pests. Jeff Fidgeon (Virginia Tech)
 Topic 2: Non-native Invasives in the Southeastern US. Tim Haley (USFS FHP), moderator
10:00-10:30 amBreak and Poster removal
10:30-12:00 pmClosing Business meeting
12:00 pmMeeting Adjourned