Join us at the 9th International Conference on Urban Pests, in the UK, in 2017.

Held once every three years, the dates and details for the next International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) have been announced by the organisers.

The conference is, once again, being held in Europe and will take place on 9 – 12 July 2017. The venue is Conference Aston / Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

This highly popular, non-profit, conference is the leading international forum for sharing information and ideas on the impact, biology and control of pests in the urban environment. It is attended by entomologists, pest management professionals, and academic and government scientists from around the world.


Chair (Dr Matthew Davies)
Chair (Dr Matthew Davies)

Presentations and Posters are held in English. Presentations of each Conference are published in a bound Proceedings book and provided to participants at the start of the Conference. Previous conference venues include Cambridge, England (1993), Edinburgh, Scotland (1996), Prague, Czech Republic (1999), Charleston, USA (2002), Singapore (2005), Budapest, Hungary (2008), Ouro Preto, Brazil (2011) and Zurich, Switzerland (2014). Proceedings from the previous conferences are available HERE.

The 2017 organising team, led by Dr Matthew Davies from Killgerm Chemicals Ltd has been working hard developing, what promises to be, another first-class programme for the 2017 conference.

Conference Venue.

The conference is, once again, being held in Europe and will take place on 9 – 12 July 2017. The venue is Conference Aston / Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

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