2023 Annual Meeting Announcement

2023 Combined Annual Meeting of the Southern Lepidopterists’ Society and the Association for Tropical Lepidoptera

Please join us for the combined in-person annual meetings in Gainesville, Florida, 13-15 October 2023. A call for papers and registration forms will be distributed by August, or you may contact Deborah Matthews in advance by email (). Events will begin with a Friday evening reception hosted by Bob and Becky Belmont at their new home bordering Gainesville’s Split Rock Conservation Area. Bob will have a moth sheet set up for collecting at his home Friday night and collecting opportunities within the Conservation Area may be arranged in advance by contacting Bob directly (). McGuire Center Collections access will be available before and after the meetings by contacting Andrei Sourakov (). Talks will take place in the McGuire Center Conference Room Saturday morning and afternoon, as well as Sunday morning. The Saturday evening banquet will be held at the Gainesville Women’s Club, 2809 W. University Ave. We look forward to seeing you here again at the McGuire Center!

Meeting Committee:

Keith Willmott – Editor, Tropical Lepidoptera Research, McGuire Center Director

Deborah Matthews – Program Coordinator

Bob Belmont – Reception & Split Rock Collecting Coordinator

John Douglass – Banquet coordinator & Secretary, Association for Tropical Lepidoptera

Andrei Sourakov – McGuire Center Collections Coordinator

David Fine – Chairman, Southern Lepidopterists’ Society

Jeff Slotten – Treasurer, Southern Lepidopterists’ Society

J.D. Turner – Executive Director, Association for Tropical Lepidoptera

Nancy Turner – Webmaster, Association for Tropical Lepidoptera

P.S. Check out the link below to see all of the species Bob has been finding at the Split Rock Conservation Area!