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Nearns ecn2013

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Nearns ecn2013

  1. 1. Eugenio H. Nearns, Ph.D. USDA Postdoctoral Researcher National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution M.W. Gates M.L. Buffington K. Schulz
  2. 2.  Outline  Intro ESW, PESW  Modernization efforts  Student award  HYM Course ESW seal
  3. 3.  Entomological Society of Washington (ESW)  Founded 1884 ▪ C.V. Riley, L.O. Howard, E.A. Schwarz  Foster study of insects, bring together those interested  Spilman 1984 history of first 100 years ESW seal
  4. 4.  Entomological Society of Washington (ESW)  Annual dues only $25  Monthly meetings ▪ October - June ▪ NMNH, Smithsonian Institution ▪ Recent speakers: John Wenzel, David Grimaldi, Marc Branham, Sonny Ramaswamy November speaker Alma Solis (SEL/USDA)
  5. 5.  Proceedings of the ESW  March 1886  Published quarterly PESW Vol. 1 (1886-1889)
  6. 6.  Proceedings of the ESW  March 1886  Published quarterly  Vols. 1-109 on BHL  Vols. 110-present: BioOne PESW Vol. 113(20) 2011
  7. 7.  Proceedings of the ESW  March 1886  Published quarterly  Vols. 1-109 on BHL  Vols. 110-present: BioOne  Subject matter ▪ systematics, taxonomy, biology, behavior, ecology, morphology, genetics, etc.  Page charges: $40 members PESW Vol. 113(20) 2011
  8. 8.  Modernization efforts  New website launched 2008 ▪ entsocwash.org entsocwash.org
  9. 9.  Modernization efforts  New website launched 2008 ▪ entsocwash.org  Online membership database ▪ Membership directory ▪ Secure login area for members entsocwash.org
  10. 10.  Modernization efforts  New website launched 2008 ▪ entsocwash.org  Online membership database ▪ Membership directory ▪ Secure login area for members  PayPal to pay dues, page charges entsocwash.org
  11. 11.  Modernization efforts  Online access ▪ Vols. 1-109 via BHL ▪ 2008 to present via BioOne ▪ Indexed by LOCKSS, Portico
  12. 12.  Modernization efforts  Online access ▪ Vols. 1-109 via BHL ▪ 2008 to present via BioOne ▪ Indexed by LOCKSS, Portico  Aries Editorial Manager ▪ Secure interface for online submissions and reviews
  13. 13.  Modernization efforts  Automate the dissemination of new taxonomic treatments published in PESW to ZooBank and EOL  Adoption of Plazi workflow  XML markup of manuscripts ▪ GoldenGATE XML markup editor ▪ TaxonX XML schema GoldenGATE editor
  14. 14.  ESW Student Award  Established to encourage students to submit manuscripts to PESW  Call for papers on April 2013  Open to all HS, undergrad, graduate students  Must publish in PESW by Vol. 116(2)
  15. 15.  Student Award  Finalists invited to ESW symposium at ESA 2014  $3,000 cash award for winner  Encourage students to submit manuscripts
  16. 16.  ESW sponsors HYM Course  Learn to ID parasitic and predatory wasps  Also covers sawflies, wood wasps, bees, and ants HYMCourse.org
  17. 17.  ESW sponsors HYM Course  Learn to ID parasitic and predatory wasps  Also covers sawflies, wood wasps, bees, and ants  HYM Course 2014  Eagle Hill Institute ▪ Steuben, Maine  Aug 17-23, 2014  Applications due Mar 21 HYMCourse.org
  18. 18.  HYM Course 2015  Tucuman, Argentina HYMCourse.org
  19. 19.  ESW officers  David Adamski, president (2013)  Floyd Shockley, president (2014)  Matt Buffington, Program Chair  Publications committee  Mike Gates, co-editor  Steve Lingafelter, c0-editor  Thomas Henry  Wayne Mathis  Norm Woodley entsocwash.org
  20. 20.  Summary  Modernization of PESW  Student Award  HYM Course 2014 registration entsocwash.org

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