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Due to the recent statewide emergency declaration by Gov. Kemp, The GES Annual Meeting has been postponed until Oct. 7-9, 2020. 

Hotel: If you made a reservation for the GES meeting in April, Villas by the Sea has automatically transferred your reservation to the October dates (Oct. 7-9). If you need to make a change to, or cancel, your reservation please contact Villas by the Sea. A three-day cancellation prior to the arrival date policy is in effect for Villas by the Sea (1-800-841-6262).
Program: A new call for papers; deadlines for scholarships, photo salon, and silent auction; and other program information will be released in July. Please standby.
Registration: If you paid registration for the April meeting it remains intact. If you cannot attend the meeting because of the date change, you may request a refund by contacting Stan Diffie (

Mark Your Calendar!

Plan to attend the 84th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Entomological Society to be held Oct. 7-9, 2020.  The meeting will be held at the Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center located on Jekyll Island.

Call for Papers

Detailed information about the meeting and the 2020 Call for Papers and Posters will be available in July.

The Annual Meeting Program will be posted here, when available.

Object and Purpose

The object and purpose of the Georgia Entomological Society is to foster entomological accomplishments among its members and to promote the welfare of the entire State of Georgia through the encouragement of:

  1. association and free discussion among all entomologists;
  2. the preparation, reading, and publication of papers;
  3. the dissemination of entomological information to the general public;
  4. the cooperative production of a statewide insect survey;
  5. publication of the Journal of Entomological Science

The Society provides a focal point for entomologists through the dissemination of results of original research, ideas and accomplishments in technology transfer, and information on entomology and entomologists, through its annual meeting and the Journal of Entomological Science.

Annual meetings are held at sites throughout Georgia  and provide entomologists, industry professionals, and scientists in related fields to convene and share advancements in the field of entomology and related disciplines, honor recipients of awards and scholarships presented by the Society, and interact in various social events and recreational activities.

The Journal is published quarterly and is distributed to over 350 members and institutions worldwide. Current and past issues may be accessed online at and through BioOne.

Membership in GES is open to all persons interested in entomology.  Subscription to the Journal of Entomological Science is included in the membership.  The Membership Application is available on this website.  For more information about GES, read our Constitution and Operating Guidelines (PDF).

Our Corporate Sponsors

GES acknowledges the generous support that our corporate sponsors provide for our Annual Meetings.  Their donations and participation in our meetings enhances our ability to offer a forum in which members and guests can convene and share advancements in our field.

Arrow Exterminators

Bayer CropScience

Corteva Agriscience

Nichino America


Syngenta AG


Valent USA Corporation