IAC 2017

Welcome to the 15th International Auchenorrhyncha Congress webpage! To be held in scenic Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this will be the first IAC in South America. We hope to see you there!


The 15th International Auchenorrhyncha Congress and 10th International Workshop on Leafhoppers and Planthoppers of Economic Significance (IAC 2017) is being organized by the following committees:

Organizing Committee

  • Daniela M. Takiya, Chairwoman (UFRJ)
  • Olivia Evangelista (MZSP)
  • Andressa Paladini (UFSM)
  • Rodney R. Cavichioli (UFPR)
  • Clayton C. Gonçalves (UFRJ)
  • Julianna F. Barbosa (UFRJ)
  • Beatriz M. Camisão (UFRJ)
  • Jádila Prando (UFRJ)
  • Raysa Magalhães (UFRJ)
  • Victor Quintas (UFRJ)
  • Andre Luis Diniz Ferreira (UFRJ)
  • Abner Silveira de Freitas (UFRJ)

Scientific Committee

  • Gabriel Mejdalani, Chairman (UFRJ)
  • Daniela M. Takiya (UFRJ)
  • Márcio Felix (FIOCRUZ)
  • Albino Sakakibara (UFPR)
  • Gervásio Carvalho (PUC-RS)
  • Olivia Evangelista (MZSP)
  • Wilson Azevedo-Filho (Universidade de Caxias do Sul)
  • João Spotti-Lopes (USP, ESALQ)
  • Rodrigo Almeida (UC Berkeley)

International IAC Standing Committee

  • Thierry Bourgoin, Chairman (France)
  • Murray Fletcher (Australia)
  • Chris Dietrich (USA)
  • Vladimir Gnezdilov (Russia)
  • Masami Hayashi (Japan)
  • Hannelore Hoch (Germany)
  • Yong Jung Kwon (Korea)
  • Gabriel Mejdalani (Brazil)
  • Sofia Seabra (Portugal)
  • Jacek Szwedo (Poland)
  • Mike Stiller (South Africa)
  • Mike Wilson (UK)
  • Yalin Zhang (China)
  • Zengrong Zhu (China)