Year 3 Therevid PEET Meeting


Wednesday, August 26, 1998
8:30 a.m. Welcome and housekeeping Mike Irwin
 New People or New Status in Project
8:45 a.m. Comings and goings during 1998 Irwin
9:00 a.m. Comments from our new graduate student Martin Hauser
9:10 a.m. Comments from our new acrocerid databaser Sally Regan
 Laboratory Activities
9:20 a.m. Illustrations: now and into the future Jill Mullett
9:45 a.m. Acroceridae research and database Ev Schlinger
10:00 a.m. Current activities in the Irwin lab Irwin
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Current activities in the Yeates lab David Yeates
10:55 a.m. Current activities in the Wiegmann lab Brian Wiegmann
Administrative & Sponsorship Support
11:15 a.m. Chief, Illinois Natural History Survey David Thomas
11:30 a.m. Research Director, Assoc. Dean, ACES Steve Pueppke
11:45 a.m. Schlinger Foundation Evert Schlinger
12:00 p.m. Lunch with administrators and sponsors EASB 167
1:00 p.m. Department Head, NRES, ACES Gary Rolfe
Director, Center for Economic Entomology, INHS Ed Armbrust
Director, Center for Biodiversity, INHS Geoff Levin
Informatics: Present Status
1:30 p.m. Mandala demonstration and capabilities Kampmeier
Administrative & Sponsorship Support (cont.)
3:00 p.m. Coffee break with comments from
Head, Department of Entomology May Berenbaum
Informatics: Present Status (cont.)
3:30 p.m. LucID demonstration and capabilities Yeates
4:00 p.m. World Wide Web demonstration and capabilities Kampmeier
Informatics: What’s coming next
4:30 p.m. WWW interactive with Mandala, other points Thompson
6:00 p.m. Celebration Cook-Out Irwin Residence
Thursday, August 27, 1998
Informatics: Looking Ahead to PEET II
8:30 a.m. Mapping distributions with Mandala and WWW Mark Metz
9:00 a.m. Fitting LucID to Mandala and WWW Yeates
9:30 a.m. Keeping Mandala state-of-the-art Thompson & Yeates
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
Status of Higer Level Phylogenetic Studies
10:30 a.m. Adult morphology Irwin & Yeates
11:00 a.m. Molecules Wiegmann
11:30 a.m. Cyclotelini Steve Gaimari
Status of Monographic Studies
11:45 p.m. Ozodiceromyia Gaimari
Photographic Database
12:00 p.m. Box Lunch, with talk about the photographic database Yeates
Status of Monographic Studies (cont.)
1:00 p.m. New Australian genus & other Agapophytinae Yeates
1:30 p.m. Tabuda, Pandivirilia and relatives Don Webb
1:45 p.m. Apsilocephala Irwin & Wiegmann
2:00 p.m. Lindneria, Brachylinga, similar genera Metz
2:15 p.m. Acrosathe, Thereva, similar genera Kevin Holston
Ancillary Studies
2:30 p.m. Molecular studies of Tabanomorpha and Acroceridae Wiegmann
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. Thereva names Holston & Thompson
3:45 p.m. Immature stages, rearings, coastal dune systems Holston
4:00 p.m. Parasitic mites Metz
4:15 p.m. Flight phenology in Namibia Irwin
4:30 p.m. Flight phenology in Queensland Yeates
4:45 p.m. Anatomy and histology of the spermathecal sac Yeates
5:00 p.m. Protapsilocephala fossil Gaimari
Arboretum Tour & Dinner
5:15 p.m. Visit the UIUC Arboretum Tony Endress
7:00 p.m. Break into small groups for dinner local restaurants
Friday, August 28, 1998
Expeditions: Past & Future
8:30 a.m. Where we have been; next yearÕs target areas Irwin
9:30 a.m. Target areas for PEET II and rationale
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
 PEET II: What Do We Propose to Do?
10:30 a.m. Overview and recap of informatics Yeates
11:00 a.m. Phylogenetics, molecular and morphological (other) Wiegmann
11:00 a.m. Monographs
12:00 noon Lunch Art Mart
1:30 p.m. Training (MS, PhD, Postdocs; USA vs Australia) Yeates
2:30 p.m. Intermeshing informatics, monographs, and training
3:00 p.m. Coffee break
PEET II: Filling in the Gaps
3:30 p.m. Financial concerns Irwin
GailÕs salary
Teaming with Australia for LucIDÕs incorporation
-5:00 p.m. Other potential collaborative efforts
7:00 p.m. Dinner Timpones
Saturday, August 29, 1998
Irwin PEET II: Filling in the Gaps
9:00 a.m. How is PEET II going to fit together and integrate with and extend PEET I findings and accompishments? Irwin
10:00 a.m. Coffee break
10:30 a.m. Strategy, timeline, drafting assignments for developing PEET II proposal Irwin
12:00 noon Adjourn and Barbeque Irwin residence