Mark your calendars! There are a number of Odonatological meetings taking place in 2018.

BDS Spring Meeting

The British Dragonfly Society will hold their 2018 Spring Meeting on the 17 March in Peterborough, UK. Check their website for more information.


The 2018 European Congress on Odonatology will be held in Brno (the second largest city in the Czech Republic) from 9 to 12 July 2018. It is organized by the Moravian Forestry Institute, Mendel University in Brno, with the cooperation of the University of Ostrava, Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic. Visit the ECOO 2018 website for more information.

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2018
  • Early bird registration: 15 May 2018

DSA Annual Meeting

The Dragonfly Society of the Americas Annual Meeting will be held in Finland, Minnesota, USA on 13-15 July 2018. More information can be found here.

Important dates:

  • Registration open until 5 July 2018


The Sociedad de Odonatología Latinoamericana will hold a joint meeting with the Red Macrolatinos, the Society for Freshwater Science, and the Asociación Ecuatoriana de Limnología in Quito, Ecuador on 23-26 July 2018. For more information, visit their site.

Important dates:

  • Early registration: 15 November 2017 – March 21 2018
  • Regular registration: 1 April – 31 May 2018
  • Late registration: 1 June – 23 July 2018

A regularly-updated list of upcoming dragonfly-related meetings can be found here on this site.