ESBC holds an annual meeting and symposium, usually in October. The meeting and symposium are both open to the public, and anyone who is interested is encouraged to attend.

Our executive committee meets twice a year.

Student awards and scholarships

Prizes for best contributed student talks and travel awards are available for meeting participants and presented at the annual meeting.

See our awards and scholarships page for details.

Upcoming meetings

In light of the Covid-19 restrictions, the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ESBC will be held as a virtual meeting on Zoom on October 26th – 28th. The current plan is to only meet for half a day on each of these days.

The Symposium presentation submission deadline is October 10th, 2020.

Registration will open on September 23rd, 2020. When you register for the Symposium, you must agree to the Code of Conduct for the meeting.  When you are completing your registration forms, carefully read the Code of Conduct, which will be linked to the registration form, prior to accepting the terms of the Code of Conduct.  

On September 23rd, 2020, please register online: http://entsocbc.ca/meetings/agm-symposium-registration/

Recent meetings

  • 2019 – Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria, BC
    • October 4-5, 2019
  • 2018 – ESA/ESC/ESBC Joint Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC
    • November 11-14, 2018
  • 2017 – University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC
    • October 13-14, 2017
  • 2016 – Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria, BC
    • October 14-15, 2016
  • 2015 – Henry Grube Educational Centre, Kamloops, BC
    • October 16-17, 2015
  • 2014 – Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
    • October 24-25, 2014
  • 2013 – Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, BC
    • November 1-2, 2013
  • 2012 – Pacific Agri-Food Research Station, Summerland, BC
    • October 11-12, 2012
  • 2011 – University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC and Douglas College, New Westminster, BC
    • October 14-15, 2011
  • 2010 – ESC-ESBC Joint Annual Meeting
    • October 31 — November 3rd 2010
  • 2009 – Henry Grube Education Centre, Kamloops, BC
    • October 2-3rd, 2009
  • 2008 – West End Community Centre, Vancouver BC
    • October 3-4th, 2008
  • 2007 – Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria BC
    • October 19-20th, 2007
  • 2006 – Richmond Nature Park, Richmond BC
    • October 23-24, 2006
  • 2005 – Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria BC
    • October 21, 2005
  • 2004 – Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC
    • October 29, 2004
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