On Friday, September 29, 2017, East Georgia State College will hold its fifth annual Critical Thinking Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is “A Single Rain: Using Biomimicry to Think and to Solve.” The conference is from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at EGSC’s Swainsboro campus.
Sign-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Luck Flanders Gambrell Building Rotunda, with the welcome and keynote address at 9 a.m.
The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Dr. Lance A. Durden, a world-recognized expert on insect taxonomy. His research career has covered, in part, faunal relationships and host associations of ectoparasites of vertebrates, insect-borne diseases, and faunistic evaluations of moths and butterflies.
Dr. Durden’s research has gained both national and international recognition in publications such as the Journal of Entomological Science, the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, the Journal of Parasitology, and Medical and Veterinary Entomology. Dr. Durden received his Ph.D. from the University of London and is a Professor of Biology in the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University.
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