Organized by:
 The International Orthopterists' Society
 China Agricultural University (CAU)
 Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences

 Co-organized by:
 Yunnan University
 Yunnan Provincial Society of
 Microbiology (YSM)
 Yunnan Provincial Society of
 Entomology (YSE)

D.C.F. Rentz Award


The Orthopterists´ Society is pleased to call for nominations for the "D.C.F. Rentz Award" to be presented at the 11th International Congress of Orthopterology that will be held in Kunming, China, August 11-15Th, 2013. The award is intended to recognize the outstanding contributions of the nominee to Orthoptera research, particularly the work of retire or emeritus Orthopterists who have devoted their entire life to the study of Orthoptera. Complete applications consist of a letter of nomination with a brief description of the accomplishments of the candidate proposed, and one or two letters of support. The OS Executive Board will choose among the nominees, and the awardees will be presented a personalized award certificate to reflect the nature of their contributions to Orthopterology during the gala dinner in Kunming.