The XV International Congress of Acarology (XV ICA) is being staged at the WOW Topkapı Palace Hotel in Antalya, Turkey from 2 to 8 September, 2018. That means we are less than 11 months from the biggest event on the calendar for international acarology.

The host city, Antalya (, on the southern, sparkling Mediterranean coast of Turkey, is a major agriculture centre and international tourism destination year round, with a multitude of beachfront resorts. It also hosts many hundreds of conferences and congresses annually.

The congress website at has all the up-to date congress details, including registration and accommodation.

Please note the deadlines for symposia and seminar proposals (22 December 2017), abstract submission (1 March 2018) and bids for staging XVI ICA 2022 (1 March 2018) are fast approaching.

For congress related enquiries, please contact and for scientific matters,