ICUP 2014

8th International Conference on Urban Pests in Zurich, Switzerland, 20 - 23 July, 2014


The Swiss ICUP Organizing Committee has the pleasure to invite and welcome you to participate in the 8th International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP 2014) to be held on 20 - 23 July, 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland.

This triennial non-profit conference is the leading international forum for sharing information and ideas on the impact, biology and control of pests in the urban environment. This event is attended by entomologists, pest management professionals, and academic and goverment scientists, representing organisations from around the world.

Previous conference venues include Cambridge, England (1993), Edinburgh, Scotland (1996) Prague, Czech Republic (1999), Charleston, USA (2002), Singapore (2005), Budapest, Hungary (2008) and Ouro Preto, Brazil (2011). You have access to the proceedings of all the previous conferences on the permanent ICUP website.

The official language of the Conference is English and the format will include guest speakers, presented papers, posters and workshops.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Switzerland.



The Preliminary Program is now online.


Please note the new page: Manuscript with instructions on oral and poster presentations and an example of a manuscript file which you can download to write your manuscript.


Invitation Letter
Invitation Letter of William Robinson, Chair Executive Committee
Invitation ICUP Zurich.pdf (83.23KB)


Below you see some pictures from previous conferences