• Registration Details

    Registration Fee Information

    Date Type of Delegate Student Delegate
    Till 30th November, 2018 Indian Delegates
    Overseas Delegates
    SOVE Members Indian / Overseas
    Accompanying Person Indian / Overseas
    INR 2500
    INR 2000 / $ 125
    INR 4000 / $ 180
    INR 4500
    INR 4000 / $ 250
    INR 4000 / $ 180
    Till 31st January, 2019 Indian Delegates
    Overseas Delegates
    SOVE Members Indian / Overseas
    Accompanying Person Indian / Overseas
    INR 3000
    INR 2500 / $ 200
    INR 4500/ $ 250
    INR 5000
    INR 4500 / $300
    INR 4500 / $ 250
    Spot Registration Indian Delegates
    Overseas Delegates
    SOVE Members Indian /Overseas
    Accompanying Person Indian/Overseas
    INR 4000
    INR 3000 / $ 275
    INR 5500/ $ 350
    INR 6000
    INR 5000 / $ 350
    INR 5500 / $ 350

    The registration fees include access to all scientific sessions, field trip, refreshments during session breaks, lunch, official dinner and conference kit. All Registration fee will be payable in INR (Indian Rupees) or US $. Payment of registration fee will be accepted through direct transfer to the following account of the Society. Accompanying person shall not be entitled to registration kits.

    Name of the Account: Society for Vector Ecology
    Name of the Bank: State Bank of India
    Branch Name: Opp. Hotel Mandovi, Panaji
    Branch Code: 00509
    Account No.: 37075499496
    IFSC No.: SBIN0000509
    MICR No.: 403002005
    Swift Code: SBININBB366


    Main Theme:
    ‘Lab to Public Health Setting: Prevention, Control of Vectors and Elimination of Vector Borne Diseases’


    1. Vector bio-ecology: The old and the new!
    2. New Vector Control Tools and Technologies
    3. Vector control tool development cycle: Innovation, improvisation, prototype evaluation, registration and deployment
    4. Climate Change: Impact on vectors and vectorborne diseases
    5. Vector Control in disease elimination: Lessons learned and the future course
    6. Vector Surveillance and Control at Points of Entry
    7. GenNext: Involvement of children and youth in vector suppression at home and school
    8. Public Health Entomology : Education for trained Manpower, programme capacity building and skill development for trained human resource pool

    Note : Authors must mention the Sub-theme in their abstract.


    1. Abstract should be written in English in about 500 words
    2. Font Type: Times New Roman ; Font size-12 pt.
    3. Title Font Type : Times New Roman ; Font size-12 pt. Bold,
    4. Author's name : surname followed by initials with space and without points between surname and initials ; if authors are more than one their names should be separated by comma.
    5. Affiliation : Author should be followed by institutional affiliation. If more than one institutes are involved it should be indicated by superscript Roman numerals.
    6. Presenting author's name should be underlined.
    7. Please indicate (on the top right hand corner in 10 font size) the subtheme in which your abstract falls.
    8. Abstract should be in Microsoft Word document.
    9. Abstract should contain a brief introduction/background to the study.
    10. A statement of the research problem/research question/research hypothesis.
    11. Research methodology employed in your study.
    12. Summary of results obtained.
    13. Discussion and conclusion/summary of the results/preliminary results/anticipated results.
    14. Please name the file after first author. If more than one abstract is being submitted by the same first author use different suffixes.
    15. Abstracts of delegates whose registration is confirmed by (1ST Jan. 2019) will be processed further. Confirmation is subject to payment of the registration fees.
    16. Email your abstracts as MS word document to sovecongoa2019@gmail.com
    17. Please indicate whether you would like your abstract to be considered for an oral or poster presentation. While the scientific committee will try to go by your choice, however the committee’s decision on mode of presentation will be final.
    18. Oral PowerPoint presentations must be in English (compatible with Office 2007 or later versions), no longer than 10 minutes with five additional minutes will be allowed for answering questions.
    19. "Poster size" : Size should be 36” width and 48” height with portrait orientation. Accepted posters shall be displayed in accordance with the programme schedule.

    Abstract Deadline: 7th January 2019
  • 1. ‘Padmabhushan’ Dr. V. P. Sharma Oration Award for Outstanding Research in Vector Bio-ecology and Control (To be awarded to an Indian Scientist)

    2. Prof. Mir Mulla Award for Excellence in Vector Biology and Control (To be awarded to an International Scientist)

    3. Dr. T. R. Ramachandra Rao Award for Outstanding Research in Medical Entomology

    4. Shri P. B. Deobhankar Award for Distinguished Work in Public Health especially in Municipal bodies and State Govt. programmes

    5. SOVE (Indian Region) Young Scientist Award (Woman) below 35 years of age for outstanding research and innovation in the field of vector bioecology/vector borne diseases

    6. SOVE (Indian Region) Young Scientist Award (Man) below 35 years of age for outstanding research and innovation in the field of vector bioecology/vector borne diseases.

    Awards 1-4 are by nomination while 5 & 6 are by application.

  • Goa is well connected to the rest of the country by Air, Rail and Road.

    AIR: Dabolim Goa International Airport is about 35 km from Panaji, the capital city of Goa where conference will be held. International Flights arrive directly from and depart to Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait, UAE etc. Domestic flights connect Goa to Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkatta, Mangalore, Mumbai, Srinagar and Thiruvananthapuram. Many connecting flights are also available practically from all over India.

    Overseas delegates may contact their travel agents for details.

    Train: There are two main Railway Stations, Margao (38 km from Panaji) and Vasco da Gama (35km from Panaji). All the trains halt at Margao and only a few trains run upto and from Vasco da Gama terminal. Besides, on coastal Konkan Railways route some trains coming from North and South India stop at Thivim (35 kms from Panaji) and Karmali/Old Goa (12 Kms from Panaji) stations.

    Bus: Panjim being the capital city, is connected by Semi Luxury, Luxury, Super luxury Bus Service with Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Mangalore, Chennai & Pune.

    Please Note: Venue of the conference Hotel Fidalgo is in Panaji (Panjim).

    Society For Vector Ecology (SOVE), Indian Region
    C/O ICMR National Institute of Malaria Research, Field Unit
    Directorate of Health Services Building,
    Campal, Panaji, Goa, India 403001


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