Prior and Future Meetings on Lice

Seventh International Congress on Phthiraptera (ICP7)

Owing to the ongoing pandemic continues to disrupt travel to China, and normal travel may not resume in time for ICP7 in the summer of 2023, the ICP7will be held virtually through the Institute of Zoology, Guangdong Academy of Sciences.

The meeting will be held July 10-16th, 2023, for more details see the meeting

Some members have expressed interest in hosting regional gatherings during this time so that some colleagues can meet in-person during ICP7.  If you are interested in hosting a regional gathering, please contact Dr. Daniel Gustafsson (

Sixth International Congress on Phthiraptera (ICP6)

Brno, Czech Republic, 23 – 30 June 2018; http:// www [No longer Available]

A static version of this website will be made available soon. In addition you can view the conferences songs and photos

Fifth International Congress on Phthiraptera (ICP5)

Park City, Utah, USA, 2014;

Fourth International Congress on Phthiraptera (ICP4)

Cappadocia, Turkey, 2010;

Third International Congress on Phthiraptera (ICP3)

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2006; Planning Committee, Program, Attendees, and Images

Second International Congress on Phthiraptera (ICP2)

Brisbane, Australia, 2002; Program, Attendees, Photos

Symposium über Mallophaga und Anoplura

Berlin, 1975; Program, Attendees, Photos

International Symposium on the Control of Lice and Louse-borne diseases

Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 1972; Proceedings

First symposium on host specificity among parasites of vertebrates

Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1957; Proceedings

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