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Start date

23 September 2024

End date

25 September 2024


8:30am - 2:00pm


Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK

Internal Organiser




Resistance 2024, the 9th in a series of conferences, is brought to you by Rothamsted Research to showcase the latest situational analysis and research on pesticide resistance in the UK and globally.

Under session headings of “Molecular Mechanisms and Genomics”, “Evolution and Selection” and “Monitoring, Field Studies and IPM”, world-leading experts from academia, industry, and government will share knowledge spanning pesticide resistance in insects, pathogens, and weeds.

Representative of the speakers, we expect to attract a diverse audience. The Conference Committee will ensure every opportunity is open for individuals to represent their interests. This is always a popular meeting and spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


The registration fee of £415.00 (including VAT) will include attendance for the three days of the conference, poster sessions, refreshments and lunch each day, an evening reception buffet on the first evening, a Conference dinner on the second evening, and a programme book and access to online abstracts.

To purchase your ticket and register for the event, click here.

Accommodation is available at the hotels below where special rates have been agreed, this should be booked and paid for directly with the hotels.  

  • Aubrey Park Hotel, Hemel Hempstead Rd, Redbourn. St Albans, AL3 7AF

    Please quote Rothamsted Research in order to book the room at £88 per night including VAT and breakfast.

  • Premier Inn, Luton (Airport) Hotel, Osborne Road, Luton, LU1 3HJ
    Book on-line, website rates only.
  • Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa, The Mansion House, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3TQ 

    Please quote Rothamsted Resistance 2024 - £199 per night including VAT and breakfast.

Transport will be provided to and from the above designated hotels when booked at the time of registering for the Conference. Please note the transfers are as follows -
Monday 23rd September and Tuesday 24th September all transfers to and from accommodation/dinner/conference are included, Wednesday 25th September transfer to Conference only.

For information on travelling to our Harpenden site, click here.
Local Taxi Companies:

  • Harpenden taxis - 01582 822822


Please submit offers to
Offers of an Oral Presentation to be submitted by April 26th 2024.
Offers of a Poster + 2 minute talk to be submitted by April 26th 2024.
Offers of Poster only to be submitted by April 26th 2024.

Please attach a single sheet set out as follows:

Title of presentation (bold and centered)
Authors’ names – Initials and surnames separated by commas, with ‘and’ before the last name, no full stop at the end
Affiliation listed as Department, Institution, Country (details of address not required)
E-mail address of corresponding author on separate line

The abstract must be no more than 200 words. It should be typed in a single continuous paragraph without breaks or numbers or bullet points. All text should be in 12-point Times New Roman or a similar typeface. The text should be “justified”.

Letter of Invitation

If a letter of invitation is required please e-mail:


To be announced.

Speakers and Trainers