*COLOSS Asia 2024* & 40th Annual meeting of Apicultural Society of Korea

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Day 1: Monday, February 19
Day 2: Wednesday, February 21


Hoam Faculty House
Seoul National University,
Republic of Korea




Pre-Registration by January 31 (after then, onsite)

Pre-Registration Fee: $115 (bank transfer)

Bank Name: NongHyup Bank
Account holder: The Apicultural Society of Korea
Account No: 125-01-166884
Bank Adress: 120, Tongilo, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea, 04517

Reciver’s Phone No: +82-10-3476-9492
Reciver’s Address: Dept. Agricultural Biology, National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA, Wanju, Korea. 55365

Online registration now closed. ☹️


➔ The Apicultural Society of Korea

  • Scientific partner: COLOSS, Asian Apicultural Association
  • Sponsors: Korea Beekeeping Association, Korea Apicultural Agriculture Cooperative, Seoul propolis, Yasaeng, Invirustech, KIAPQE


Feb. 18: 5pm ASK EC meeting Hoam hall.

Feb. 19: 9am ASK EC + Organizer meeting Hoam hall

  • 10am ASK Publication board meeting
  • 12am EC lunch with major guests

Feb. 19: 13:00 – 18:00 Main scientific program

Feb. 20: 09:00 – 18:00 Main scientific program

Feb. 21: Field technical tour (09:00-17:00)

  • Seoul propolis, pollination greenhouse, Apiary
  • Beekeeping coop (products, materials), Apiary
Date Mugunghwa Hall Mokryon Hall Suryon Hall
Feb. 19


13:00- Registration
13:30-14:00 Opening ceremony
14:00-14:10 Special talk : Kim, Jungwook (Director, Livestock division, MAFRA))
14:10-14:50 Plenary lecture I : Jeff Pettis (APIMONDIA President)
14:50-15:00 Break
15:00-15:30 Invited lecture 1
15:30-17:00 Session 1

[Bee disease and pest]

Invited lecture 2
Session 2


Symposium (tentative)
Dissertation presentation Invited lecture 3
17:00-17:10 Special talk : Nam, Sunghyun (Director, Korean Forest Service)
17:10-17:50 Plenary lecture II : Keon Mook Sung (Chungnam Natl Univ)
18:00- Conference Dinner
Feb. 20


09:00-12:00 Symposium (tentative) Invited lecture 4 Invited lecture 5
Session 3

[Honey plant]

Session 5

[Bee physiology ecology]

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:10 Plenary lecture III : Victoria Soroker (Israel, COLOSS Varroa TF)
Session 4

[Bee products]

Invited lecture 6 Symposium (tentative)
Invited lecture 7 Session 6

[Bee breeding]

17:00-17:40 Poster presentation
17:40- Closing remarks
Feb. 21


09:00-17:00 Technical Tour

1)Seoul propolis, pollination greenhouse, Apiary

2)Beekeeping coop (products, materials), Apiary.


Keynote speakers

  • Jeff Pettis (President, Apimondia, USA) Tropilaelaps as a new threat to beekeeping
  • KeonMook Sung (Chungnam Nat’ Univ. Korea) Gene editing for Varroa control
  • Victoria Soroker (ARO, Israel) Chemical ecology of honeybee and pest
  • Angus McPerson (NZ Institute of Forest inc. New Zealand) Trees for bee program

Special features

  • Kim, Jungwook (Director, Livestock division, MAFRA)
  • Nam, Sunghyun (Director, Korean Forest Service)


COLOSS members only!

COLOSS is open to any scientific professional (e.g. researchers, veterinarians, extension agents) interested in the well-being of bees.

To request COLOSS membership, please go HERE; please note that the approval process may take several days, so request membership well in advanced of the workshop registration deadline.


If you have questions concerning the workshop, please reach out:

Jihye Lee
(+82) 010-3476-9492