2025 International Firefly Symposium

For the first time, the 2025 International Firefly Symposium is set to illuminate Latin America! The upcoming edition of this enlightening event will be hosted by the Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, located in the charming surroundings of Tlaxcala, Mexico. Nestled near the habitat of the mesmerizing, synchronous fireflies, Photinus palaciosi, this symposium promises to be a unique experience. Mark your calendars for the luminous extravaganza from July 29th to August 1st, 2025!

Prepare yourself for four days of enlightening plenary talks, thought-provoking conferences, and captivating poster sessions. Additionally, indulge your curiosity with hands-on workshops, immerse yourself in the artistry of our cultural activities, and embark on enchanting tours to savor the rich flavors of Mexican cuisine. We warmly invite you to join us on this unforgettable journey!

Take a glimpse at a selection of conference topics to pique your interest: Ecology, Systematics and taxonomy, Conservation, Sustainable management, and much more.

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IFS 2025 Registration

People interested in the 2025 IFS can join as conference presenters, attendees, artists, and more. Registration will be open soon.
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1st Symposium of Neotropical Fireflies

We will also celebrate the 1st Symposium of Neotropical Fireflies held by the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Campus Morelia, and the Michoacan University of Saint Nicholas of Hidalgo, in Morelia, Michoacán, México.
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Firefly International Network

We're a diverse global community of firefly experts and passionate enthusiasts hailing from more than 20 nations. Our shared mission is to delve deeper into the world of fireflies to safeguard endangered species.