Purple-edged copper Lycaena hippothoe, foto: Pekka Malinen


The International Congress of Entomology returns to Europe, for the first time in 25 years! The Finnish capital Helsinki is proud to host the ICE congress with latitude!


The 26th International Congress of Entomology was held in Helsinki, Finland from 17 July until 22 July 2022.

The Local Organizing Committee warmly thanks all participants and contributors for creating a fantastic, enjoyable, and successful congress!

We will soon post here some statistics concerning the congress.

Photos from the congress are collected and displayed HERE. Please have a look at the first posted photos!

Photo © S. Popov


The Book of Abstracts is a valuable resource on recent and ongoing research in entomology, basically a database. You can cite it as:

Hokkanen, Heikki MT and Menzler-Hokkanen, Ingeborg (editors) 2022: Book of Abstracts, 26th International Congress of Entomology, Helsinki, Finland, 17-22 July 2022. 939 pp. www.ice2020helsinki.fi

The Book of Abstracts is freely available to all registered participants of ICE2022. It has been added to the EventApp under the “Materials” section. You can login with the same login-data you used for the congress portal.

You can access the site directly here: https://eventapp.contio.fi/ice2022helsinki/#/UXZ1ZkpjSEQ1Z

The Book of Abstracts is available to non-participants as a pdf-file. You can place your order by emailing to: heikki.mt.hokkanen@gmail.com

Instructions for accessing your personal site in the portal

Go to the site:


This takes you to the log-in site.
Choose at the upper right-hand corner the language you wish to use (for most participants English)
Your username = your email address which was used for registration to ICE2022
Enter your password. If you forgot your password, you can ask for a new one by clicking at “Forgot your password?”


by the President of the ICE2022 Helsinki Organizing Committee (to the participants of the symposium on “Insect Olfaction and Taste” – see our August 2021 Newsletter – but extended here to all other entomologists!).



Congress theme

Entomology for our planet



Contact information:

General email: ento2020helsinki[at]gmail.com  
President of the Organizing Committee: prof. Heikki Hokkanen, email heikki.hokkanen[at]uef.fi