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About BSAHistory

1998. 9

  • Aquatic entomologists of Japan and Korea agreed to organize the Aquatic Entomological Societies in East Asia (AESEA) at the Japanese Society of Aquatic Entomology in Matsumoto, Japan.

1999. 7

  • Members of the Chinese Society of Aquatic Entomology joined AESEA.

2000. 5

  • The 1st AESEA Symposium in Chiaksan, Korea.
    (Organizer: Prof. Yeon Jae BAE (Seoul Women’s University, Korea) / 61 delegates from 9 countries)

2002. 11

  • The 2nd AESEA Symposium in Asahi near Nagoya, Japan.
    (Organizer: Prof. Shigekazu UCHIDA (Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan) / 57 delegates from 8 countries)

2005. 6

  • The 3rd AESEA Symposium in Tianjin, China.
    (Organizer: Prof. Xinhua WANG (Nankai University, China) / 59 delegates from 8 countries)

2009. 1

  • The 4th AESEA Symposium in Khon Kaen, Thailand.
    (Organizer: Prof. Namuron SANGPRADUB (Khon Kaen University, Thailand) / 86 delegates from 12 countries)
  • The AESEA expanded and reformed to the Benthological Society of Asia (BSA) covering a wider scope in benthological sciences in Asia.
  • Prof. Kazumi TANIDA (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan): the 1st President of the BSA (January 1, 2009 - June 14, 2012)
    Prof. Yeon Jae BAE (Korea University, Korea): Secretary General (January 1, 2009 - June 14, 2012)

2012. 6

  • The 1st BSA Symposium in Matsumoto, Japan.
    (Organizer: Prof. Koji TOJO (Shinshu University, Japan) / 90 delegates from 8 countries)
  • Prof. Tae-Soo Chon (Pusan National University, Korea): the 2nd President of the BSA (June 15, 2012 - December 31, 2014)
    Prof. Yeon Jae BAE (Korea University, Korea): Secretary General (June 15, 2012 - December 31, 2014)

2014. 6

  • The 2nd BSA Symposium in Busan, Korea
    (Organizer: Prof. Tae-Soo CHON (Pusan National University, Korea) / 105 participants from 12 countries)

2016. 8

  • The 3rd BSA Symposium in Vladivostok, Russia (Organizers:Prof. Nadezdha Khristoforova (Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia) 281 primary authors from 17 countries

2018. 8

  • The 4th BSA Symposium in Nanjing, China Organizers (Meeting Chair: Dr. Yanfeng Ding (Nanjing Agricultural University, P.R. China) Meeting Secretary: Dr. Kai Chen (Nanjing Agricultural University, P.R. China) 124 Attendees from 13 countries)