Meeting Reports and Presentations

Spotted Lanternfly Summit 2024

The SLF Summit will be held Feb. 27–29, 2024, both in-person and virtually. Learn more about registration and download the agenda.

Spotted Lanternfly Summit 2023

View recordings of the 2023 Spotted Lanternfly Summit – held March 1–2, 2023

SLF 101 & Spotted Lanternfly Summit 2022

View recordings of SLF 101 and the 2022 Spotted Lanternfly Summit – held on Feb. 17 and March 1–3, 2022

Stakeholder Advisory Panel Meeting (Apr. 28, 2021)

“Pre-Season Preview” of Work Planned for 2021 Field Season

Purpose of Meeting: To engage in informal, meaningful dialogue between Stakeholder Advisory Panel members and project personnel to get input on project plans and priorities.

Spotted Lanternfly 101 (Feb. 25, 2021)

This session is intended to ensure that all are entering the Spotted Lanternfly Summit with a similar foundation of information. SLF 101 is especially intended for locations where spotted lanternfly has not yet been found, or for those who may be new to SLF.

Spotted Lanternfly Summit (March 1–3, 2021)

This three-day summit covered research, extension and communications efforts, and reports from partners and stakeholders. View the SLF Summit agenda (PDF) here, and watch the recordings and view Q&A sessions below.


Spotted Lanternfly Virtual Symposium (May 15, 2020)

Featuring the latest research on this invasive insect, sponsored by the SCRI spotted lanternfly group. Watch the recording and download the agenda (PDF).

Working Group Meetings

2019 Spotted Lanternfly Working Group Meeting (Oct. 29, 2019, PSU FREC, Biglerville, PA)

Meeting Agenda and Video of Presentations

2018 Spotted Lanternfly Working Group Meeting (July 16–17, 2018, Albright College, Reading, PA)

Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Meeting Notes (PDF)


Discovery of Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania (PDF, 7.9 MB)—Sven-Erik Spichiger (Pa. Dept. of Agriculture)

USDA PDA Penn State Control Plan (PDF, 3.0 MB)—Leo Donovall (USDA-APHIS)

USDA-APHIS Research Update (PDF, 5.7 MB)—Miriam Cooperband (USDA-APHIS)

Penn State Research Update (PDF)—Julie Urban (Penn State)

Virginia Tech Research Update (PDF, 4.0 MB)—Doug Pfeiffer (Virginia Tech)

Population Dynamics and Economic Impact (PDF)—Matt Helmus (Temple University)

Regulatory Guidelines in Pennsylvania (PDF, 3.1 MB)—Dana Rhodes (Pa. Dept. of Agriculture)

Spotted Lanternfly Inspections in New York (PDF)—Ethan Angell (New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets)

Penn State Extension Update (PDF)—Heather Leach (Penn State)

Spotted Lanternfly IPM Outreach and Management in New York (PDF)—Tim Weigle (Cornell University)

Economic Impact of Spotted Lanternfly (PDF)—Jay Harper (Penn State)

Biological Control of Lycorma (PDF)—Kim Hoelmer (USDA-ARS)

Spotted Lanternfly Environmental DNA Surveys (PDF)—Julie Lockwood (Rutgers University)

USDA-ARS Spotted Lanternfly Activities and Objectives (PDF)—Tracy Leskey (USDA-ARS)

NYS IPM Program Spotted Lanternfly Outreach Group

NYS Spotted Lanternfly Educators Forum—recording of virtual meeting held on July 21, 2020.