The XV. International Congress of Acarology will take place in Antalya, Turkey on September 2-8, 2018 (http://www.acarology.org/ica/ica2018/index.html). The main topics of the congress include: Taxonomy and systematics, Evolution and phylogeny, Ecology and behavior of mites, Ecology and behavior of ticks, Invasive species and biosecurity, Chemical control and resistance, Alternative pesticides, Biological control, Integrated pest management, , Biodiversity, Dispersal of mites and ticks, Population dynamics, Agricultural acarology, Soil acarology, Aquatic acarology, Veterinary acarology and Medical acarology. Two symposia (Tick and tick-borne diseases and Parasitic and free-living mites of medical and veterinary importance) are being organized. The dead-line for abstract submission is March 1, 2018.