The first National Conference on vector Biology was organized by the Department of Zoology, the University of Jaffna with the keynote speakers addresses by Prof. S.H.P. Parakrama Karunaratna, IFS; Prof. Nissanka De. Silva, Department of Zoology/University of Srijayawardanapura and Prof. Vasanthy Thevanesam, University of Peradeniya. This is the first-ever national conference organized by the Department of Zoology.