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Provides information for conferences and events related to invasive species. We maintain past conferences as they can be helpful in finding relevant experts and papers. The Education for Professionals section explores opportunities related to continuing education for invasive species management professionals.

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February 2018

Date: 
Feb 06, 2018 to Feb 08, 2018
Venue: Colorado Mesa University, University Center
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado 
Notes: Accepting abstract submissions until 10/13/17.
Date: 
Feb 07, 2018 to Feb 08, 2018
Venue: Saskatoon Inn and Conference Centre
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada
Date: 
Feb 15, 2018 to Feb 16, 2018
Location: Colombo,  Sri Lanka
Date: 
Feb 18, 2018 to Feb 23, 2018
Location: Queenstown,  New Zealand
Date: 
Feb 26, 2018 to Mar 02, 2018
Venue: Nationwide
Location: Nationwide,  
Notes: Participate in events across the nation to raise awareness and identify solutions to invasive species issues at local, state, tribal, regional and national scales.
Date: 
Feb 27, 2018 to Feb 28, 2018
Sponsor: Columbia River Basin Cooperative Weed Management Area
Venue: Northern Quest Resort
Location: Airway Heights, Washington 
Notes: The goal of the Summit is to share current information on distribution, ecology and management of flowering rush. Summit discussions are intended to influence the development of a regional management plan.

March 2018

Date: 
Mar 12, 2018 to Mar 15, 2018
Venue: Hyatt Regency Orange County
Location: Garden Grove, California 
Date: 
Mar 19, 2018 to Mar 22, 2018
Location: Baltimore, Maryland 
Notes: The IPM Symposium is the premier global event for professional development, networking with colleagues and leading scientists, and learning the latest research and strategies for effectively managing pests in agriculture, communities, and natural areas.

April 2018

Date: 
Apr 25, 2018 to Apr 27, 2018
Venue: International University of Sarajevo
Location: Sarajevo ,  Bosnia and Herzegovina

July 2018

Date: 
Jul 21, 2018 to Jul 25, 2018
Sponsor: Botanical Society of America
Venue: Rochester Civic Center
Location: Rochester, Minnesota 
Date: 
Jul 29, 2018 to Aug 03, 2018
Sponsor: The American Phytopathological Society / The International Society for Plant Pathology
Location: Boston, Massachusetts 
Notes: Theme - Plant Health in a Global Economy

August 2018

Date: 
Aug 05, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
Venue: Kentucky International Convention Center
Location: Louisville, Kentucky 
Date: 
Aug 19, 2018 to Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: International Association for Plant Biotechnology
Venue: Convention Centre Dublin
Location: Dublin,  Ireland

October 2018

Date: 
Oct 15, 2018 to Oct 18, 2018
Venue: Mayo Civic Center
Location: Rochester, Minnesota 

November 2018

Date: Nov 10, 2018
Sponsor: The Entomological Society of America (ESA), the Entomological Society of Canada (ESC), and the Entomological Society of British Columbia (ESBC)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Notes: The purpose of the summit is to explore key aspects of the invasive arthropod crisis, learn what existing initiatives and funding organizations are already active in this area, and identify the best opportunities for the entomological community to make a meaningful and lasting contribution. All entomological societies, related federal agencies, and corporate interests are encouraged to send a representative to the summit.
Date: 
Nov 11, 2018 to Nov 14, 2018
Venue: Vancouver Convention Centre
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Date: 
Nov 25, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018
Venue: Stellenbosch University
Location: Stellenbosch,  South Africa