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May 2018

Date: May 02, 2018
Sponsor: Alabama Invasive Plant Council
Venue: Pursell Farms
Location: Sylacauga, Alabama 
Date: May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018
Venue: Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center
Location: Lake George, New York 
Notes: Theme: Protecting Lakes for 35 Years - Our Past, Present and Future. Includes session on Aquatic Invasive Species
Date: May 09, 2018 to May 11, 2018
Sponsor: California Society for Ecological Restoration
Venue: Marina Village
Location: San Diego, California 
Date: May 14, 2018 to May 17, 2018
Venue: Hotel Albuquerque
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico 
Date: May 14, 2018 to May 16, 2018
Sponsor: Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Chinese Society of Plant Protection (CSPP) and International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC)
Venue: Beijing Friendship Hotel and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Location: Beijing,  China
Contact: Dewen Qiu or Yulin Gao
Notes: See also, IOBC Website: http://www.iobc-global.org
Date: May 17, 2018
Venue: USDA, National Agricultural Library
Location: Beltsville, Maryland 
Notes: 9:30am - Noon
Date: May 17, 2018 to May 20, 2018
Venue: Miccosukee Resort
Location: Miami, Florida 
Date: May 20, 2018 to May 23, 2018
Venue: Embassy Suites
Location: Cary, North Carolina 
Notes: In 2018, the "National Conference on Urban Entomology" will be held jointly with the "Annual Invasive and Pest Ant Conference" (formerly called the "Imported Fire Ant and other Invasive Ants Conference.")
Date: May 22, 2018
Venue: Ghent University
Location: Ghent,  Belgium
Notes: Plenary session includes speech on “Biological control of invasive weeds/escaped ornamentals in Europe.”
Date: May 29, 2018 to Jun 01, 2018
Sponsor: Society of Wetland Scientists
Venue: Hilton Denver City Center
Location: Denver, Colorado 

June 2018

Date: Jun 03, 2018 to Jun 07, 2018
Sponsor: Society for Economic Botany and the Society of Ethnobiology
Location: Madison, Wisconsin 
Notes: 2018 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany. Economic Botany 2018.
Date: Jun 09, 2018 to Jun 12, 2018
Venue: Hilton DoubleTree Philadelphia Center City
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Notes: Presentations on invasive species scheduled for the Ecosystem Services and Bioeconomic Models Session.
Date: Jun 09, 2018
Venue: Winona State University
Location: Winona, Minnesota 
Notes: "The symposium will serve to connect our community with professionals in order to gain a working knowledge on how to start restoring their land and removing invasive species."
Date: Jun 10, 2018 to Jun 14, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Association of Conservation District Supervisors, and Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Society
Venue: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Location: Tifton, Georgia 
Notes: Open to Georgia's high school students, the workshop focuses on the value, protection, and conservation of Georgia’s wildlife, forestry, soil, and water resource.
Date: Jun 10, 2018 to Jun 13, 2018
Sponsor: Entomological Society of America
Venue: Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Location: Reno, Nevada 
Date: Jun 11, 2018 to Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor:  Invasive Plant Management Section of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and University of Florida
Venue: University of Florida. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
Location: Gainesville, Florida 
Notes: This 5-day workshop "is designed for teachers interested in learning more about the 130-plus invasive plant species invading Florida’s natural areas and neighborhoods as well as the native flora and fauna..."
Date: Jun 17, 2018 to Jun 21, 2018
Sponsor: European Weed Research Society
Venue: GR – Ljubjana Exhibition and Convention Centre
Location: Ljubljana,  Slovenia
Date: Jun 18, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018
Sponsor: International Association for Great Lakes Research
Venue: University of Toronto Scarborough
Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada
Date: Jun 18, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Notes: Eleven years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown into an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles.
Date: Jun 18, 2018 to Jun 21, 2018
Venue: Bella Center Copenhagen
Location: Copenhagen,  Denmark
Notes: Joint conference of Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology and the European Plant Science Organization (EPSO)
Date: Jun 20, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Venue: Hotel Royal Castle
Location: Elenite Holiday Village,  Bulgaria
Date: Jun 21, 2018
Sponsor: Washington Invasive Species Council
Venue: Natural Resources Building, Room 172
Location: Olympia, Washington 
Notes: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Date: Jun 26, 2018 to Jun 29, 2018
Sponsor: Forest Landowners Association
Venue: Ritz Carlton (Reynolds, Lake Oconee)
Location: Greensboro, Georgia 

July 2018

Date: Jul 01, 2018 to Jul 05, 2018
Venue: Pullman Kuching
Notes: Theme: Linking Natural History and the Conservation of Tomorrow’s Tropical Ecosystems
Date: Jul 03, 2018 to Jul 05, 2018
Sponsor: Society for Conservation Biology
Venue: Te Papa Tongarewa (The Museum of New Zealand)
Location: Wellington,  New Zealand
Date: Jul 11, 2018 to Jul 15, 2018
Sponsor: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists; the Herpetologists’ League; and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
Venue: Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Location: Rochester, New York 
Date: Jul 11, 2018 to Jul 15, 2018
Venue: Carleton University
Location: Ottawa,  Canada
Date: Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 17, 2018
Venue: Hilton Eugene
Location: Eugene, Oregon 
Phone: 208-331-9431
Date: Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018
Location: Paris,  France
Date: Jul 13, 2018 to Jul 18, 2018
Venue: Palais des congrès de Montréal
Location: Montreal,  Canada
Notes: A joint meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Canadian Society of Plant Biologists/Societe Canadienne de Biologie Vegetale, and the International Society of Photosynthesis Research.
Date: Jul 15, 2018 to Jul 18, 2018
Sponsor: Aquatic Plant Management Society
Venue: Hyatt Regency
Location: Buffalo, New York 
Date: Jul 21, 2018 to Jul 25, 2018
Sponsor: Botanical Society of America
Venue: Rochester Civic Center
Location: Rochester, Minnesota 
Date: Jul 22, 2018 to Jul 25, 2018
Sponsor: Society of Nematologists
Venue: Albuquerque Convention Center
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico 
Date: Jul 22, 2018 to Jul 26, 2018
Venue: Davenport Grand Hotel
Location: Spokane, Washington 
Notes: Meetings, discussion, updates and presentations on invasive species by the Water Policy Working Group and the PNWER Invasive Species Working Group. Pacific Northwest Northern Pike Forum and Coordination Meeting on Tuesday, July 24, from 1-4pm, see https://goo.gl/J2TyrH.
Date: Jul 22, 2018 to Jul 24, 2018
Venue: Marlborough Convention Center and ASB Theatre Marlborough
Location: Blenheim,  New Zealand
Date: Jul 26, 2018 to Jul 27, 2018
Location: Melbourne,  Australia
Date: Jul 29, 2018 to Aug 01, 2018
Venue: Albuquerque Convention Center
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico 
Date: Jul 29, 2018 to Aug 03, 2018
Sponsor: The American Phytopathological Society / The International Society for Plant Pathology
Venue: Hynes Convention Center
Location: Boston, Massachusetts 
Notes: Theme - Plant Health in a Global Economy
Date: Jul 31, 2018 to Aug 03, 2018
Venue: The Washington Hilton Hotel
Location: Washington, DC 

August 2018

Date: Aug 05, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
Venue: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 
Date: Aug 05, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
Sponsor: Wildlife Disease Association / University of Florida Extension
Venue: World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort
Location: St. Augustine, Florida 
Date: Aug 06, 2018 to Aug 08, 2018
Sponsor: Malaysian Plant Protection Society
Venue: Melaka International Trade Centre
Location: Melaka,  Malaysia
Notes: Theme: Revolutionising Plant Protection Towards Agriculture 4.0. Topics include "Biosecurity and Invasive species." The conference will focus on developments in the science of plant protection and discuss challenges ... on problems related to plant protection.
Date: Aug 07, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
Venue: Goeldi Museum and the Federal University of Pará
Location: Belém do Pará,  Brazil
Notes: Theme: Belém+30: Reflecting on the Declaration of Belém across three decades. "The congress aims to assess the lasting impacts that the field of ethnobiology has brought to our understandings and appreciation of traditional knowledge about the environment, while also identifying ongoing challenges to global sociobiodiversity."
Date: Aug 12, 2018 to Aug 16, 2018
Venue: Hilton Cleveland Downtown
Location: Cleveland, Ohio 
Date: Aug 12, 2018 to Aug 16, 2018
Sponsor: Society for Invertebrate Pathology
Venue: QT Gold Coast
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland,  Australia
Date: Aug 14, 2018 to Aug 16, 2018
Sponsor: New Zealand Plant Protection Society
Venue: Rutherford Hotel
Location: Nelson,  New Zealand
Date: Aug 15, 2018 to Aug 18, 2018
Venue: University of Valle
Location: Cali,  Colombia
Notes: Theme: Environmental and Health Equity: Connecting local alternatives in a global World. "This theme emphasizes the need to connect local initiatives in a world with global drivers that threaten healthy ecosystems and populations..."
Date: Aug 19, 2018 to Aug 23, 2018
Sponsor: Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America
Venue: Libertador Hotel
Location: Aruquipa,  Peru
Date: Aug 19, 2018 to Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: International Association for Plant Biotechnology
Venue: Convention Centre Dublin
Location: Dublin,  Ireland
Date: Aug 20, 2018 to Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials
Venue: Hyatt Regency Riverwalk
Location: San Antonio, Texas 
Date: Aug 22, 2018 to Aug 24, 2018
Venue: Jekyll Island Convention Center
Location: Jekyll Island, Georgia 
Contact: Dr. Jill Geraghty, Sr. Program Manager
Phone: 678-630-3275
Date: Aug 25, 2018 to Sep 01, 2018
Venue: Otago Museum and the University of Otago
Location: Dunedin,  New Zealand
Notes: 2018 annual conference held jointly with the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC).
Date: Aug 26, 2018 to Aug 31, 2018
Location: Engelberg,  Switzerland
Notes: The XV ISBCW is aiming to bring together practitioners, scientists and regulators working in the field of weed biological control to share their experiences, network, foster collaborations, and discuss emerging issues that affect invasive plant management.
Date: Aug 26, 2018 to Aug 30, 2018
Venue: New Orleans Marriott
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 
Date: Aug 27, 2018 to Aug 31, 2018
Sponsor: European Wildlife Disease Association
Venue: University of Thessaly
Location: Larissa,  Greece

September 2018

Date: Sep 02, 2018 to Sep 06, 2018
Sponsor: Entomological Society of Brazil and the Federal University of Santa Maria
Venue: ExpoGramado Convention Center
Location: Gramado-RS,  Brazil
Notes: Theme: Grand Challenges in Entomology in South America. The summit will focus on the three challenges of invasive species, public health, and sustainable agriculture.
Date: Sep 02, 2018 to Sep 08, 2018
Venue: Swandor Hotels Topkapı Palace
Location: Antalya,  Turkey
Notes: Conference sessions address invasive species and biosecurity.
Date: Sep 04, 2018 to Sep 07, 2018
Venue: Royal Marine Hotel
Location: Dun Laoghaire, Dublin,  Ireland
Date: Sep 04, 2018 to Sep 07, 2018
Venue: National Wine Centre of Australia
Location: Adelaide,  South Australia
Date: Sep 04, 2018 to Sep 07, 2018
Venue: Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV)
Location: Lisbon,  Portugal
Contact: Elisabete Figueiredo
Notes: Theme: "Pest control in Mediterranean greenhouses under the pressure of climate change and invasive species."
Date: Sep 05, 2018 to Sep 09, 2018
Sponsor: Romanian Limnogeographical Association; German Limnological Society; Polish Limnological Society; Danube Delta National Institute; and Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Authority
Venue: "Delta" Hotel in Tulcea, Romania
Location: Tulcea,  Romania
Date: Sep 05, 2018 to Sep 06, 2018
Sponsor:  Weed Research & Information Center - UC Davis
Venue: UC Davis. Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center.
Location: Davis, California 
Phone: 530-752-1748
Notes: "The Aquatic Weed School 2018 is an intensive two-day course focusing on issues associated with developing weed management strategies in a variety of aquatic ecosystems."
Date: Sep 06, 2018 to Sep 09, 2018
Sponsor: Native Plant Society of New Mexico
Venue: Western New Mexico University
Location: Silver City, New Mexico 
Date: Sep 06, 2018
Sponsor: Washington Invasive Species Council
Venue: Natural Resources Building, Room 172
Location: Olympia, Washington 
Date: Sep 09, 2018 to Sep 13, 2018
Sponsor: Society for Ecological Restoration
Venue: Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
Location: Reykjavik,  Iceland
Notes: The conference location and scheduled field trips address the consequences of unsustainable land use and use of invasive alien species.
Date: Sep 09, 2018 to Sep 12, 2018
Sponsor: Weed Society of New South Wales
Venue: Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific
Location: Manly,  Australia
Date: Sep 09, 2018 to Sep 12, 2018
Venue: Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
Location: Tampa, Florida 
Date: Sep 12, 2018 to Sep 14, 2018
Location: Cambridge,  United Kingdom
Date: Sep 12, 2018 to Sep 14, 2018
Venue: University of Azores
Location: Ponta Delgada, Azores Portugal
Contact: António Onofre Soares
Notes: One area to be addressed: Assessing "the characteristics of exotic natural enemies introduced into a country as biological control agents which subsequently become invasive alien species."
Date: Sep 17, 2018 to Sep 19, 2018
Venue: Bayfront Convention Center
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania 
Date: Sep 23, 2018 to Sep 26, 2018
Sponsor: Australian Entomological Society
Location: Alice Springs, Northern Territory Australia
Date: Sep 27, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
Venue: Hotel Le Meridien
Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka India
Notes: Conference Sub Theme: Biological Control of Invasive Pests and Weeds
Date: Sep 30, 2018 to Oct 04, 2018
Venue: Hotel Kolovare
Location: Zadar,  Croatia
Contact: Prof. Bozena Baric, University of Zagreb, CRO
Notes: Meeting topics include invasive species, natural enemies and pollinators, and climate effects. Conference Website TBD.

October 2018

Date: Oct 02, 2018 to Oct 03, 2018
Sponsor: Great Lakes Commission
Venue: The Conrad Hotel
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana 
Contact: Beth Wanamaker
Email: beth@glc.org
Date: Oct 04, 2018 to Oct 07, 2018
Venue: Termag Hotel Jahorina
Location: Johorina mountain,  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contact: Dr. Sinisa Berjan
Date: Oct 04, 2018
Sponsor: Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group
Venue: University of Connecticut Student Union
Location: Storrs, Connecticut 
Phone: 860-486-6448
Notes: Theme: Invasive Plants in Uncertain Times: Achieving More with Less
Date: Oct 07, 2018 to Oct 11, 2018
Sponsor: The Wildlife Society
Location: Cleveland, Ohio 
Phone: 301-897-9770
Date: Oct 08, 2018 to Oct 11, 2018
Sponsor: Society for Vector Ecology
Venue: Tenaya Lodge
Location: Yosemite National Park, California 
Date: Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 17, 2018
Sponsor: Association of Biosafety and Biosecurity
Venue: Charleston Convention Center
Location: Charleston, South Carolina 
Date: Oct 15, 2018 to Oct 18, 2018
Sponsor: Society for Wetland Scientists and the Society for Ecological Restoration
Venue: Davenport Grand Hotel
Location: Spokane, Washington 
Date: Oct 15, 2018 to Oct 18, 2018
Venue: Mayo Civic Center
Location: Rochester, Minnesota 
Date: Oct 15, 2018 to Oct 19, 2018
Venue: Tsukuba International Congress Center
Location: Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki Prefecture,  Japan
Notes: Theme: Harmonious Coexistence of Humans and Lakes - Towards Sustainable Ecosystems Services
Date: Oct 16, 2018 to Oct 17, 2018
Sponsor: Great Lakes Coalition
Location: Detroit, Michigan 
Date: Oct 16, 2018 to Oct 18, 2018
Sponsor: Society for the Study of Marine Bioinvasions and the Grupo de Ecología en Ambientes Costeros
Location: Puerto Madryn (Patagonia),  Argentina
Date: Oct 22, 2018 to Oct 24, 2018
Venue: Congress Center Basel
Location: Basel,  Switzerland
Date: Oct 22, 2018 to Oct 25, 2018
Venue: Couvent des Jacobins
Location: Rennes,  France
Date: Oct 23, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Invasive Plant & Pest Council, and Texas Invasive Species Insitute
Venue: UT-Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Location: Austin, Texas 
Date: Oct 23, 2018 to Oct 25, 2018
Sponsor: Natural Areas Association
Venue: Indiana Memorial Union (IMU)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana 
Date: Oct 23, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018
Sponsor: National Pest Management Association
Venue: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Location: Orlando, Florida 
Date: Oct 23, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
Sponsor: The supporting partners are the USDA, Forest Service, the State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China, and the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Science.
Venue: Forest Pathology Laboratory and in the grounds of Beijing Forestry University (BFU)
Location: Beijing,  China
Contact: Mr. Chunxu Han
Notes: Held in conjunction with the China National Forest Protection Congress
Date: Oct 23, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018
Sponsor: World Aquaculture Society
Venue: Agora Bogota Convention Center
Location: Bogota,  Colombia
Date: Oct 24, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018
Venue: Hotel Murano
Location: Tacoma, Washington 
Date: Oct 24, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018
Venue: Hotel Murano
Location: Tacoma, Washington 
Date: Oct 24, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018
Venue: American Museum of Natural History
Location: New York, New York 
Date: Oct 24, 2018 to Oct 31, 2018
Sponsor: Organized by representatives from Bat Conservation International, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. National Park Service, Organization for Bat Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Lubee Bat Conservancy, Canadian Wildlife Federation, Parks Canada Agency,
Location: Nationwide,  U.S.
Notes: When invasive plants move in, they push out native plants. Remove non-native invasive plants, and plant a native bat garden that will attract insects that bats like to eat.
Date: Oct 28, 2018 to Oct 30, 2018
Sponsor: Utah Mosquito Abatement Association
Venue: Ogden Eccles Conference Center ​
Location: Ogden, Utah 
Date: Oct 29, 2018 to Oct 31, 2018
Location: San Diego, California 

November 2018

Date: Nov 02, 2018 to Nov 03, 2018
Venue: Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
Location: State College, Pennsylvania 
Date: Nov 05, 2018 to Nov 06, 2018
Venue: Hotel Irvine
Location: Irvine, California 
Date: Nov 07, 2018 to Nov 08, 2018
Venue: To be announced
Location: Rotterdam,  The Netherlands
Contact: Dan Chapman
Date: Nov 07, 2018 to Nov 10, 2018
Venue: Monterey Hyatt Regency
Location: Monterey, California 
Phone: 510-843-3902
Date: Nov 09, 2018 to Nov 12, 2018
Location: Vienna,  Austria
Date: Nov 09, 2018 to Nov 10, 2018
Sponsor: Hosted by Entomological Society of America (ESA), the Entomological Society of Canada (ESC), and the Entomological Society of British Columbia (ESBC)
Location: Vancouver,  British Columbia
Notes: This "Invasive Insects Grand Challenges Summit" will be held immediately prior to the Joint Annual Meeting of ESA, ESC, and ESBC held November 11-14 in Vancouver.
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
Notes: Entomology 2018
Date: Nov 13, 2018 to Nov 15, 2018
Sponsor: Alaska Committee for Noxious and Invasive Pest Management
Venue: Lands End Resort
Location: Homer, Alaska 
Notes: "The workshop is a forum for discussing invasive species management activities within the state, offers expert presentations about emerging invasive species science and management issues, and training for new and experienced invasive species managers alike."
Date: Nov 13, 2018 to Nov 14, 2018
Sponsor: British Crop Protection Council
Venue: Hilton Brighton Metropole
Location: Brighton,  United Kingdom
Date: Nov 19, 2018 to Nov 22, 2018
Sponsor: Canadian Weed Science Society
Venue: Marriott on the Falls
Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada
Date: Nov 25, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018
Venue: Stellenbosch University
Location: Stellenbosch,  South Africa

December 2018

Date: Dec 03, 2018 to Dec 07, 2018
Sponsor: University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Venue: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel
Location: Washington, DC 
Contact: Kristin Zupancic
Phone: (352) 294-3582
Date: Dec 04, 2018 to Dec 06, 2018
Sponsor: Oregon Department of Agriculture
Venue: LaSells Stewart Center
Location: Corvallis, Oregon 
Date: Dec 04, 2018 to Dec 06, 2018
Sponsor: Oregon Department of Agriculture Noxious Weed Control Program
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis
Location: Corvallis, Oregon 
Contact: Tristen Berg
Phone: 503-986-4622
Date: Dec 08, 2018 to Dec 13, 2018
Sponsor: Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) and the Coastal States Organization (CSO)
Venue: Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Location: Long Beach, California 
Contact: Courtney Lewis
Phone: 703-524-0248 ext. 5
Date: Dec 10, 2018 to Dec 14, 2018
Sponsor: New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society
Venue: Rutherford Hotel
Location: Nelson, Victoria Australia
Date: Dec 10, 2018 to Dec 14, 2018
Sponsor: New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society
Venue: Rutherford Hotel
Location: Nelson, Victoria Australia
Date: Dec 12, 2018 to Dec 14, 2018
Venue: Gaylord Opryland Hotel
Location: Nashville, Tennessee 
Contact: Steven Manning
Phone: 615-969-1309
Date: Dec 13, 2018
Sponsor: Washington Invasive Species Council
Venue: Natural Resources Building, Room 172
Location: Olympia, Washington 
Notes: 9:00am - 3:00pm

January 2019

2019 83rd Annual Purdue University Pest Management Conference

Date: Jan 07, 2019 to Jan 09, 2019
Sponsor: Purdue University
Location: Lafayette, Indiana 
Notes: Details forthcoming
Date: Jan 08, 2019 to Jan 10, 2019
Sponsor: Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society
Venue: The Desmond
Location: Albany, New York 
Date: Jan 08, 2019 to Jan 10, 2019
Venue: Delta Hotels Baltimore
Location: Hunt Valley, Maryland 
Notes: See also: http://neppsc.org/
Date: Jan 08, 2019
Sponsor: USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station
Venue: Loews Annapolis Hotel
Location: Annapolis, Maryland 
Date: Jan 09, 2019 to Jan 11, 2019
Venue: Hilton Portland
Location: Portland, Oregon 
Notes: Conference session on Invasive Species.
Date: Jan 23, 2019 to Jan 25, 2019
Sponsor: California Weed Science Society
Venue: Hyatt Regency
Location: Sacremento, California 
Date: Jan 30, 2019 to Jan 31, 2019
Sponsor: Michigan Mosquito Control Association
Venue: Radisson Lansing Hotel at the Capitol
Location: Bay City, Michigan 
Phone: 989-894-4555

February 2019

Date: Feb 05, 2019 to Aug 07, 2019
Sponsor: River Restoration Northwest
Venue: Skamania Lodge Resort
Location: Stevenson, Washington 
Date: Feb 05, 2019 to Feb 07, 2019
Sponsor: Tamarisk Coalition and the Desert Botanical Garden
Venue: Desert Botanical Garden
Location: Phoenix, Arizona 
Phone: 970-256-7400
Date: Feb 05, 2019 to Feb 07, 2019
Venue: Tan-Tar-A Resort
Location: Osage Beach, Missouri 
Date: Feb 10, 2019 to Feb 14, 2019
Sponsor: Society for Range Management
Venue: Hilton Hotel
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Notes: Theme: Gateway to the Prairie
Date: Feb 11, 2019 to Feb 15, 2019
Location: Rottnest Island,  Western Australia
Contact: Derek Ball
Notes: Theme: Finding the Balance
Date: Feb 11, 2019 to Feb 14, 2019
Venue: New Orleans Sheraton
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 
Date: Feb 11, 2019 to Feb 15, 2019
Venue: Dena'ina Center
Location: Anchorage, Alaska 
Date: Feb 19, 2019 to Feb 21, 2019
Sponsor: Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan
Venue: Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba,  Canada

March 2019

Date: Mar 06, 2019 to Mar 10, 2019
Sponsor: World Aquaculture Society
Venue: Marriott New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 
Date: Mar 06, 2019 to Mar 07, 2019
Sponsor: Ecological Landscape Association
Venue: To be determined
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts 
Date: Mar 11, 2019 to Mar 14, 2019
Sponsor: Western Society of Weed Science
Venue: Grand Hyatt Denver
Location: Denver, Colorado 

April 2019

Date: Apr 03, 2019 to Apr 06, 2019
Location: Memphis, Tennessee 
Date: Apr 24, 2019 to Apr 29, 2019
Sponsor: Global Land Programme
Venue: To be determined
Location: Bern,  Switzerland
Notes: Details forthcoming. Sponsor previously named Global Land Project.
Date: Apr 28, 2019 to May 01, 2019
Sponsor: European Society for Virology
Location: Rotterdam,  Netherlands
Email: info@eusv.eu

May 2019

Date: May 06, 2019 to May 09, 2019
Sponsor: International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
Venue: National Museum of Natural Science
Location: Taichung,  Taiwan
Date: May 23, 2019 to Jun 03, 2019
Venue: Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall
Location: Colombo,  Sri Lanka

July 2019

Date: Jul 01, 2019 to Jul 06, 2019
Sponsor: Society for Island Biology (SIB)
Location: La Rénion / Mascarene Islands,  
Notes: Date is tentative. Session topics to be announced.
Date: Jul 01, 2019
Venue: To be determined
Contact: Dr Dan Friess (Mangrove Lab, National University of Singapore)
Phone: See: https://twitter.com/danfriess
Notes: Exact date in 2019 and location to be determined.
Date: Jul 01, 2019
Venue: Kruger National Park
Notes: Dates to be determined. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpeciesOnTheM/
Date: Jul 07, 2019 to Jul 11, 2019
Sponsor: World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology
Venue: Monona Terrace
Location: Madison, Wisconsin 
Date: Jul 13, 2019 to Jul 19, 2019
Venue: Double Tree Hilton Hotel
Location: San Diego, California 
Date: Jul 14, 2019 to Jul 18, 2019
Venue: To be determined
Location: Glasgow,  Scotland
Date: Jul 15, 2019 to Jul 19, 2019
Sponsor: Institute of Microbiology of the San Francisco de Quito University (USFQ) in cooperation with the USFQ’s Galapagos Academic Institute for the Arts and the Sciences (GAIAS).
Venue: Conventions Center Charles Darwin
Location: San Cristobal island - Galapagos Archipelago,  Ecuador
Notes: The program will address the topics of modern tools for sandflies studies, ecology and epidemiology, systematics and phylogeny, vector and parasite interactions, and sandflies control.
Date: Jul 22, 2019 to Jul 25, 2019
Venue: The Tropicana Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada 
Date: Jul 27, 2019 to Jul 31, 2019
Sponsor: Botanical Society of America
Location: Tucson, Arizona 
Notes: Venue to be determined
Date: Jul 28, 2019 to Aug 01, 2019
Sponsor: Society for Invertebrate Pathology
Venue: To be announced
Location: Valencia,  Spain
Contact: Juan Ferre
Date: Jul 28, 2019 to Jul 31, 2019
Venue: To be announced
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
Date: Jul 28, 2019 to Jul 31, 2019
Venue: To be determined
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

August 2019

Date: Aug 04, 2019 to Aug 07, 2019
Sponsor: American Phytopathological Society
Location: Cleveland, Ohio 
Phone: 651-454-7250
Date: Aug 11, 2019 to Aug 16, 2019
Venue: Kentucky International Convention Center
Location: Louisville, Kentucky 

September 2019

Date: Sep 16, 2019 to Sep 20, 2019
Sponsor: Scientific Committee of Aphidophaga; International Organization of Biological Control (IOBC)
Venue: University of Quebec at Montreal
Location: Montreal,  Canada
Phone: +1-514-987-3000 ext. 3367#
Notes: See also: http://www.aphidophaga.org/
Date: Sep 29, 2019 to Oct 03, 2019
Sponsor: The Wildlife Society
Venue: To be determined
Location: Reno, Nevada 
Phone: 301-897-9770

October 2019

Date: Oct 08, 2019 to Oct 10, 2019
Sponsor: Natural Areas Association and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Venue: Pittsburgh Sheraton
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
Date: Oct 11, 2019 to Oct 16, 2019
Sponsor: Association of Biosafety and Biosecurity
Venue: Memphis Convention Center
Location: Memphis, Tennessee 
Date: Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 23, 2019
Venue: Congress Center Basel
Location: Basel,  Switzerland
Date: Oct 24, 2019 to Oct 31, 2019
Sponsor: Organized by representatives from Bat Conservation International, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. National Park Service, Organization for Bat Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Lubee Bat Conservancy, Canadian Wildlife Federation, Parks Canada Agency,
Location: Nationwide,  U.S.
Notes: When invasive plants move in, they push out native plants. Remove non-native invasive plants, and plant a native bat garden that will attract insects that bats like to eat.

November 2019

Date: Nov 10, 2019 to Nov 14, 2019
Sponsor: International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences (IAPPS)
Location: Hyderabad, Telangana India
Notes: Climate change thematic area includes sessions on invasive species and emerging pests.
Date: Nov 17, 2019 to Nov 20, 2019
Sponsor: Entomological Society of America
Venue: To be determined
Location: St. Louis, Missouri 

January 2020

Date: Jan 01, 2020
Contact: William H. Robinson
Notes: Date and details to be announced.
Date: Jan 22, 2020 to Jan 24, 2020
Sponsor: California Weed Science Society
Venue: Portola Hotel and Spa
Location: Monterey, California 

February 2020

Date: Feb 09, 2020 to Feb 20, 2020
Sponsor: World Aquaculture Society
Venue: Hawaii Convention Center
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 
Date: Feb 16, 2020 to Feb 21, 2020
Sponsor: Society for Range Management
Venue: To be determined
Location: Denver, Colorado 

March 2020

Date: Mar 23, 2020 to Mar 26, 2020
Venue: Banff Centre
Location: Banff, Alberta Canada
Date: Mar 25, 2020 to Mar 28, 2020
Location: Jacksonville, Florida 

August 2020

Date: Aug 02, 2020 to Aug 07, 2020
Sponsor: Ecological Society of America
Venue: Salt Palace Convention Center
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah 
Date: Aug 10, 2020 to Aug 13, 2020
Venue: Rosen Plaza Hotel
Location: Orlando, Florida 

September 2020

Date: Sep 01, 2020
Sponsor: INTECOL Wetland Working Group (WWG)
Location: Christchurch,  New Zealand
Notes: Dates and venue to be determined. Tentative conference theme: Traditional knowledge and innovative science in wetland research and management.

October 2020

Date: Oct 19, 2020 to Oct 21, 2020
Venue: Congress Center Basel
Location: Basel,  Switzerland
Date: Oct 30, 2020 to Nov 04, 2020
Sponsor: Association of Biosafety and Biosecurity
Venue: J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
Location: Phoenix, Arizona 

November 2020

Date: Nov 15, 2020 to Nov 18, 2020
Sponsor: Entomological Society of America
Venue: To be determined
Location: Orlando, Florida 

March 2021

Date: Mar 24, 2021 to Mar 27, 2021
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee 

October 2021

Date: Oct 18, 2021 to Oct 21, 2021
Venue: Congress Center Basel
Location: Basel,  Switzerland

November 2021

Date: Nov 14, 2021 to Nov 17, 2021
Sponsor: Entomological Society of America
Venue: To be determined
Location: Denver, Colorado