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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 02, 2018 to Jul 06, 2018
Venue: University of Saint Andrews
Location: Fife,  Scotland
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 08, 2018 to Jul 14, 2018
Venue: Nature centers, natural areas, lakes, rivers, agricultural lands, parks, campgrounds, institutions of higher learning, natural history museums…
Notes: Theme: Stop the Invasion: Protect New York from Invasive Species. New York communities and organizations celebrate Invasive Species Awareness Week. Learn about the issues surrounding invasive species (both plant and animal, aquatic and terrestrial) and about the importance of native biodiversity in New York by attending workshops, field trips, lectures, and control parties.
Date: Jul 10, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. National Arboretum and U.S. Forest Service
Venue: U.S. National Arboretum
Location: Washington, D.C. 
Notes: An Integrated Approach to Managing the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer Using Biological Control and Systemic Insecticides to Protect North American Ash Resources. National and regional experts will share their most recent findings on EAB biology and management and answer your questions. Biological control will be featured. The workshop will conclude with a field release of EAB parasitoids at the arboretum.
Date: Jul 11, 2018 to Jul 15, 2018
Venue: Carleton University
Location: Ottawa,  Canada
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 12, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018
Location: Paris,  France
Date: Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 17, 2018
Venue: Hilton Eugene
Location: Eugene, Oregon 
Phone: 208-331-9431
Date: Jul 13, 2018 to Jul 18, 2018
Sponsor: American Society of Plant Biologists
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 17, 2018 to Jul 19, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (VCAFS)
Venue: The Alexandrian
Location: Alexandria, Virginia 
Date: Jul 17, 2018
Venue: The Alexandrian
Location: Alexandria, Virginia 
Contact: Ray Fernald
Phone: (804)367-8364
Notes: The MAPAIS meeting will be in conjunction with the International Snakehead Symposium, July 17-19, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia.
Date: Jul 17, 2018 to Jul 18, 2018
Sponsor: Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (ECISMA)
Venue: Long Key Nature Center
Location: Davie, Florida 
Notes: More info: evergladescisma.org
Date: Jul 17, 2018
Sponsor: Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association (MICRA)
Venue: The Alexandrian
Location: Old Town Alexandria, Virginia 
Notes: The 1-day panel coordination meeting is being held in conjunction with the First International Snakehead Symposium scheduled for July 17-19.
Date: Jul 17, 2018 to Jul 21, 2018
Sponsor: International Association for Society and Natural Resources
Venue: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah 
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 24, 2018
Venue: Marlborough Convention Center and ASB Theatre Marlborough
Location: Blenheim,  New Zealand
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 26, 2018 to Jul 27, 2018
Location: Melbourne,  Australia
Date: Jul 26, 2018 to Jul 28, 2018
Sponsor: National Trappers Association
Venue: Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds
Location: Escanaba, Michigan 
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 29, 2018 to Aug 01, 2018
Venue: Albuquerque Convention Center
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico 
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
Sponsor: Wildlife Disease Association / University of Florida Extension
Venue: World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort
Location: St. Augustine, Florida 
Date: Aug 05, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
Venue: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 
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 14, 2018 to Aug 18, 2018
Venue: Gamma Fiesta Americana Xalapa Nubara Hotel
Location: Xalapa, Veracruz Mexico
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 24, 2018
Sponsor: International Association for Plant Biotechnology
Venue: Convention Centre Dublin
Location: Dublin,  Ireland
Date: Aug 19, 2018 to Aug 23, 2018
Sponsor: Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America
Venue: Libertador Hotel
Location: Aruquipa,  Peru
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 30, 2018
Venue: New Orleans Marriott
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 
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 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: 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 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: Royal Marine Hotel
Location: Dun Laoghaire, Dublin,  Ireland
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 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 06, 2018
Sponsor: Washington Invasive Species Council
Venue: Natural Resources Building, Room 172
Location: Olympia, Washington 
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 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
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 12, 2018 to Sep 14, 2018
Location: Cambridge,  United Kingdom
Date: Sep 15, 2018 to Sep 16, 2018
Sponsor: Co-sponsored by Co-sponsored by the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems at University of Maryland Baltimore County and the Mid-Atlantic Invasive Plant Council
Venue: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Location: Baltimore, Maryland 
Notes: Theme: The Times are A'Changin': Threats to Maryland's Native Plant Communities. "This year's conference will highlight two of the major threats to Maryland's natural communities -- invasive species and climate change -- and remind us that, without intervention, our native biota will continue to decline and disappear."
Date: Sep 17, 2018 to Sep 19, 2018
Venue: Bayfront Convention Center
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania 
Date: Sep 18, 2018 to Sep 21, 2018
Venue: Santa Maria in Gradi
Location: Viterbo,  Italy
Notes: Theme: ‘Natural and Managed Beech Forests as Reference Ecosystems for the Sustainable Management of Forest Resources and the Conservation of Biodiversity’
Date: Sep 22, 2018
Sponsor: Coordinated by National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)
Notes: 2018 National Public Lands Day is focused on resilience and restoration. Volunteers can plant trees and native vegetation, build and refurbish trails, remove trash and invasive plants, repair bridges, restore historic structures, monitor endangered species, and restore habitats.
Date: Sep 23, 2018 to Sep 26, 2018
Venue: Nombolo Mdluli Conference Centre, Skukuza Rest Camp
Location: Kruger National Park,  South Africa
Date: Sep 23, 2018 to Sep 26, 2018
Sponsor: Australian Entomological Society
Location: Alice Springs, Northern Territory Australia
Date: Sep 25, 2018 to Sep 28, 2018
Venue: University of Queensland
Location: Brisbane,  Australia
Notes: Proposed themes cover invasive species topics.
Date: Sep 27, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
Venue: Hotel Le Meridien
Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka India
Notes: Biological Control of Invasive Pests and Weeds is one of the conference's subthemes
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 09, 2018 to Oct 12, 2018
Location: Sursee,  Switzerland
Notes: "Alien pests and pathogens of woody plants can have significant impact on biodiversity, the economy and ecosystem services." "Sentinel plantings are a relatively new tool for the detection, identification and risk assessment of potentially harmful species in the exporting [countries], allowing better prevention and management in the importing [countries]." The conference will cover recent research and "provide suggestions for the design of sentinel plantings" and "identification of pests and pathogens."
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 Ecological Restoration (SW) and Society of Wetland Scientists (PNW Chapter)
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
Venue: To be announced
Location: Washington, DC 
Contact: Kelly Rourke
Phone: 415-362-1137
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
Sponsor: North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) and the National Plant Protection Organization
Venue: Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa
Location: Tucson, Arizona 
Contact: Sofia Baez
Date: Oct 22, 2018 to Oct 25, 2018
Venue: Couvent des Jacobins
Location: Rennes,  France
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 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: National Pest Management Association
Venue: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Location: Orlando, Florida 
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 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 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 24, 2018 to Oct 26, 2018
Venue: American Museum of Natural History
Location: New York, New York 
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 04, 2018 to Nov 08, 2018
Sponsor: Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Aquaculture (INCAR), the Aquaculture Institute of the Austral University of Chile, the Magallanes University, and the Technological Salmon Institute S.A.
Venue: Dreams Hotel
Location: Punta Arenas,  Chile
Date: Nov 06, 2018 to Nov 08, 2018
Sponsor: National Gypsy Moth Management Board
Venue: Embassy Suites by Hilton Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana 
Date: Nov 06, 2018 to Nov 07, 2018
Venue: Hotel Irvine
Location: Irvine, California 
Contact: Leigh Greenwood
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 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 09, 2018 to Nov 12, 2018
Location: Vienna,  Austria
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: Land's End Resort
Location: Homer, Alaska 
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 19, 2018 to Nov 22, 2018
Venue: Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel
Date: Nov 25, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018
Venue: Stellenbosch University
Location: Stellenbosch,  South Africa
Date: Nov 26, 2018 to Nov 27, 2018
Venue: Omni La Mansión del Rio
Location: San Antonio, Texas 

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 Noxious Weed Control Program
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Corvallis
Location: Corvallis, Oregon 
Contact: Tristen Berg
Phone: 503-986-4622
Date: Dec 04, 2018 to Dec 06, 2018
Sponsor: Oregon Department of Agriculture
Venue: LaSells Stewart Center
Location: Corvallis, Oregon 
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 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

Date: Jan 06, 2019 to Jan 09, 2019
Venue: Hyatt Regency at the Arch
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri 
Date: Jan 07, 2019 to Jan 09, 2019
Sponsor: North Dakota Weed Control Association
Venue: Ramada Inn - Bismarck
Location: Bismarck, North Dakota 

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
Sponsor: USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station
Venue: Loews Annapolis Hotel
Location: Annapolis, Maryland 
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 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 Feb 07, 2019
Sponsor: Tamarisk Coalition and the Desert Botanical Garden
Venue: Desert Botanical Garden
Location: Phoenix, Arizona 
Phone: 970-256-7400
Notes: Tamarisk Coalition changed name to RiversEdge West
Date: Feb 05, 2019 to Feb 07, 2019
Venue: Tan-Tar-A Resort
Location: Osage Beach, Missouri 
Date: Feb 05, 2019 to Aug 07, 2019
Sponsor: River Restoration Northwest
Venue: Skamania Lodge Resort
Location: Stevenson, Washington 
Date: Feb 07, 2019
Sponsor: Invasive Non-Native Specialists Association
Venue: The Riverside Centre - Pride Park
Location: Derby,  England
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 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 11, 2019 to Feb 15, 2019
Location: Rottnest Island,  Western Australia
Contact: Derek Ball
Notes: Theme: Finding the Balance
Date: Feb 12, 2019 to Feb 14, 2019
Sponsor: Canadian Council on Invasive Species
Venue: Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
Location: Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Notes: Join leaders from across Canada to improve coordination and information sharing on invasive species prevention and management.
Date: Feb 14, 2019 to Feb 17, 2019
Location: Washington, DC 
Notes: Theme: Science Transcending Boundaries. Program to be announced.
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
Date: Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 22, 2019
Venue: Holiday Inn Paris Montparnasse
Location: Paris,  France
Notes: Call For Papers topics include Invasive Species.

March 2019

Date: Mar 06, 2019 to Mar 07, 2019
Sponsor: Ecological Landscape Association
Venue: To be determined
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts 
Date: Mar 06, 2019 to Mar 10, 2019
Sponsor: World Aquaculture Society
Venue: Marriott New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana 
Date: Mar 11, 2019 to Mar 14, 2019
Sponsor: Western Society of Weed Science
Venue: Grand Hyatt Denver
Location: Denver, Colorado 
Date: Mar 12, 2019 to Mar 16, 2019
Sponsor: California Citrus Research Board
Venue: Riverside Convention Center
Location: Riverside, California 
Notes: The IRCHLB VI will be preceded by the 21st International Organization of Citrus Virologists Conference being held March 10-12, 2019, also in Riverside. [2019 conference Website in process.]
Date: Mar 12, 2019 to Mar 17, 2019
Sponsor: Genetics Society of America
Venue: Asilomar Conference Grounds
Location: Pacific Grove, California 

April 2019

Date: Apr 03, 2019 to Apr 06, 2019
Location: Memphis, Tennessee 
Date: Apr 14, 2019 to Apr 16, 2019
Venue: Mystic Marriott Hotel
Location: Groveton, Connecticut 

2019 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Science Conference (GEER 2019)

Date: Apr 22, 2019 to Apr 25, 2019
Venue: Marriott Fort Lauderdale & Coral Springs
Location: Coral Springs, Florida 
Notes: "GEER 2019 will address the most pressing and complex science issues that we face now and into the future of restoration – a future that includes uncertain climate patterns, threats from invasive species, altered hydrology, development pressure, and degraded water quality."
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 08, 2019 to May 11, 2019
Sponsor: Society of Ethnobiology
Venue: University of British Columbia
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Contact: Dr. Liz Olson
Date: May 13, 2019 to May 17, 2019
Location: Seoul,  Korea
Date: May 23, 2019 to Jun 03, 2019
Venue: Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall
Location: Colombo,  Sri Lanka

June 2019

Date: Jun 17, 2019 to Jun 20, 2019
Venue: Asilomar Conference Grounds
Location: Asilomar, California 

July 2019

Date: Jul 01, 2019
Venue: Kruger National Park
Notes: Dates to be determined. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpeciesOnTheM/
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 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 21, 2019 to Jul 25, 2019
Sponsor: Society for Conservation Biology
Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Location: Kuala Lumpur,  Malaysia
Notes: Conference theme: "Conservation Beyond Boundaries: Connecting Biodiversity with Communities, Governments and Stakeholders."
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 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 
Date: Jul 28, 2019 to Aug 01, 2019
Sponsor: Society for Invertebrate Pathology
Venue: To be announced
Location: Valencia,  Spain
Contact: Juan Ferre

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.
Date: Oct 27, 2019 to Oct 31, 2019
Venue: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal
Location: Montreal , Quebec Canada
Phone: 800-868-8776 (North America)

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 

December 2019

Date: Dec 09, 2019 to Dec 12, 2019
Venue: Coeur d'Alene Resort
Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 
Notes: NRIPC/IPC/EPPC Innovations in Invasive Species Conference

January 2020

Date: Jan 01, 2020
Sponsor: International Society of Citriculture
Venue: Yenisehir Ataturk Cultural and Congress Center
Notes: Dates to be determined.
Date: Jan 01, 2020
Sponsor: International Weed Science Society
Location: Bangkok,  Thailand
Notes: Dates and venue to be determined.
Date: Jan 01, 2020
Contact: William H. Robinson
Notes: Date and details to be announced.
Date: Jan 05, 2020 to Jan 08, 2020
Venue: Hyatt Regency
Location: Greenville, South Carolina 
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

2020 10th Meeting of the Tephritid Workers of Western Hemisphere (TWWH)

Date: Mar 16, 2020 to Mar 20, 2020
Location: Botota,  Colombia
Contact: Teresa Vera
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 

May 2020

Date: May 13, 2020 to May 16, 2020
Sponsor: Society of Ethnobiology
Venue: Southern Utah University
Location: Cedar City, Utah 
Date: May 20, 2020 to May 22, 2020
Sponsor: International Society for Horticultural Science
Venue: To be announced
Location: Torino,  Italy

June 2020

Date: Jun 11, 2020 to Jun 19, 2020
Sponsor: The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature
Venue: Marseille’s Parc Chanot
Location: Marseille,  France
Contact: Goska Bonnaveira
Phone: +41 79 276 01 85
Notes: Hosted every four years. Program and topics to be announced. "The IUCN Congress will be central in mobilising the international community ahead of critical decisions to be taken later that year regarding global efforts to tackle biodiversity loss and climate change."

July 2020

Date: Jul 19, 2020 to Jul 24, 2020
Sponsor: International Congress of Zoology
Venue: Century City Convention Centre
Location: Cape Town,  South Africa
Contact: Liza Monteiro

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 

2020 2nd Symposium of TAAO (Tephritid Workers of Asia, Australia and Oceania)

Date: Aug 18, 2020 to Aug 21, 2020
Location: Beijing,  China
Contact: Alvin Hee, TAAO Chair

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 04, 2020 to Oct 08, 2020
Location: La Grande Motte,  France
Contact: Marc De Meyer, TEAM Chari
Date: Oct 19, 2020 to Oct 21, 2020
Venue: Congress Center Basel
Location: Basel,  Switzerland
Date: Oct 25, 2020 to Oct 30, 2020
Sponsor: Organized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; and Animal Production Society of Kenya
Location: Nairobi,  Kenya
Contact: Kenya Agricultural and Research Livestock Organization
Notes: Congress theme: “Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods."
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