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Conferences and Events

Provides conferences and events information related to invasive species. The calendar displays events for the previous two years as they can be helpful in finding relevant experts and papers.

Please Note: If you would like to suggest an invasive species related conference or event to be included on our calendar, please Contact Us.
Events from this date forward:

August 2019

Date: Aug 03, 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:
Date: Sep 29, 2019 to Oct 03, 2019
Sponsor: The Wildlife Society
Venue: To be determined
Location: Reno, Nevada 
Phone: 301-897-9770
Date: Sep 30, 2019 to Oct 03, 2019
Sponsor: North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) Venue: Hilton Saratoga
Venue: Hilton Saratoga Springs (foothills of the Adirondacks)
Location: Saratoga Springs, New York 
Notes: The 2019 NAISMA Annual Conference is a joint conference with the New York Invasive Species Research Institute from Cornell University (NYISRI)

October 2019

Date: Oct 01, 2019
Venue: To be announced
Location: Beijing,  China
Notes: To be held late 2019. "Harnessing the power of cross-sector collaboration, the World Wilderness Congress involves leaders and citizens from government, business and finance, science, Indigenous and contemporary communities, culture and communications, the humanities, and the arts. With China as the 11th Congresses host, WILD11 promises to broaden interest and engagement in the conservation of wilderness and spark new opportunities for solutions that sustain nature and strengthen human well-being well into the future."
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 
Date: Nov 18, 2019 to Nov 22, 2019
Venue: Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Location: Tucson, Arizona 

December 2019

Date: Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 12, 2019
Sponsor: Conference is being hosted by the Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council (, the Northern Rockies Invasive Plant Council ( and Invasive Plant Control, Inc. (
Venue: Coeur d'Alene Resort
Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho