An official website of the United States government

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that’s been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted  — in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

You are here Back to top

Conferences and Events

Provides conferences and events information related to invasive species. We maintain conferences 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:

May 2020

Date: May 03, 2020 to May 08, 2020
Sponsor: Organized by the European Society of Nematology
Venue: Conference Centre of Antibes Juan-les-Pins
Location: Antibes Juan-les-Pins,  France
Notes: Theme: "Crossing borders: a world of nematode diversity and impact to discover"
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 
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 

December 2020

Date: Dec 13, 2020 to Dec 16, 2020
Venue: University of Auckland
Location: Auckland,  New Zealand
Notes: Details forthcoming.