The Texas Invasive Plant and Pest Conference is a professional level meeting including keynote speakers, concurrent sessions (with multiple presentations), workshops, field trips, poster sessions, and symposia designed to serve researchers, students, naturalists, the weed and pest management industry, land managers, state and federal agencies, local governments, other natural resource professionals, and anyone else with an interest in Texas' invasive species. Please plan to attend!
Abstracts for poster and oral presentations on subjects relating to invasive species are now being accepted. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday, September 28, 2018.
Call for Papers: more information (pdf). (NOTE: doesn't include change of submission deadline)
Submission of symposia proposals closed August 31.
The registration fee covers breakfast and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, the social, and the banquet.
Early registration by Friday, September 28: $75 student, $175 non-student. After September 28: $85 student, $200 non-student.
To register by check, download the mail-in registration form. (note that the earlybird deadline is incorrect on the form.)
We have four fantastic field trips and one wonderful workshop lined up for your enjoyment and edification. Some field trips require an additional fee. Please click here for descriptions and here to download the descriptions (pdf).
CEUs will be available for:
Submission of Student Travel Grant applications closed August 31.
A limited number of sponsorships are available at each of four levels:
The deadline for sponsorhip is Friday, September 28. More information.
A limited number of Exhibitor spaces are available: a $300 fee for tabletop exhibits that include one table and two chairs, or a $500 fee for space for a free-standing exhibit, with electricity. The deadline for submitting a request to exhibit is Friday, September 28. More information. (Scroll to the second page.)
Note: government employees should request government rates when making a reservation, and bring apppropriate paperwork.
Holiday Inn Express Austin SW – Sunset Valley
4892 Hwy 290 West, Sunset Valley TX
* King: $135.99 (5 rooms)
* Two Queens: $145.75 (15 rooms)
* To reserve: call 1-800-holiday, 1-800-465-4329, or 1-512-891-9500, or register online. Use Group Code TIP. Reserve no later than 10/1/2018.
La Quinta Inn & Suites -- Austin Southwest
4424 S. Mopac Service Rd, Austin TX
* King: $140 (5 rooms)
* Two queens: $140 (15 rooms) [yes, same price]
* To reserve: Contact the hotel directly or the Group Desk at 1-866-527-1498 Option 1 and ask for the special rate for TIPPC. Reserve no later than 9/27/2018.
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