Symposium Registration

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We look forward to seeing you Online for the 2022 Cal-IPC Symposium! Registration is now closed.

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Connect with colleagues and share the latest in invasive plant management.

Main Symposium: Online November 1-3

  • Session talks, discussion groups, and opportunities to connect with sponsors and colleagues
  • Statewide WMA Meeting – Representatives from California’s Weed Management Areas (WMAs) share information about securing grants, designing projects, researching plants, selecting tools, reporting finds, acquiring permits, and engaging communities. (1.5  “Other” DPR CE credits)
  • Herbicide Laws & Regulations (2 hours DPR CE credits)
  • Student/Early Career Panel – Learn more about careers in weed management with experts
  • Poster and Lightning Talk Session
  • EDRR Workshop
  • Exhibitor Gallery

DPR Credits: We have been approved for 12.5 “other” continuing education units for the Nov. 1-3 event from the California Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, in addition to 2 units fulfilling Laws & Regulations. Applicable sessions are marked on the Program Agenda.

Student Contest and Scholarships

Student presenters who choose to participate in our student contests for talks and posters receive feedback from expert reviewers. Cash prizes are awarded to top presenters!


Early Bird through Aug. 26/ Regular through Oct. 21 / Late through Oct. 31. Registration closes Oct. 31, 5pm.

  • Member: $75 early bird / $100 regular / $125 late
  • Non-Member: $100 early bird / $125 regular / $150 late
  • Student Member: $25 early bird / $40 regular / $55 late
  • Student Non-Member: $40 early bird / $55 regular / $70 late
  • Presenter – Submitted Abstract: $25
  • Presenter – Invited: $0
  • Presenter – Student: $0
  • *Financial Need: $0

Additional Costs/Discounts:

Charge for DPR continuing education credits: $50
Discount for attending SERCAL: Subtract $25 with discount code
*Financial Need: Cal-IPC is committed to creating equitable access to our resources. This free rate is designed for members of our community for whom the cost of registration would be a barrier to participation. Please fill out our survey form so we can report audience demographics to funders who support efforts to expand our audiences. The data gathered is completely anonymous but may be shared in aggregate form. Thank you!


Questions or concerns, please email

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