Symposium Registration

View of California and Nevada from space with header text 2020 Cal-IPC Symposium online Oct 28-30

Join us for the annual Cal-IPC Symposium: online, Oct. 28-30, 2020. Registration opens soon.

Connect with colleagues from across the state – and beyond – to get the latest updates on effective tools, relevant research, and strategic management approaches.


2019 Symposium Speakers breakout group BMP training Alene Spindel

Attendees to the Best Management Practices Training Session work together in a breakout group. Photo: Alene Spindel

Participate in three days of session talks, discussion groups, and posters will cover a wide range of topics related to invasive plant biology and management. More info to come soon.


  • Fire and stewardship where the Sierra, Cascades, and Central Valley meet, including Native American land management practices
  • Forest pests and weeds: How climate change may alter our forests forever
  • Progress! Invasive plant management success stories across California


  • Statewide WMA Meeting (no cost)
  • Trainings – Topics being considered include: Mapping; Communications; Management Tools of the Trade; Plant Identification; Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Conservation Field; Herbicides 101; and more.
  • Herbicide Laws and Regulations (incl. with reg.)
  • Early Career Networking Lunch – Students & early career professionals, sign up to learn more about careers in weed management with representatives from a variety of fields including non-profits, academia, consulting and the government.
  • Virtual Poster & Exhibit Session – Meet our exhibitors and join in discussion with poster presenters.
  • Online Auction – Final chance to bid on items to help support Cal-IPC programs.



Rates and deadlines will be posted when registration opens soon.

Registration includes: Laws & Regs session and all sessions Wed. & Thurs.


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