Symposium Registration


Save the date! Oct. 15-18, 2019 in Riverside.

Registration will open in spring. We look forward to seeing you.

Cal-IPC Members receive discounted registration. Join now and get the discount!

Schedule for 2019:

Tues., Oct. 15: Training Sessions (Optional, some with added fee)

  • 9 am – Noon: WMA Statewide Meeting (no cost)
  • 1 – 5 pm: Calflora Weed Manager ($50 members/$75 non-members)
  • 1 – 5 pm: BMPs for Planning Your Organization’s Invasive Plant Management ($50 members/$75 non-members)
  • 5 – 6:30 pm: Dinner break/Convention Center reception (no cost)
  • 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Laws and Regs (no cost)
  • 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Discussion on Engaging Diversity (no cost)
2018 Symposium Phytophthora Training

Demo training session at the 2018 Cal-IPC Symposium, Best Practice for Controlling Phytophthora in Restoration

Wed. & Thurs., Oct. 16-17: Main Conference & Sessions

Fri., Oct. 18: Field Trips (Optional, added fee)

  • Santa Rosa Plateau (Full day, $50) – Experience a unique ecological mosaic caused by basaltic soil beneath perennial grasslands, oak woodland, coastal sage scrub, and vernal pools, with discussion of Native American history and current grassland management tools.
  • Santa Ana River and Tributaries (Full day, $50) – From wild pigs to homeless sites, urban rivers face unique challenges for restoration. Tamarisk, Arundo, fountaingrass, and Saharan mustard are being controlled along tributaries and higher in the watershed.
  • Mill Creek Canyon (Half day, $25) – Partners working together to control tree-of-heaven and Spanish broom, support successful post-fire recovery, and collaborate with the community.

We will apply to the Cal. Dept. of Pesticide Regulation for continuing education units for licensed applicators, including 2 hours of Laws & Regulations. Number of units will be posted on this page as soon as they are available.



  • Member: $320 early bird / $345 regular / $345 late
  • Non-Member: $370 early bird / $395 regular / $420 late
  • Presenter: $295 early bird / $320 regular / $345 late
  • Student: $50 early bird / $65 regular / $80 late (in degree program or 1 year post grad)
  • Student Presenter: $25 early bird / $40 regular / $55 late
  • Symposium Volunteer: $195 (while space lasts, 5 hours work expected, with approval of Cal-IPC staff in advance)


Registration includes: Tues. evening reception, Laws & Regs session or discussion, all sessions Wed. & Thurs., breakfast, lunch, and banquet dinner on Wed., breakfast Thurs., Full-day Field Trips include lunch.

Refund policy: Full refund to requests received by Sept. 17. A partial refund of 50% will be given to requests received by Sept. 24. No refunds after Sept. 24.

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