Symposium Registration

View from space of California during 2017 Fires, with header text Cal-IPC Symposium Oct 28-30, 2020

Join us for the annual Cal-IPC Symposium: online, Oct. 27-30, 2020. Registration now open!

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 session talks, discussion groups, and posters covering a wide range of topics related to invasive plant biology and management. Our online format will include opportunities to chat with sponsors/exhibitors, engage during discussion groups, talk to poster presenters, and create video meetups with friends and colleagues.



  • Recovery and resilience: Invasive plant management in a global context
  • Fire, forest pest, and weeds: How climate change may alter our forests forever
  • Progress! Invasive plant management success stories across California


  • Statewide WMA Meeting Join representatives from California’s Weed Management Areas (WMAs) to learn about securing grants, designing projects, researching plants, selecting tools, reporting finds, acquiring permits, and engaging communities.
  • Herbicide Laws and Regulations
  • Early Career Panel – Students & early career professionals, learn more about careers in weed management with representatives from a variety of fields including non-profits, academia, consulting, and the government.
  • Virtual Poster Session – Join in discussion with poster presenters.
  • Online Exhibitor Gallery – Connect with sponsors and exhibitors.
  • Online Auction – Bid on items to help support Cal-IPC programs.


Rates: Early bird through Sept. 1. Registration deadline Oct. 26, 5 pm.

Member: $75 early bird / $100 regular
Non-Member: $100 early bird / $125 regular
Student Member: $25 early bird / $40 regular
Student Non-Member: $40 early bird / $55 regular
Presenter: $25 early bird / $40 regular
Student Presenter  $0 early bird / $15 regular


Additional Costs/Discounts:

Extra charge for processing DPR continuing education credits: $50
Discount for attending SERCAL or CNGA: $25 (Discount code required)

REGISTER NOW with Partner Discount

Trouble with the form? Prefer to pay by check? Please download the Symposium Registration Form as PDF.

Return policy: Please purchase carefully. No refunds.


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