2022 Annual Meeting

2022 APMS 62nd Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency
Greenville, SC
July 18-22, 2022

Program Update:  The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society in Greenville, SC is rapidly approaching!  Our meeting planning and program committees have been hard at work putting together an exciting event. 

We will kick things off on the evening of Monday July 18th with the President’s Reception at Ink N Ivy, one of Greenville’s premier social spots.  Enjoy a taste of southern cuisine while catching up with old friends and colleagues.

Tuesday (July 19th) and Wednesday (July 20th) will feature a full day of presentations from the cutting edge of aquatic plant and algae management research.  Don’t miss our opening session highlighting the status of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and the outlook for future monitoring and management needs.  For special luncheon opportunities, have a look at our “events-at-a-glance” found below.

Don’t forget to join us Wednesday night for the APMS Awards Banquet, being held at Studio 220 @NOMA.   Guests will enjoy a delicious plated dinner while recognizing the great contributions of our APMS members.

Be sure to hang around on Thursday (July 21st), as we close out the conference with a demonstration session featuring technological advancements in management.

See the below “events at a glance” for more information on dates and times.  Event times are subject to change as the program is finalized.

Second Call for Papers:  Slots for oral and poster presentations are filling up quickly, so please submit your title and abstract as soon as possible.  Oral and poster presentations are solicited for original research on the biology or ecology of aquatic and wetland plants and algae, control methods (biological, chemical, cultural, mechanical) for invasive, exotic or nuisance plant or algal species, and restoration projects involving wetland or aquatic plants and algae. Presentation of original research will be given preference and should be indicated by including results in the abstract.  This year’s meeting will feature a special session discussing the status of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and the outlook for future monitoring and management needs.  Invited speakers and submitted talks will drive discussions of regional and national impacts of harmful algal blooms, needs for short- and long-term control strategies, and defining the society’s role in achieving meaningful results.  Oral presentations may include original research on the biology or ecology of harmful algae, control of HABs, and other similar topics.  Abstracts submitted for the special session should be indicated during the abstract submission process. The last day to submit abstracts is May 13th, 2022

Interested in submitting an abstract? Check out our Call for Papers.

We welcome you to attend this year’s meeting and take in all that the Society has to offer.

For more information on lodging or to book under the Society’s special room block rate, visit the Hyatt Regency website.

Meeting Registration

Registration:
 
Registration Rates:
  • Early Registration – $475 (ends June 17th at 11:59pm EDT)
  • Late Registration – $565
  • One-day Registration – $120
  • Guest Registration – $155
  • Student Paper Competition Registration – $0
  • Student Registration (non-competing) – $75 

Hotel Information

  • Hyatt Regency Greenville
    220 North Main Street
    Greenville, SC  29601
  • Hotel Reservations (special block rate through June 24th)

Call for Papers

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information

The Annual Meeting provides an excellent forum to exhibit products and services and interact with key people involved in aquatic plant management throughout the country.

COVID Considerations

The APMS Board of Directors is carefully monitoring the ever evolving COVID-19 pandemic, paying close attention to all CDC guidance. Our hope is that the 2022 conference will be our first chance for everyone to get back to an all in-person meeting, however we will be adjusting as needed as the conference nears. At the end of the day, the safety of our members and participants is of utmost importance we will doing all we can to make our meeting as safe as possible. We are working hard to maintain everything about the conference that makes it educational, informative, and fun.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Dr. Brett Hartis
2022 APMS Program Chair
[email protected]