Monday, July 18th, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Ink N Ivy
All students registered for the meeting are invited to gather at Ink N Ivy to get to know other students prior to the Presidents’ Reception. Beverages and light snacks will be provided. This students-only event is open to all students who are registered for the meeting.
Monday, July 18, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Ink N Ivy
Join your APMS friends and colleagues at the Presidents’ Reception to “kick-off” our annual meeting while enjoying southern style cuisine and beverages. The President’s Reception is open to all registered delegates, guests, and students. Non-registered guests may purchase tickets at the meeting registration desk.
Past Presidents’ Luncheon:
Tuesday, July 19, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Dogwood
All APMS Past Presidents are invited to attend the Past Presidents’ Luncheon to provide insight into matters facing APMS and aquatic plant managers. Ryan Wersal, Immediate Past President, will be the moderator. Please contact Ryan by noon Monday, July 18 to confirm your attendance.
Student Affairs Luncheon:
Tuesday, July 19, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Magnolia
All students registered for the meeting are invited to attend. This luncheon, provided by our sponsors, is a great opportunity to meet other students, interact with guest speakers and APMS leadership, and learn how to become more involved in the Society. Sam Sardes, Student Affairs Committee Chair, will be the moderator. Please contact Sam by noon Monday, July 18 to confirm your attendance.
Poster Session Reception:
Tuesday, July 19th, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Regency A&B.
Posters will be available for viewing from 8:00 am Monday to noon Wednesday in Regency A&B. Poster presenters will be on hand during the Evening Poster Reception on Tuesday, July 19th, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Regency A&B.
Regional Chapters Presidents’ Evening Discussion:
Tuesday, July 19, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Azaela
Two representatives from each APMS regional chapter are invited to attend the Regional Chapter Presidents’ Evening Discussion, provided by APMS sponsors. Regional Chapters Committee Chair Gray Turnage will be the moderator for discussions on aquatic plant management activities in each region. Please contact Gray by noon Monday, July 18 to confirm your attendance.
Women of Aquatics Luncheon:
Wednesday, July 20, noon to 1:30 pm, Magnolia
Amy Kay will host the APMS Women of Aquatics Luncheon to discuss opportunities for women in the field of aquatic plant management. Please contact Amy by noon Monday, July 18 to confirm your attendance.
SCAPMS Duck Race:
Wednesday, July 20, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Atrium
Guests are invited to participate in the South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Society Duck Race to support student scholarship opportunities. Ducks will be sold at the registration desk throughout the meeting at $10 each.
Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Studio 220 @ NOMA A
Registered delegates, guests and students are invited to the Awards Banquet to be held at Studio 220 in the hotel. After dinner, we will recognize those who have served APMS, welcome new officers and directors. SCAPMS will also recognize those who have served the hosting regional chapter. Our evening will conclude with a fund-raising raffle to support APMS student and other education initiatives.