Sessions and times are subject to change. See the Schedule-at-a-Glance for room assignments.
6:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Extension Plant Pathologists BreakfastThis is your unique opportunity to visit with colleagues and industry representatives from a variety of companies. Ticket purchase required. $28
7:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Public Policy Board Meeting
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
USDA/CSREES Plant Biosecurity Program
8:30 – 11:15 a.m.8:30 – 11:30 a.m. 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Oral Technical Sessions
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.8:30 – 10:45 a.m.8:30 – 10:50 a.m.8:30 – 11:30 a.m.8:30 – 11:30 a.m.8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
APS PRESS Bookstore
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
APS News Conference
10:00 – 11:30 p.m.10:00 – 11:30 p.m.
Flash-and-Dash Poster SessionsFlash-and-Dash poster authors who submit an abstract for their contributed presentation as a poster will have the opportunity to present their individual poster in the form of a five-minute, three-slide talk. Poster viewing with these authors follows in the exhibit hall.
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Flash-and-Dash Authors Present
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
APS Business Meeting & Governance Forum
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Graduate Student/Industry LunchStudents! Connect with industry representatives from a variety of companies by attending the APS Industry Committee-sponsored luncheon. Network and learn about job opportunities available in the industry. Both graduate students and industry members need to register for the event. Ticket purchase required. $5
Storkan Hanes McCaslin Research Foundation Luncheon, by invitation
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Past Presidents’ Luncheon
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Turfgrass Pathology Working Group
1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Essential Plant Pathology Teach–InA Fresh Approach to Teaching Introductory Plant PathologyGail Schumann and Cleo D’Arcy will be hosting this special event to share ideas about teaching introductory plant pathology. These award-winning educators and authors of Essential Plant Pathology will be joined by current adopters of their bestselling textbook to share secrets about how to creatively use the book and CD to engage today’s students. This teach-in is your chance to collaborate with educators from other departments and discover new ways to teach plant pathology with the innovative APS PRESS textbook and CD.
1:00 – 3:15 p.m.1:00 – 3:30 p.m.1:00 – 3:30 p.m.1:00 – 3:30 p.m.1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Oral Technical Sessions
1:00 – 3:30 p.m.1:00 – 3:30 p.m.1:00 – 3:30 p.m.1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Office of Industry Relations (OIR) Board Meeting
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Flash and Dash Poster SessionsFlash-and-Dash poster authors who submit an abstract for their contributed presentation as a poster will have the opportunity to present their individual poster in the form of a five-minute, three-slide talk. Poster viewing with these authors follows in the exhibit hall.
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
NPDN Town Hall Meeting
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Fusarium Wilt of Watermelon Study/IR-4 Project Discussion of Progress
Posters and Authors PresentOdd-numbered poster authors present.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Early Career Professionals SocialConnections are critical for the growth of your career. This social provides the unique opportunity for you to meet other plant pathologists at a career stage similar to yours. The APS Early Career Professionals Committee will kick off the social, providing an opportunity for you to learn about the committee initiatives and suggest ideas for future consideration. Then spend time interacting with your colleagues and building connections in an informal setting. Light refreshments and snacks will be served. This is one event you won’t want to miss – make sure to sign up on your registration form. Ticket purchase required. $5
Graduate Student SocialGraduate students, make plans to meet with your plant pathology colleagues in an informal and relaxed environment. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. This event is limited to students only. Ticket purchase required. $5