​​Who Attends?

More than​ 1,300 scientists dedicated to the advancement of plant health attend APS's annual meeting. Attendees work in diverse backgrounds ​in areas from diagnostics to research, collaborating​​ with stakeholders on agricultural, food safety, and food security issues.


Areas Attendees Work In:

Agronomy
Agronomy
Bacteriology
Bacteriology
Biochemistry
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology
Botany
Botany
Breeding
Breeding
Cell Biology
Cell Biology
Chemistry
Chemistry
Ecology
Ecology
Entomology
Entomology
Forestry
Forestry
Genetics
Genetics
Horticulture
Horticulture
Microbiology
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology
Mycology
Mycology
Nematology
Nematology
Plant Pathology
Plant Pathology
Plant Physiology
Plant Physiology
Seed Pathology
Seed Pathology
Soil Science
Soil Science
Statistics
Statistics
Virology
Virology
Weed Science
Weed Science


Professional Areas of Attendees:

Global Attendance:


​Why You Should Attend:​

  • ​Targeted Networking Events
  • 700+ Technical Abstracts
  • Idea Cafe Roundtables
  • Hands-On Workshops
  • 60+ Invited Expert Talks​

What Attendees A​re Saying:

"APS is the premier event for reconnecting with old colleagues, making new contacts, and getting up to speed on the latest developments in plant pathology"


"Connecting with people is important to create meaningful support networks. APS opened my mind to a new world of possibilities."


"It's fantastic to be surrounded by hundreds of people who are working towards a similar goal to improve plant health in the global system."


"Plant Pathology is the most relevant area of study for future development - both locally and globally"


"How much we can accomplish when we are all together for a few days! We got more progress​ on ongoing issues in 4 days than we could all year with emails and Zoom meetings."