​​​​​At the American Phytopathological Society, we are committed to creating a meeting​ experience that not only fosters cutting-edge discussions on plant health but also champions environmental responsibility.​

Sustainable Venue

Our 2024 venue, the Renasant Convention Center,​ prioritizes energy efficiency with state-of-the-art LED lighting and advanced HVAC systems equipped with an energy management program. The facility offers strategically placed recycling receptacles aimed at maximizing waste diversion. Their commitment to water conservation and modernization includes low-water flush valves, lavatory aerators, and other innovative equipment designed to minimize water usage. Join us in fostering a greener future while enjoying a cutting-edge and eco-friendly event space.​

Your Role in Sustainability

We encourage all attendees to support our sustainability initiatives by taking simple yet impactful actions. 

  • Help us minimize single-use plastics by opting for reusable alternatives when possible. 
  • We encourage attendees to bring their reusable water bottles. Water stations will be conveniently located throughout the venue to ensure easy access and commitment to sustainability. ​
  • In our commitment to a paperless experience, we encourage you to minimize print handouts during the meeting and make efforts to recycle materials appropriately.​ Plant Health's mobile app is a great resource to access the full program paper free!​