​Networking Opportunities

We’re so excited to be back together in-person in Pittsburgh for networking and events! 

Saturday, August 6

First Timers' Orientation*​​​

5:00 p.m. - 6:0​​​0 p.m.​

First time attending Plant Health? Join us to meet your fellow attendees and network with APS leadership. You will learn about opportunities and resources to make the most of your meeting experience.​ Be sure to add this to your registration so we know to expect you.

Sunday, August 7

Opening Happy Hour​​​

3:30 p.m. - 5:3​​​0 p.m.​​

Join us in the Plant Health Hub as we celebrate the start of Plant Health 2022 and return to in-person meetings.

University Alumni Networking*​​​

5:30 p.m. - 6:3​​​0 p.m.​​

Add this networking event and reconnect with your fellow alumni. A list of participating Universities will be found during the registration process.

Monday, August 8​​

Industry & Student Networking Event​​​*

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.​​

Attend this networking opportunity for students to connect with peers and industry professionals.

Early Career Professionals' Networking​​​*

6:00 p.m. - 7:0​0 p.m.​​

Join colleagues and early career professionals for an event​ with employer networking opportunities. 

LGBTQIA+ Networking Event​​​* (Offsite)

7:30 p.m. - 9:0​​​0 p.m.​​

Socialize in an inclusive space with LGBTQIA+ and friends.

Industry & Extension Networking Event​​​* (Offsite)

7:30 p.m. - 10:0​​​0 p.m.​​

Gather together to foster relationships between Industry and Extension professionals​.   

Tuesday, August 9​​​

Rock the Rivers Closing Party 

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.​

​Join us on the​ roof top of the Convention Center, a unique outdoor space overlooking the 3 rivers in Pittsburgh to celebrate Plant Health 2022. Enjoy food and drinks, rock out to music, and take in fantastic views of the city. This is an experience that you can find Only in Pittsburgh!​

Daily in the Plant Health Hub

​​​Coffee Breaks 


Poster Viewing​

​APS PRESS Bookstore

Interactive Programming

*Be sure to add this event to your registration.​