Advance Registration Now Open
Rates Increase on May 30, 2019This year’s annual meeting is another opportunity to sow, know, and grow with your plant pathology colleagues from across the nation and the world. Join us in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., August 3–7, for an incredible program. This is your opportunity to:
- Network with global leaders
- Discover the latest scientific innovations
- Receive input from and discuss your research with experts in the field
- Attend hands-on workshops
Registration for all attendees (excluding Single Day registrants) includes:
- 3.5 full days of scientific sessions and poster sessions including well known, highly respected invited experts and the most recent science taken from the best technical abstract submissions.
- Welcome Reception
- Cleveland Rocks! Celebration Night
(ticket is included in registration!)
- Unlimited networking opportunities with your international colleagues
Single Day registration includes entrance to the technical sessions and exhibits on the day of purchase only. The Welcome Reception and/or the Cleveland Rocks! Celebration Night are included if you choose to purchase registration on the day that ticketed event is held. You cannot register for multiple single days.
Plant Health 2019 Registration Rates
by May 29
by July 8
starting July 9
Early Career Professional Member||
NEW! Technical Support Staff*||
Graduate Student Member||
Undergraduate Student Member||
Emeritus Member Single Day||
*Requires faculty endorsement to validate eligibility for discounted rate. During the registration process, you will be required to provide the full name, email address, and phone number of your faculty endorsement. APS will reach out to the faculty listed to verify eligibility. If we are unable to verify eligibility for this rate by
July 6, 2019, you will be automatically charged the full registration rate for your membership class.
**Each exhibiting company (single booths) receives one complimentary registration. Double booths receive two complimentary registrations. The fee for each additional exhibitor is $550/600/650.
Connect and Save with Registration PLUS APS Membership
Join APS with your meeting registration and save while instantly connecting to an organization dedicated to high-quality, innovative plant pathology research and driven by a community of scientists whose energy and commitment ensure the gloabl advancement of this critical science.
Select the “Registration PLUS” rate and join today! All the benefits of membership for one (1) year are included.
by May 29
by July 8
starting July 9
Early Career Registration PLUS||
Student Registration PLUS***||
***Students registering with the Student Registration PLUS option must have a faculty member sign if registering by mail or fax. If registering online, the full name and e-mail address of the appropriate faculty member must be provided to qualify.
Oral and Poster Presenter Registration Deadline
Every presenter of an oral presentation or poster abstract MUST register by
May 29, 2019 or the abstract will be withdrawn from the meeting.
Guest registration is not required. However, attendees wishing to bring guests to the Welcome Reception and/or Cleveland Rocks! Celebration Night must provide their Guest's full name and purchase tickets in advance during the registration process. Limited quantities will be available for purchase onsite.
Guests must have a name badge and ticket to attend ticketed functions. Guests do not have access to the scientific sessions, posters, or exhibit hall.
Co-workers and business associates are not considered guests and must pay registration fees.
Meeting cancellations MUST be made in writing and received no later than
July 27, 2019. Cancellations received by this date are subject to a $100 processing fee; any guest tickets purchased will be fully refunded. Registration and ticketed event cancellations received after
July 27, 2019, are NOT subject to a refund. APS reserves the right to cancel the meeting if a sufficient number of registrations are not received by
July 27, 2019. If APS cancels this meeting, your registration fee will be refunded in full. In the event APS cancels this meeting, APS is not liable for nonrefundable airfares or ticket change penalties imposed by the airlines. By registering for this meeting, you agree to the cancellation and refund terms and conditions.
Attendees from Outside the United States
The United States has updated its visa policies to increase security for citizens and visitors, so the process of applying for your visa may have changed from the last time you applied or may take longer. Please visit the
U.S. Visa website
for official information. The Department of State encourages you to apply for your visa as soon as possible. Some consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews, so applicants should contact the consulate to find out how long the wait is for an interview. Visa wait times are available at
Expected Behavior Policy
We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free meeting experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. We ask all attendees, exhibitors, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, guests and other participants be considerate and respectful to all members and refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech. Please note, if you register a guest for the meeting, you may be held responsible for the actions of the guest. Violations of this policy should be reported to meeting staff.
APS reserves the right to remove any individual from attendance or other participation in any APS sponsored event without prior warning or refund, and to take additional action as determined necessary, up to and including expulsion from participation in APS.