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​APS-Caribbean Division Meeting

2023 APS-CD Meeting - February 9-10, 2023
Theme: "Fostering collaboration for a healthier planet"


Paper and Poster Submissions ​

Abstract Submission Deadline: Paper and Poster Submissions are OPEN until January 24, 2023.

The Committee is soliciting paper and poster submissions for the 2023 American Phytopathological Society – Caribbean Division Meeting.

Help advance plant pathology by sharing your work, inspiring new collaborations, and building excitement in your field of study! This year’s meeting program will feature in-person and virtual presentations.


We hope you will join us in-person or virtually in South Padre Island, TX this February! Collaborate, network with your colleagues, and share your research in beautiful downtown South Padre Island. If you you’re unable to travel, we hope you will join us virtually. All in-person sessions will be livestreamed via Zoom for virtual attendees.

The advance rate deadline for registrants is Friday, January 24​, 2023.

After You Register…Book Your Housing Too!

Holiday Inn Resort South Padre Island
100 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island TX 78597

Room Rate: $110 double (two queen beds/room) Feb 8, 9, and 10th

Hotel room reservations will be made by individuals directly either online using the provided link below or by calling the Hotel Reservations Department before the cut-off date (18 January 2023). The toll-free hotel reservation number to call is 1-800 465-4329. Identify yourself as guests or participants of the APS meeting in order to receive the special group rate. Guests must cancel their reservations 48 hours prior to arrival, or the first night's room and tax will be charged.

Book your​ hotel rooms online: American Phytopathological Society

The cutoff date for hotel reservations is January 18, 2023.

Getting to the Island

The only tropical island in Texas, South Padre Island is easily accessible by land and air.

By Land
  • ​From Austin 340 miles 
  • From Houston 367 miles​
  • From San Antonio 285 miles

By Air 
Brownsville/ South Padre Island International Airport 
30 min drive from the Island

Valley International Airport (Harlingen) 
 50 min drive from the Island 

McAllen International Airport 
1.5 hour drive from the Island 

Getting Around the Island​ 
Island Metro offers free transportation to beach access points, lodging, dining, and attractions.​

Learn more about the 2023 APS-CD Meeting

  • Welcome Video from South Padre Island
  • Student Competition: Oral presentations and Poster link coming soon