Link to home

2014 APS Pacific Division Meeting

July 9-11, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, Montana

Bozeman is located in the beautiful Gallatin Valley, 90 miles north of Yellowstone National Park. Home to Montana state University, the Bozeman metro area has about 70,000 residents and the Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) is served by Allegiant, Alaska, Delta, Frontier and United airlines. For those driving, Bozeman is located on I-90 (less than 1 mile from the meeting site, Hilton Garden Inn).

2014 Meeting Program

Meeting Information Digest


Hotel Information

Contact the Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman for rooms. Forty single (king) and 40 double (queen) room @$130.00/night + tax have been reserved under the American Phytopathological Society for the nights of Tuesday July 8, Wednesday July 9 and Thursday July 10, 2014. Rooms must be reserved by June 10, 2014 (extended) to get this rate. Be sure to reserve rooms indicating you are with the American Phytopathological Society. The direct hotel reservation line is (406) 582-9900, Fax (406) 582-9903. For more information visit the Hilton Garden website. The hotel provides free shuttle service to/from the airport.

2014 Symposia

Symposium I.  Cereal crops: Wheat and Barley

Symposium II. Vector Vectors & Management Symposium
Symposium III. Food Safety

Pre-meeting Field Trip Tuesday, July 8 - FREE!
12:30 Bus pickup at Hilton Inn
12:45 -1:30 Tour Certified Seed Potato laboratory on MSU campus
1:45-2:30 Visit pathology plots at MSU Post Farm- Allen Dyer tour leader
3:00-4:00 Tour Schutter Seed Potato Farm in Manhattan MT- see whole certified potato seed production story and hear success story on Fusarium Head Blight management for irrigated wheat.
4:15- 5:00 Tour Wheat Montana Bakery at Three Forks, MT

Graduate Student Information

Application for Graduate Student Oral Presentation
Application for Graduate Student Travel Award

Nominate Your Colleague for an Award

Distinguished Service Award nominations
Early Career Award nominations
Lifetime Achievement Award nominations

Call for Abstracts

(click here for full instructions).
Abstract submission is closed.
You are invited to submit abstracts for the 2014 Pacific Division Meeting. Abstracts must be submitted online (see instructions below). The $45 fee applies for your submission(s) if you would like your abstract published and will be collected when you register for the meeting. We encourage students to participate in the competition - please check the box "This paper is for the student competition" in the online submission form. Below are the instructions for submitting your abstract:

2) Enter Username and Password (call APS Headquarters toll free at 1-800-481-2698 if you have forgotten it or need assistance)
3) Click Submit button
4) Enter presentation type, title and abstract
5) Add presenter and author information
6) You will receive an e-mail notification that your abstract has been submitted.


Online Registration is open (must be logged into APS website to register online)
Click this link to register online

By Phone:
Call APS Headquarters at 1.800.481.2698 (toll free in U.S.) or 1.651.454.7250 (Canada, Int'l) to register. Your registration can be processed in less than one minute with a credit card and a receipt will be e-mailed to you!

By Fax/Mail:
Click here to print a .pdf of the 2014 Meeting Registration Form that can be faxed or mailed to APS Headquarters.
(Note: we do not recommend sending your credit card information via e-mail since it is not secure. Please fax, phone, or mail your credit card information.)