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Here's your News Capsule for August 23...
ICPP2018 - Thank You!
With more than 2,400 attendees, dozens of sessions, and numerous other activities, ICPP2018 was a week to remember. Thank you to all the presenters and attendees for making it a huge success! If you couldn't make it to Boston, view the opening and Monday plenary sessions online, and look for recordings of all the sessions in the coming weeks. You can also visit Twitter and Facebook for highlights. Thank you again, and we hope to see you in Cleveland for Plant Health 2019!
Shamoun and colleagues report that Phytophthora ramorum has been detected occasionally in nursery seedlings in British Columbia and on Vancouver Island but has yet to be detected in the wild or in eastern Canada. Open access.
Using a new mathematical model that properly normalizes for the level of disease control, Elderfield et al. demonstrate that the best strategy is almost always to spray fungicides in a mixture.
How about fast, high-quality reviews; broad intended readership; open accessibility; and discounted page charges? Learn more about this groundbreaking, transdisciplinary journal.
Plant Disease - MEDLINE
The APS application to include Plant Disease in PubMed Central was recently accepted by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. This means that the journal's feature articles and research papers will be included in the metadata downloads sent to MEDLINE and should be discoverable early next year. Plant Disease joins Phytopathology and MPMI in this important resource.
New Journal Issues Online
Mary Palm and Kira Bowen - Gavel Pass
Mary Palm passed the APS gavel to now-President Kira Bowen, and the 2019 APS Council members assumed their roles at ICPP2018. Thank you to the 2018 members for their leadership and service to the society, and welcome to the 2019 members!
Plant Health 2019, the APS Annual Meeting, is now accepting submissions for special sessions, field trips, and workshops. Submit your ideas now through September 7, 2018.
Annual Meetings Board
The Annual Meetings Board is looking for a new member with expertise in molecular plant–microbe interactions. This volunteer will contribute to planning the scientific programs of the 2019, 2020, and 2021 annual meetings. Please submit one or paragraphs that describe your interest in joining via email by September 7.
Nominate a colleague and recognize their excellence in teaching, service, extension, industry, and more! Nominations are due November 1. Learn more about the awards and nomination process online.
OIP Silent Auction
The 2018 OIP Silent Auction was a great success! Thanks to everyone who donated and bid on items and volunteered at the booth. Your contributions support scientists in developing economies. Thank you for helping to brighten the future of plant pathology!
APS Foundation - ICPP2018
Thank you to the generous donors who contributed to the APS Foundation Travel Awards and supported all the Foundation Funds. Pictured here are the 2018 Foundation Travel Awardees and Board Members at ICPP2018
Seven APS members were elected as ISPP Fellows for 2018. Congratulations to Gloria Abad, Thomas Evans, Maria Lodovica Gullino, Michele Heath, You Liang Peng, Paul Teng, and Shinji Tsuyumu.
The August-September issue includes a video produced by this year's Tarleton Fellowship awardee, APS President Kira Bowen's vision to raise public awareness for Plant Health 2019, Dr. Randall Rowe's donation of plant disease photos to the APS Image Database, and more. Read the full issue online now!
PSRN recently shared its report titled Reinventing Postgraduate Training in the Plant Sciences. APS is a member of the steering committee for PRSN and has been involved in developing this report. Check out the report now!
Order your copy of Compendium of Bedding Plant Diseases and Pests by September 30, 2018, and take advantage of introductory savings! Authors A. R. Chase, M. L. Daughtrey, and R. A. Cloyd summarize all the latest research-based information about diseases, disorders, and arthropod pests of annuals grown as bedding plants. (Books will be shipped in September.)
Did you see these custom coasters at ICPP2018, featuring original watercolors by Dr. Miguel Ulloa? Each is stylishly labeled with the name of the fungus. Get your four-coaster set while they last!
Carolee T. Bull, plenary speaker from ICPP2018, shows you how to convince your advocates to spend quality time on your paper. Sign up for the upcoming APS webinar and learn how to get or write a killer recommendation. Free for APS Members.
APS Job Board
The new APS Job Board site makes it easier to post and search for jobs in plant pathology. Check out the new site now! 
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Put your position in front of the top plant pathologists in the world. Members receive $50 discount on all posting levels, simply login with APS username/password. Post a job in the APS Job Center today!
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November 1, 2018 — Nominations for APS Awards Closes
Upcoming Events
Thank you to all of the ICPP2018 sponsors for their valuable support and efforts to ensure a successful Congress!
APS Foundation
Corteva Agroscience
Plant Tuff
Biotrigo Genetica
Canadian Phytopathological Society
Chinese Society for Plant Pathology
Gylling Data Managment
Phytopathological Society of Japan
Société Française de Phytopathologie
La Società Italiana di Patologia Vegetale (Italian Phytopathological Society)
Sumitomo Chemical
Widely Prevalent Fungi in the United States
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