Welcome to WAPMS
The Western Aquatic Plant Management Society (WAPMS) is the western chapter of the Aquatic Plant Management Society – an international organization. The geographic region of WAPMS includes the states of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. WAPMS produces a bi-annual newsletter, holds an annual conference, and maintains a membership list. Members also receive the Aquatics Magazine.


2016 WAPMS Conference Information

Title and Abstract Submission, Meeting Registration, and Hotel Reservations are now open for the 2016 Western Aquatic Plant Management Annual Conference on March 21-23 in San Diego, CA! Please see the following information below regarding Title submission and meeting registration.

Title and Abstract Submission:
To submit a title and abstract, please visit www.wssaabstracts.com.

Presenters will either need to login with an existing account or setup a new account with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA). From there, select “Add Conference” and select “2016 Western Aquatic Plant Management Society” from the drop-down list. Then a green “Enter” button appears next to the 2016 WAPMS entry. Click “Enter” and then choose the “Announcements” link in the left panel to get further instructions on submitting an abstract.

The deadline for abstract submission is COB January 22, 2016.

Please contact the Program Chair, Scott Nissen at scott.nissen@colostate.edu , if you have any questions regarding title and abstract submission.

Conference Registration:
To register for the 2016 WAPMS Conference, please visit https://www.regonline.com/2016wapmsconference

Early registration for the conference is $200, and is valid until February 29, 2016. After this time, the registration cost will increase.

Also included on the registration site are sponsor and exhibitor sponsorship opportunities. Be on the look out for additional information for exhibitors at the conference.

Please contact the Secretary/Treasurer, Andrea Sealock at asealock@cygnetenterprises.com, if you have any questions regarding conference registration.

Hotel Reservations:
The 2016 WAPMS Conference will be held at the Hilton San Diego-Del Mar, in Del Mar, CA. Rooms are available for $149 per night, and can be made online here, or by phone at 1-858-764-6046. Hotel reservations must be made by February 26, 2016.

Please contact the President, Joe Vassios at joseph.vassios@uniphos.com, if you have any questions regarding hotel reservations.
We look forward to seeing you in sunny San Diego in March!


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