Thursday, February 23, 2012

International IPM symposium - Have you registered?


Online registration is now available for the 7th International IPM Symposium, "IPM on the World Stage—Solutions for Global Pest Challenges," March 27–29, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee USA at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Register now and take advantage of the early bird price of $275. Registration fee includes symposium admission, three continental breakfasts, Tuesday awards luncheon, and two poster session receptions. The special price is good until March 2. For registration visit


You can find lists of concurrent sessions and accepted posters on the web site.

More than 60 topics will be discussed during the concurrent sessions and 180+ posters on the latest research and best practices will be on display during the symposium.

Check out the information about the optional activities on Monday at

Tours include the Memphis Zoo, Agricenter International/Shelby Farms Park on Monday afternoon.

Visit the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum during the opening reception Monday evening.

There are separate registration fees for these activities.

Several groups are also planning meetings for Monday, March 26.

The Symposium opening plenary session begins at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, March 27. The symposium will end at 12:45 PM on Thursday, March 29.

Applications are being made for continuing education credits for Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) and Tennessee pesticide recertification.

Accommodations information (with an online reservation link) is on the web site. The room block is released March 2; don’t miss out on staying at the Memphis Marriott, the conference headquarters, attached to the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Participants, including speakers, are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

Additional program Information is being added to the Web site regularly, so bookmark and visit often.

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