2019 Conference Info/Registration

Texas Aquatic Plant Management Society
Annual Conference
Fall 2019 (dates TBD)


The Stella Hotel

Bryan, Texas

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Education, Networking, Exhibitors, and TDA CEUs

Who should attend: All TAPMS members and others who are interested in aquatic plant management, biology or ecology, or who are involved in the protection, management and restoration of water and wetland resources, are invited to attend. Whether you work in the public or private sector, as an aquatic weed management professional, water resource manager, researcher, or regulatory official, the TAPMS annual conference delivers up to date information.

Topics covered: Aquatic plant management tools and techniques, recent technological advances, new research relevant to your work, environmental laws and regulations, public outreach initiatives, business development, and TAPMS business. All TDA certified aquatic pesticide applicators can receive up to 5 CEU credits.


Abstract submission for the 2019 TAPMS Annual Conference is not yet available–please check back for updates. View the TAPMS 2018 Conference Agenda for more information on past presentations, including abstracts.

Information for Student Presenters

Student presenters at the TAPMS Annual Conference have the opportunity to share their research with a broad audience of professionals. Best student presenter will receive an award and prize and the TAPMS also offers a scholarship (in 2018, $1,500) to a deserving college student who attends the conference (presentation not required but recommended). Registration for student presenters is free and all student attendees will receive free TAPMS student membership. The Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation sponsored full reimbursal of travel costs for student presenters in 2018.

Conference Registration

Information for 2019 registration coming soon. Individual 2019 TAPMS memberships will be FREE with paid conference registration.

Room Reservations

TAPMS will have rooms blocked at a discounted price for the dates of the conference. Government employees will receive the prevailing government per diem rate. More information will be available as these details are finalized.

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Location details:

The Stella Hotel

BRYAN, TX 77807
(979) 421-4000


Sponsors and Exhibitors

Corporate memberships are a way to represent your business at TAPMS and be recognized as a conference sponsor. Corporate membership dues are used to support non-event-specific conference services that are vital to the success of the event such as facility deposits, programs, placards, advertisement, sound system rentals, plaques, office supplies, and all the little things that make the conference happen. Sponsorships are available at levels from Bronze to Diamond, for conference events, and for student support. Sponsors will be recognized at the conference and in the program.

Exhibitor Booth
High visibility booth location
Approximately 3’ x 15’’ table and up to two chairs
Electric power available upon request
Exhibitors must provide their own self-supporting or table-mounted display boards


Conference Special for Exhibitors

Details for 2019 coming soon.