Texas Aquatic Plant Management Society
November 26-27, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
Education, Networking, Exhibitors, TDA CEU’s, Food, and Golf.
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 2018 conference will deliver up to date information.
Topics covered: Aquatic plant management tools and techniques, recent technological advances, research results that are relevant to your work, environmental laws and regulations, public outreach initiatives, Business Development, and TAPMS business. All TDA certified aquatic pesticide applicators will receive up to 5 CEU credits for attending.
The deadline for abstract submissions for the 2018 TAPMS Annual Conference has passed. View the TAPMS 2018 Conference Agenda for more information on the schedule of talks. Please contact the President-elect and Program Chair, Monica McGarrity (monica.mcgarrity@tpwd.
Information for Student Presenters
Student presenters at the 2018 TAPMS Annual Conference will have the opportunity to share their research and win an award/prize for best student presenter. The TAPMS is also offering a $1,500 scholarship to a deserving college student (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 is sponsoring full reimbursal (no advance payments) for travel costs for student presenters. For more information on student scholarships, presentation awards and judging criteria, and travel reimbursal see below:
Early Bird registration for the conference ends October 26, 2018. Individual 2018 TAPMS Memberships are FREE with paid conference registration, so please do not add memberships to your cart when registering for the conference. Conference registration includes most meals — Continental breakfasts, AM &PM breaks, and banquet dinner.
TAPMS currently has rooms blocked at a discounted price of $165/ night for the nights of November 26-27. Government employees will receive the prevailing government per diem rate. Please contact Omni La Mansion del Rio using the information provided below to make your reservations in advance to ensure availability.
Omni La Mansion del Rio
112 COLLEGE STREET
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 78205
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 (see 2018 TAPMS Sponsor Information Table), for conference events, and for student support. Sponsors will be recognized at the conference and in the program.
Conference Special for Exhibitors
2018 TAPMS Golf Tournament
The 2018 TAPMS golf tournament will take place at the Quarry on Sunday, November 25th with a 1pm start time. The $90.00 registration fee includes 18 holes, cart, and a box lunch.
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