Cal-IPC Symposium


Rocky landscape against a clear sky with text Cal-IPC 2020 Symposium in Chico Oct 27-30

Join us in Chico!

We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, including guidance from medical professionals, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other health authorities.

Our Board and the Symposium committee are discussing alternatives to an in-person gathering if needed. We will update this page as needed. Stay healthy, everyone!

Gather with colleagues to network, learn, and celebrate our hard work. Look for updates and registration to open in May.

2019 Symposium Poster Session Clarissa Rodriguez

Student Poster Winner Clarissa Rodriguez shares her work with attendees.

Registration opens in May

We look forward to greeting you in Chico.

Symposium Sponsorship

Thank you to our Symposium sponsors for making last year a success! They connected to California’s natural resource management community, and received recognition throughout the event, including a dedicated exhibit and poster session to engage with attendees. Check out our Sponsor benefits and plan now to join us Chico.

Symposium Auction & Raffle

Thank you to the generous donors, volunteers, and participants of last year’s Auction & Raffle. We enjoyed a lively evening, and raised $5,000 for the Cal-IPC general fund.

Cal-IPC’s Annual Photo Contest winners

Take you pictures now to join the 2020 Annual Photo Contest! It’s a great way to share your field work, and helps Cal-IPC tell the story of invasive plants and weed management. Contest opens July 15.

Symposium Lodging & Travel

All lodging info and details will be updated in May.

Information for Presenters

Get ready! The Call for Abstracts opens in May.

Travel Award for Underrepresented Professionals

In 2019, Cal-IPC offered five $500 travel awards to conservation and land management professionals from underrepresented backgrounds to participate in the “Planning Invasive Plant Management” Training Workshop at the Cal-IPC Symposium. Congratulations to our awardees!

Cal-IPC Awards

View award winners from previous Symposia and celebrate their success.

Cal-IPC Symposia Archive

Looking for more content? See our Symposia Archive for presentations and proceedings for previous Symposia back to 1995.