Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
25-28 November 2019 Melbourne, Australia
Strong Foundations, Future Innovations

Social Functions

Welcome Reception

Monday 25 November 2019

Venue: Showtime Events Centre, South Wharf Promenade
Dress code: Smart Casual
Cost: Included in Full Registration Fee, additional tickets $77

What better way to start the Conference than meeting with old and new friends in a relaxed and informal environment, whilst enjoying drinks and nibbles overlooking the Yarra River. We promise a truly Melbourne experience for the opening night.

50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Venue: Mural Hall, Bourke Street, Melbourne
Dress code: Party/smart casual
Cost: Included in Full Registration Fee, additional tickets $150

Don’t miss this unforgettable evening to celebrate 50 years of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society. Held in an exquisite, European style venue so exclusive it's hidden from plain sight. Mural Hall is rich in history, designed by Sidney Myer for private fashion parades and a host of other exclusive events. Art Deco in style and safeguarded by its heritage listing, this hidden gem is a Melbournian treasure.

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  • Key Dates

  • Registrations Now open
  • Call for Abstracts Now open
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline 5 July 2019
  • Call for Abstracts Close 25 July 2019
  • Notification to Authors 9 September 2019
  • Registration for Workshops Close 23 September 2019
  • APPS 2019 Conference 25 - 28 November 2019


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General Information

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2019 Australian Plant Pathology Society Conference. See more information.