CAPCA 50th Annual Conference & Agri Expo South

October 13, 2024

— October 15, 2024

Join the CAPCA Board of Directors and staff to celebrate 50 years of the Association! Help us celebrate the past and look toward the future.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

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Don’t miss out on CAPCA’s 50th Annual Conference! Secure your spot now and take advantage of our special Early Bird Rates.

Early Full Attendee (Member) | $475.00 
Early Bird Full Attendee registration for members only (Continuing Education Eligible).
March 4, 2024 – August 27, 2024 
 
Early Full Attendee (Non-Member) | $555.00
Early Bird Full Attendee registration for non-members (Continuing Education Eligible).
March 4, 2024 – August 27, 2024 

Early Professional Attendee (Member) | $495

Early member industry professionals including exhibitors without a license and those needing an additional room in the room block (not Continuing Education Eligible).

March 4, 2024 – August 27, 2024 

 

Early Professional Attendee (Non-member) | $495

Early non-member industry professionals including exhibitors without a license and those needing an additional room in the room block (not Continuing Education Eligible).

March 4, 2024 – August 27, 2024 


Prices go up on August 28, 2024.

Member Pricing Reminder:

Ensure your 2024 CAPCA Membership is up to date to qualify for the discounted member price. 


1. If your account at CAPCA.com does not show your membership status, do not purchase your conference registration.

2. Pay your 2024 membership dues first.

3. Once your account reflects your 2024 membership, proceed with your conference registration. Your registration should reflect your membership status. If it does not, contact support@capca.com before purchasing.

4. If you believe you have paid for your 2024 membership and it is not reflected in your account, do not purchase your conference registration. Instead, contact support@capca.com or call 916.928.1625 ext. 1 for assistance.


Please note: There will be no price adjustments after purchasing a Conference ticket. 

HOW TO REGISTER

Be prepared to register by clicking the button below and ensuring your CAPCA account is created and ready to go!

BECOME AN EXHIBITOR OR SPONSOR

Become an exhibitor or sponsor today for special opportunities and networking at our 50th Anniversary!

RESERVE DISNEYLAND RESORT ROOMS NOW FOR SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS!

 
CAPCA Discounted Rate
Prevailing Rate*
Disneyland Hotel
$304 per night
$600 to $800+
Grand Californian Hotel
$374 per night
$800 to $1,000+

The room block will open with registration on Monday, March 4, 2024. Registration does not guarantee a room.

  • You will be granted access to the room block after you complete registration. CAPCA encourages you to register as soon as possible if you require a room. 
  • Until sold out, full registration attendees will receive a booking link for one room with each paid registration. 
  • If you need additional rooms, you must buy additional registrations. No exceptions. 
*Prevailing rates will apply based on time of booking as rates are subject to change based on availability. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

*Schedule subject to change without notice.

TOTAL HOURS:
DPR TBA | CCA TBA | AZ TBA | NV TBA | ID TBA | OR TBA | WA TBA | ISA TBA | GCSAA TBA

CE Hours are updated as soon as they are approved. Last updated: 5/23/24.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

8:00 am - 5:00 pm: Exhibitor Set Up (Exhibit Hall)

10:30 am - 4:30 pm: Registration Open

Sunday, OCTOBER 13
DPR TBA | CCA TBA | AZ TBA | NV TBA | ID TBA | OR TBA | WA TBA | ISA TBA | GCSAA TBA

7:15 am - 6:00 pm: Registration Open

7:15 am - 6:00 pm: CE Desk Open (Center Lounge)

8:00 am - 3:00 pm: General Session - CE (Grand Ballroom)

CE Hours TBA

8:00 – 8:30 am: Managing Aloe and Agave Mites | Dr. Eric Middleton

8:30 – 9:00 am: Integrated Weed Management in Urban and Suburban Landscapes | Chris McDonald

9:00 – 9:30 am: Identification and Control of Emerging Pests in Urban Landscapes | Chris Shogren

9:30 – 10:00 am: Climate-Resilient Tree Species for California Landscapes | Janet Hartin

10:00 – 11:00 am: BREAK

11:00 – 11:30 am: A Sustainable Future for Pest Management | DPR Executive Staff TBA

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: CACASA Update | Jose Arriaga

12:00 – 1:00 pm: BREAK

1:00 – 1:10 pm: Platform10 Technology and Biological Solutions | Dennis Donohue

1:10 – 1:40 pm: Biologicals 101: A Brief Introduction to Agricultural Biological Products | Dr. Marie Turner

1:40 – 1:50 pm: PCA Collaboration with Spraying Drone Operator | Eylon Sorek

1:50 – 2:00 pm: Real-Time Soil Respiration as a KPI: Quantifying Soil Microbial Response to Practice Changes, Biologic Inputs, and Bio-Fertilizers | Charlie Dubbe

2:00 – 2:10 pm: In-season Measurement of Crop Responses Using High Resolution Aerial Imagery | Jeremiah Roeth

2:10 – 2:20 pm: Gaining Solid Assessments of the Value to Production of New Biologicals or Technologies | Charles McGregor

2:20 – 2:30 pm: Managing Plant Cuticle Health to Improve Marketable Yields | Thiago Moraes

2:30 – 2:40 pm: Redesigning the Role of Microorganisms in Agriculture | Alfredo Suarez

2:40 – 2:50 pm: Ecorobotix ARA: Ultra-High-Precision Spraying Benefits | José Marchetti

2:50 – 3:00 pm: PCAs Who Develop and Adopt New Technologies Will Benefit Their Growers | Patrick Dosier

9:00 am - 4:30 pm: Breakout Session - CE (Magic Kingdom Ballroom)

CE Hours TBA

9:00 – 9:30 am: Irrigation and N Management for Pistachios | Phoebe Gordon

9:30 – 10:00 am: Iodine as a Plant Nutrient | Katja Hora

10:00 – 10:30 am: N Removal Coefficient for Vegetable and Berries | Andre Biscaro

10:30 – 11:00 am: Continuous Fertigation: Fundamentals and Agronomic Insights | Devin Clarke

11:00 am – 12:30 pm: BREAK

12:30 – 1:00 pm: Practical Application of SPM in the Citrus Industry | Casey Creamer

1:00 – 1:30 pm: Reviving California’s Citrus IPM Initiatives | Dr. Ivan Milosavljevic

1:30 – 2:00 pm: Citrus Quarantine Pest Update | Mel Graham

2:00 – 3:00 pm: BREAK

3:00 – 4:30 pm: How Did We Get Here? A History and Future Perspective on Pesticides in California | Anthony LaFauce

9:00 am - 6:00 pm: Exhibit Hall Open (Exhibit Hall)

9:00 am - 4:30 pm: Exhibitor Presentations - CE (Exhibit Hall)

Attendees have a broad window to attend Exhibitor presentations for CE Hours – this allows ample time to interact with exhibitors, ask questions and view demonstrations.  There is a maximum of 30 minutes of credit for the day.

 

4:30 - 6:00 pm: Happy Hour (Exhibit Hall)

6:00 - 7:00 pm: Welcome Reception

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14
DPR TBA | CCA TBA | AZ TBA | NV TBA | ID TBA | OR TBA | WA TBA | ISA TBA | GCSAA TBA

6:00 - 7:15 am: Breakfast (Magic Kingdom Ballroom)

6:15 am - 5:00 pm: Registration Open

7:00 am - 5:30 pm: CE Desk Open (Center Lounge)

7:30 - 11:45 am: General Session - CE (Grand Ballroom)

CE Hours TBA

7:30 – 7:40 am: Welcome and Annual Business Meeting | CAPCA Executive Board

7:40 – 8:00 am: Welcome, Licensing & Hours Housekeeping | Jim McClenahan

8:00 – 8:30 am: Invasive Fruit Fly Update | Dr. Jason Leathers

8:30 – 9:00 am: The Future of Ag Sustainability – The Customer Driver | Darrin Monteiro

9:00 – 9:30 am: CEQA – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Why Your Job Depends on It | Dan Wickham

9:30 – 9:45 am: BREAK

9:45 – 10:15 am: Management of Invasive Pests Originating in Southern California | John Kabashima

10:15 – 10:45 am: Mixing & Loading in the 21st Century: How New Formulations, Adjuvants and Bioscience Products Can Affect Applications | Dr. Kevin Caffrey

10:45 – 11:15 am: Chasing Water & Wind in California | Matt Reardon

11:15 am – 11:45 am: Principles and Practices in Disease Management in California Strawberries and Beyond | Dr. Gerald Holmes

11:45 am: LUNCH BREAK

8:00 am - 3:30 pm: Exhibit Hall Open (Exhibit Hall)

9:30 am - 9:45 am: Coffee Break (in Grand Ballroom)

11:45 am - 3:00 pm: Exhibitor Presentations - CE (Exhibit Hall)

Attendees have a broad window to attend Exhibitor presentations for CE Hours – this allows ample time to interact with exhibitors, ask questions and view demonstrations.  There is a maximum of 30 minutes of credit for the day.

11:45 am - 1:00 pm: Membership Luncheon (Magic Kingdom Ballroom)

1:30 - 2:00 pm: CE Hours Reported Presentation - CE (Exhibit Hall)

CE Hours TBA

1:30 – 2:00 pm: CE Hours Reported Premium Features Will Help CE Sponsors | Patrick Dosier

3:00 - 3:15 pm: Coffee Break/Transition to General Session (Grand Ballroom)

3:15 - 5:15 pm: General Session - CE (Grand Ballroom)

CE Hours TBA

3:15 – 3:45 pm: Invasion of Coprophilous Beetle in California’s Nut Crops: Biology, Pest Status, and Management Tools | Dr. Jhalendra Rijal

3:45 – 4:15 pm: Mosquito Control Update | Laura Krueger

4:15 – 4:45 pm: Turf Weeds | Krystal Jenkins

4:45 – 5:15 pm: Digitalization of Label Information and Bringing Agriculture into Modern Times | Sarah Hovinga

3:00 - 11:59 pm: Exhibitor Breakdown

5:30 - 6:30 pm: Thank Your PCA Reception (Magic Kingdom Ballroom)

Tuesday, OCTOBER 15
4.0 DPR (1.5 Laws, 2.5 Other) | CCA TBA | AZ TBA | NV TBA | ID TBA | OR TBA | WA TBA | ISA TBA | GCSAA TBA

7:00 - 9:30 am: Registration Open

7:00 - 9:15 am: CE Mini-Desk Open (Adjacent to Magic Kingdom Ballroom for Label Update Check In)

7:00 - 8:15 am: Breakfast (Magic Kingdom Ballroom)

7:35 - 9:15 am: Label Update - CE (Magic Kingdom Ballroom)

1.5 DPR Hours (1.5 Laws)

Presentations from:

UPL NA
Insero Solutions
Kemin
SAN Agrow
Suterra
Motomco
Summit Agro
Plant Health Care
UPL NA
TELUS Agriculture

8:45 am - 12:00 pm: CE Desk Open (Center Lounge)

9:15 - 9:30 am: Coffee Break/Transition to General Session

Attendees have a broad window to attend Exhibitor presentations for CE Hours – this allows ample time to interact with exhibitors, ask questions and view demonstrations.  There is a maximum of 30 minutes of credit for the day.

 

9:30 am - 12:05 pm: General Session - CE and Closing Ceremony (Grand Ballroom)

2.5 DPR Hours (2.5 Other)

9:30 – 10:00 am: The Winery Says “No Roundup” – What are Your Options? | John Roncoroni

10:00 – 10:30 am: Managing Plant Invasions in the Face of Environmental Change in California | Dr. Justin Valliere

10:30 – 11:00 am: Soil-Borne and Insect-Vectored Diseases in Processing Tomatoes and Cucurbits | Zheng Wang

11:00 – 11:30 am: Routes of Insecticide Activity in Crops | Dr. Jesse M. Richardson

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Pest and Disease Research Update – Pistachios | Steve Vasquez

12:00 – 12:05 pm: Conference Summary and Closing Questions

12:05 pm: CAPCA Annual Conference End

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