American Public Gardens Association Conference 2018

Southern California

June 4-8, 2018


The Association is now accepting abstracts for submission to the Poster Presentation Session at the 2018 Annual Conference, which will be held June 4-8 in Southern California.


Session Description

The Poster Presentation Session will showcase a variety of programs and projects based at public horticulture institutions as well as present student research within the field of public horticulture. All are invited to submit abstracts for review. Posters addressing diverse topics within the field of public horticulture are welcome. Examples of such topics include horticulture and garden operations, conservation, institutional advancement, leadership and innovation, education, and marketing and visitor experience. During the designated session, presenting authors should be stationed by their posters to facilitate interaction with conference attendees. Posters will remain up for viewing for an extended period during the Conference.


Poster Session Details:

Posters will be displayed in the Disneyland South Exhibits Hall.

Allotted space: 4' x 4' Be sure poster doesn't exceed these dimensions.

Set-Up: Monday, June 6, 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Poster Session and Reception: Wednesday, June 6, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Presenters will stand by their poster to answer questions and discuss.

Take Down Deadline: Wednesday, June 8, 7:15pm following reception

Poster Design and Construction Guidelines - includes tips and suggestions for poster presenters


Submission Details

To submit an abstract, go to the Association Abstract Submission site and submit an abstract by April 6, 2018, by 3:00 pm E.T.



Questions? Contact Pam Allenstein: or 610-708-3015