The 2018 ICPS Conference dates are Friday August 3rd through Sunday August 5th. In conjunction with the conference will be the Bay Area Carnivorous Plant Society's Annual Carnivorous Plant Show and Sale, 45 minute block lectures with Q/A sessions, and a poster abstract session. Please find registrations below. Additional details will be posted as the date nears.

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Conference registration

The conference will be Friday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 5th at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country. Registration is $125.

  • Friday: 9am-5:30pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5:45pm /Poster Session 5:45pm-6:45pm)
    • BACPS Sale & Show all day
  • Sunday: 9am-4:45pm
    • BACPS Sale & Show all day

* Each day will have a two hour lunch break. Please visit the FAQ for recommendations on where to eat around Sonoma County.


Sunday banquet Dinner Registration

The closing conference dinner (Sunday August 5th) will be held at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country. Dinner starts at 5:30pm and is $75.


Field Trip Registration IS NOW CLOSED! We reached the maximum capacity FOR THe FIELD TRIP. We can no longer accept new REGISTRANTS. 

A field trip is planned (Tuesday August 7th through Saturday August 11th) to see a diverse range of Darlingtonia, Drosera, and Pinguicula habitat in both California and Oregon.

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Poster Abstract Guidelines & Submission

Abstract Submission

  • All abstracts must be submitted by 5:00pm on July 15th, late submissions will not be considered (use the register link below to submit your abstract).
  • Abstracts can be up to 400 words and must describe the objective of the study and the major conclusions.
  • Abstracts should be focused on a study that involves carnivorous plants in some aspect.
  • Abstracts should be clear and concise, following standard grammar rules, in English.

Poster Guidelines

  • The poster session will take place during the conference, specific dates and times TBA. Presenters are required to be present at their posters during the session.
  • Poster setup must be done by the presenter prior to the session. Push pins will be provided.
  • Posters must be landscape oriented with a maximum size of 4' wide by 3' tall (1.2m x 0.9m).