Registration Dates

Rate (in US dollars)
  APS Member Other Students*

(Until November 31st)

$ 350

$ 375

$ 150

(December 1st to 31st)

$ 375

$ 400

$ 150

(January 1st to February 23rd)

$ 450

$ 475

$ 200

(February 26 to March 1st)

$ 525

$ 550

Not accepted


$ 58

$ 58



$ 50

$ 50

$ 50


Registration includes lunch and two coffee breaks for each day of the conference
* Student verification: provide name and contact information for your thesis director or for the director of the program where you are a student
** Abstracts will be published in Phytopathology
*** Confirmed workshops:
(1) Mycotoxin detection (15 participants)
(2) Methods for the identification of tropical diseases (30 participants)


Abstract submission and presentation guidelines

- Form 1: Registration and Abstracts

- Form 2: congress Inscription
If you registered an account with Form 1, you should use the same username and password to access Form 2 and register and submit payment for the conference. If not, you should first fill out of Form 1 to create an account


Graduate Student Paper Competition

SPECIAL NOTE FOR STUDENTS PRESENTERS: Please confirm your participation in the oral paper competition by sending a short email message with your name and abstract title to:, no later than February 17, 2017.

During the APS Caribbean Division Meeting there will be a graduate student oral paper competition with three student awards offered, each one consisting of a certificate and a cash award given by the Student Award Committee. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, in the amounts of $600, $400, and $200, respectively. These awards and recognition will be given at the meeting.

Furthermore, the winner of the oral paper competition will have the opportunity to attend the APS Annual Meeting and present their research. To attend that meeting, the winner will receive $1000.

Presentations will be a total of 15 minutes, where the talk should be from 11 to 12 minutes, with 3 to 4 minutes available for questions. We require that this presentation is given in English and judging will take into if English is not your first language.

Please see the Abstract submission form to upload your talk. If you have any questions about the paper competition, please contact any of the organizing committee members.
For further information about the paper competition,

More information:

Scientific Program:
Contact in FundaciĆ³nUCR: Phone. 2511-1777 / E-mail: