Welcome to OPDMC

The 92nd annual meeting will be held  January 10-12, 2018 at the Hilton in Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the new home of the Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference website.  If you have questions, or need additional information please email chris@opdmc.org or call Chris at 509-663-8181 x232.

If you wish to give a presentation or poster at the meeting, titles are due by November 17th and abstracts are due by December 4, 2017.  See the Abstract Submission page for more information.

2018 OPDMC Agenda

January 10-12th, Portland Oregon. Session order:

  1. Biology/PhenologyModerator: Louis Nottingham (WSU)
  2. Mating Disruption/SIRModerator: Chris Adams (MSU)
  3. ImplementationModerator: Larry Gut (MSU)
  4. Thresholds/MonitoringModerator: Chuck Burkes (USDA-ARS)
  5. Biological ControlModerator: Peter Shearer  (WSU)
  6. Invasive SpeciesModerator: Alix Whitener (WSU)
  7. Chemical Control/New ProductsModerator: Barat Bisabri  (Bisabri Ag Research & Consulting)

Agenda, Proceedings and Minutes

 2018 General Schedule

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2018 Western Disease Conference Agenda

The Western Disease Conference will be held in the Broadway Meeting rooms of the Portland Hilton.

Wednesday – Field/Vegetable/Specialty Crops/Turf Session (pdf)
Thursday – Fruit Disease Session (pdf)

Contact Tamla Blunt for more information:  tamla.blunt@colostate.edu

No-Host Reception

A no-host reception will be held Wednesday, January 10th, 5-7 PM at the Hilton; registration is not required to attend.

Registration via PayPal


PayPal Instructions: Select “Registration + Proceedings $100”, “Registration Only $90”, or “Proceedings Only $10” and click “Add to Cart”.  This will open up the PayPal cart in a new browser window. If you wish to register more than one person at a time, change the quantity in the PayPal cart.

If you want to pay with a credit card, choose the grey “Check Out” button under the “PayPal checkout” button. Click for step-by-step PayPal instructions (PDF).

***Please verify your cart quantities before you check out.  If you started the checkout process in a previous session but didn’t complete it, you might end up with extra registrations in your basket.***

After registering, you should get a receipt from service@paypal.com. If you do not receive a receipt within an hour (PayPal has been very slow this year), check your junk or spam folders, or add “service@paypal.com” to your safe senders list.

Onsite registration (cash or check only) is $100 for the meeting and $10 for the abstract book (quantities are limited).  Student registration at the meeting is FREE with ID.

Personalized Nametags: PayPal registration does not allow us to capture attendees names if they are different from the cardholder.  Please email your PayPal receipt and a list of registrant names to chris@opdmc.org if you would like pre-printed nametags.

Hotel Reservations

Hilton Portland:

You can link to the Hilton Hotel

There are rooms available with either a King or 2 Double Beds for the price of $129.00.
**Please note: You will be given a code at check-in to get free Wi-Fi in your room.**

Group Rate Deadline – Dec 12, 2018

Paramount Hotel:

There is also a block of 20 rooms on reserve at the Paramount Hotel for $134/night.

Address: 808 SW Taylor St, Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 223-9900, use OPDMC when registering

Link: http://uspor.webhotel.microsdc.us/bp/search_rooms.jsp?groupCode=opdmc18

Rooms sell out, so please book early.


Click here for directions to the meeting.


Please email chris@opdmc.org