About EMAPi

EMAPi Conferences (Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions) are held in alternate years at selected  venues around the world. They uniquely focus on invasive plant research and management.  Although the EMAPi name was first adopted in 2001, the earliest roots of EMAPi can be traced to an invasive plants conference organized in 1992 by Max Wade, Lois Child and John Brock .  Prior meeting venues were as follows:

1992 United Kingdom (Loughborough University)

1993  Czech Republic (Institute of Botany, Pruhonice)

1995 United States (Tempe,  Arizona)

1997 Germany (Technische Universitaet, Berlin)

1999 Italy (Universita degli Studi di Sassari)

2001 United Kingdom (Loughborough University)

2003 United States (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

2005 Poland (University of Silesia, Katowice)

2007 Australia (Perth)

2009 South Africa (Stellenbosch)

2011 Hungary (Szombathely)

2013 Brazil (Pirenópolis)