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2023 NYS Invasive Species Expo

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2023 New York Invasive Species Expo

September 24-26th, 2023

Join us for the 2023 NYS Invasive Species Expo! This is a unique conference focusing on invasive species, and will combine classic presentations and creative use of outdoor space to appeal to a wide range of attendees. The Expo will be an immersive, hands-on experience featuring:

  • Unique presentations
  • Interactive demonstrations
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Small-group discussions
  • Field trips & outdoor activities

The Expo will be hosted within the unique, historic architecture of beautiful Saratoga Spa State Park and will be open to the public with no cost for general attendance.

Sessions will be centered around the overall theme: Reflect, Adapt, Evolve. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on what’s been accomplished so far in the field of invasive species management, learn about the innovative ways we can adapt in unprecedented times, and discuss how we can evolve to confront challenges moving into the future.

General Schedule

Sunday 9/24: Community Conservation Day at the Farmers’ Market (10am-4pm)

Join us next to the Spa City Farmers’ Market to learn how you can make a positive impact in protecting our region’s biodiversity. An immersive, hands-on experience featuring presentations, demonstrations, and workshops designed to be fun for the whole family! 

Monday 9/25: Invasive Species Expo at the Roosevelt Campus (9am-5pm)

A full day of content for invasive species professionals with traditional presentations in the Spa Little Theatre, along with engaging workshops, field demos, a food truck lunch, and professional poster session.

Tuesday 9/26: Invasive Species Expo at the Roosevelt Campus (9am-12pm)

Close out these fun few days with a half-day of professional presentations, workshops, demos, and outdoor activities. See you in 2025!

Ways to Engage

Share a public exhibit or demonstration

If you’re interested in providing an exhibit or demonstration at the Community Conservation Day on Sunday 9/24, please fill out this form >>

If you’re interested in tabling or exhibiting on Monday 9/25 and Tuesday 9/26, please fill out this form >>

Submit an abstract for professional content

Attendees are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation, workshop, demonstration, or poster on Monday 9/25 or Tuesday 9/26, fill out the call for abstracts here >>


Please check back for updates on registration information.

Questions? Email

The 2021 NY Invasive Species Summit took place in Albany, NY on November 16-17th, 2021. Recordings of the presentations are available here >>