Posters & Lightning Talks

Share your research, project or idea with over 1,000 native plant lovers and professionals at our 2022 CNPS Conference. There will be a dedicated poster session and lightning talk session that engages all conference attendees. Submissions close June 30.


Poster presentations are an overview of a project, initiative or research area, and may be on any native-plant related topic. The maximum dimension for accepted posters will be 45 x 45 inches. There will be a poster session for presenters to showcase and discuss their posters.


Lightning Talks are 5-minute talks presented to a large audience of conference attendees. They are part of a 90-minute Lightning Talk session. Lightning Talks can speak to any native-plant related topic.

Conference Registration

All presenters must register for the conference and are responsible for paying registration fees.

Submission Deadline

The deadline to submit a proposal is June 30, 2022.


If your presentation is selected, you will be notified with an acceptance email by August 1, 2022.

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Please join us in thanking our major sponsors for making this year’s event possible! Become a sponsor today.

Giant Sequoia


Valley Oak


Moulton Niguel Water District

White Sage

H.T. Harvey & Associates Ecological Consultants
East Bay Municipal Utility District

Melo Gardens

California Poppy

Westervelt Ecological Services

Carol Witham

Jepson Herbarium
Helix Environmental Planning