Agenda-at-a-Glance

Monday, April 17, 2017

9:00am–10:00am Workshop Attendee Arrival and Registration
10:00am–5:00pm OPTIONAL Pre-Conference Workshops
4:00pm–7:00pm Conference Registration Open
4:00pm–7:00pm

Exhibiting Sponsors and Poster Session One Presenters Install Displays

 

(Poster Session One presenters will remove displays on Wednesday during the 10:00am-10:20am refreshment break.
Poster Session Two presenters will install displays on Wednesday during the 12noon-1:20pm lunch break.)

5:00pm–7:00pm Informal Networking Social on the Patio
  IMPROMPTU MEETINGS: If you want to take advantage of having multiple colleagues gathered in one location to hold a private meeting, a small room is available throughout the conference on a first-come, first-served basis. A sign-up sheet will be posted at the conference, or email Beth Miller-Tipton to reserve space in advance (bmt@ufl.edu).

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

7:30am–8:30am Morning Refreshments in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
8:30am–10:00am Opening Plenary Session
10:20am–5:00pm Concurrent Sessions
12noon–1:20pm Lunch Buffet Provided
5:00pm–7:15pm Poster Session One & Networking Reception

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

7:30am–8:30am Morning Refreshments in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
8:30am–10:00am Plenary Session
10:20am–5:00pm Concurrent Sessions
12noon–1:20pm

Lunch Buffet Provided

(Poster Session Two presenters install posters)

5:00pm Evening on Own

Thursday, April 20, 2017

7:30am–8:00am Morning Refreshments in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
8:00am–10:15am Poster Session Two & Networking
10:20am–5:00pm Concurrent Sessions
12noon–1:20pm Lunch Buffet Provided
5:00pm–6:00pm Networking Reception
6:00pm–7:00pm Closing Keynote Address
7:00pm–9:00pm Poster and Exhibitor Move-out

Daily mid-day and afternoon refreshment breaks will also be provided in the Poster & Sponsor Display Area.

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Important Deadlines

March 10
Hotel Reservation Deadline

April 3
Regular Registration Fee Expires




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OCI stands for the Office of Conferences & Institutes. It is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. OCI was created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life.

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