Registration Information

Registration Fee Schedule
Conference Attendee Fee Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Presenter & Early Registration Deadline  $495.00 September 16
Presenter & Early Registration Deadline with Abstract Book  $515.00 September 16
Regular Registration Deadline  $550.00 October 15
Regular Registration Deadline with Abstract Book  $570.00 October 15
Late/Onsite Registration $600.00 After October 15
Late/Onsite Registration with Abstract Book $620.00 After October 15
Student Attendee Fee Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Registration Deadline  $285.00 September 16
Early Registration Deadline with Abstract Book  $305.00 September 16
Regular Registration Deadline  $335.00 October 15
Regular Registration Deadline with Abstract Book  $355.00 October 15
Late/Onsite Registration  $385.00 After October 15
Late/Onsite Registration with Abstract Book  $405.00 After October 15

*Photocopy of valid student ID required. The student fee does not apply to post-docs. Fee payments must accompany all registrations by the deadline to qualify for the applicable discount.

GUEST FEE (10 years of age and older) Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Registration Deadline $85 September 16
Regular Registration Deadline $95 October 15
Late/Onsite Registration Deadline $105 After October 15

NOTE: The Guest Fee is not for use by co-workers.


What Does the Registration Fee Include?

Conference & Student Attendees

The ACES 2018 registration fee provides full participation in the conference including registration materials and daily refreshments; optional pre-conference workshops; Monday Pollinator Workshop; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday lunches; Wednesday Poster Reception, and Thursday Networking Social.

Guest Fee

The guest fee allows guests 10 years of age and older to attend the Welcome Networking Social and the Poster Reception.

Defer Payment

Federal employees needing to defer payment should select the invoice option when prompted for payment. This will allow you to register your attendance while providing the flexibility to pay by check at a later date. You may also contact OCI at 352-392-5930 with Credit or P-Card information once travel funds are authorized.

Refund Policy

All refund requests must be received in writing by November 1, 2018. No refunds will be issued after this date. A processing fee of $150.00 will be deducted from all meeting participant refunds and $45.00 from all student and guest refunds.

Special Needs (ADA)

Participants with special needs can be reasonably accommodated by contacting Ms. Kimberly Brand, Registrar at the Office of Conferences & Institutes, at least 30 days prior to the conference. She can be reached by email at kimmer72@ufl.edu, by phone at 1-352-392-5930, by FAX at 1-352-392-4044, or by calling 711 TTY/TDD.


Before clicking on the Register Now! link below, we recommend that you have payment information on-hand, such as credit card, check number or purchase order number, if we are to invoice your institution.




The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.

UF/IFAS OCI

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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Kristin Zupancic
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    kzupancic@ufl.edu
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