Registration Information

The registration fee provides each attendee the educational program, a book of presentations, morning and afternoon light refreshments, and the Tuesday evening Welcome Reception.

Registration Fees

Registration Category Deadline Fee
Early Reduced Registration By February 26, 2018 $250
Regular Registration By April 9, 2018 $300
Late Registration After April 9, 2018 $350
Student Registration N/A $125
NOTE: Student attendees must fax or email a copy of their Student ID to the UF/IFAS Office of Conferences & Institutes to register. Fax: 352.392.4044, Email: kimmer72@ufl.edu

Before beginning the online registration process, we recommend that you have payment information on-hand, such as credit card, check, or purchase order number.

Refund Policy

Requests for registration refunds will be honored if written notice of cancellation is received by the UF/IFAS Office of Conferences & Institutes (OCI) on or before April 9, 2018. A $50.00 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds. No refunds will be honored for cancellations after April 9, 2018.

Special Needs

Participants with special needs can be reasonably accommodated if they contact the UF/IFAS Office of Conferences & Institutes (OCI) at least 21 working days prior to the short course. We can be reached by email mstage@ufl.edu, by phone: 1.352.392.5930, or by calling 711 TTY/TDD.





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Important Deadlines

Early Registration

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February 26 Deadline
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Sponsor Recognition in Mailer

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March 1 Deadline
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Hotel Reservations

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April 15, 2018 or Rooms Fill
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Sponsor Recognition in Print at the Short Course

April 2 Deadline
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Regular Registration

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April 9 Deadline
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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.

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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    (352) 294-3581
  • Email:
    mstage@ufl.edu
  • Address:
    2311 Mowry Road, Bldg. 78
    PO Box 110750
    Gainesville, FL 32611
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