Agenda-at-a-Glance

Sunday, March 24, 2019
4:00pm – 7:00pm Registration Open
4:00pm – 7:00pm Sponsor & Poster Presenter Move-In
5:00pm – 8:00pm Welcome Reception
Monday, March 25, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am Morning Refreshments
8:00am – 9:00am Welcome and Opening Plenary with Keynote Presentation
9:00am – 5:00pm General Session
12noon – 1:30pm Lunch on Own
5:00pm – 6:30pm Poster Session & Networking Reception I
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am Morning Refreshments
8:00am – 3:30pm General Session
12noon – 1:30pm Lunch on Own
3:30pm – 5:00pm Final Session – Student “Lightening Talks” by Poster Presentations
5:00pm – 6:30pm Poster Session & Networking Reception II
6:30pm – 8:00pm Sponsor & Poster Presenter Move-Out
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:00am Morning Refreshments TO GO as we board busses to depart hotel for Field Tour
7:30am – 9:00pm Group Off Property for All Day Tour in North Florida
9:00pm Return to Host Hotel – Conference Concludes



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