Registration Information

Registration Fee Schedule

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Attendee Fee Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $ 495.00 Received on or before December 7
Regular Reduced Registration $ 550.00 Received by February 14
Late Registration $ 595.00 Received after February 14
Student Attendee Fee* Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $ 295.00 Received on or before December 7
Regular Reduced Registration $ 350.00 Received by February 14
Late Registration $ 395.00 Received after February 14
Guest Fee (18 years of age and older) Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Guest Fee $ 150.00 Received by February 14
Late Guest Attendee Fee $ 175.00 Received after February 14
Additional Dinner Banquet Tickets
Wednesday, March 27 from 7-9pm
$ 70.00 Received by February 14

*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.

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

What Does the Registration Fee Include?

Attendee

The registration fee provides full participation in the conference, meals delineated on the agenda including breakfast vouchers, lunch vouchers, mid-day and afternoon breaks, Sunday Night Welcome Reception, two Networking Receptions, an off property tour (lunch included), and a Wednesday Evening Closing Dinner Banquet.

Guest Fee

The guest fee allows guests 18 years of age and older to attend the two Networking Receptions and Wednesday Evening Closing Dinner Banquet.

Refund Policy

All refund requests must be received in writing by January 14, 2019. A processing fee of 50% will be deducted from all meeting attendee refunds and $25.00 from all guest refunds. After January 14, no refunds will be issued.

Special Needs

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.




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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