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Our office consists of several talented individuals all equipped with the skills needed to provide you with the very best in conference planning and coordination.

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Our Services

Your time is valuable. Let us manage the details so you can relax and attend your own conference with confidence while we make sure things are running smoothly.

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About Us

UF/IFAS OCI is a full service conference planning agency at the University of Florida. We were created to support the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) mission to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and to make that knowledge available to people to sustain and enhance the quality of life. Conferences have proven an effective tool for disseminating and sharing this wealth of knowledge, and UF/IFAS OCI conducts a variety of workshops, conferences and symposia in support of the IFAS mission. Contact us to find out how our team of trained meeting professionals can help plan your next conference or event.

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Upcoming Events

International Citrus & Beverage Conference (ICBC)

September 17-20, 2024
Clearwater Beach, FL

ICBC brings together industry researchers, technical and managerial personnel, and partners who are involved members of the food, beverage, and citrus industries.

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Master Gardener Volunteer Advanced Training Conference

October 20-23, 2024
Kissimmee, FL

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer program continues to engage with Florida residents and provide the most trusted horticulture information and education that it can deliver.

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Symposium on Flooding Adaptation

October 28-31, 2024
Kissimmee, FL

This symposium is designed to unite communities of practice throughout the state and collectively address and improve outcomes for water inundation stemming from high tides, storm surge, extreme events, runoff from excessive rainfall, poor drainage, and other sources impacting the built environment.

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UF’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.

While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed an international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension. Because of this mission and the diversity of Florida’s climate and agricultural commodities, UF/IFAS has facilities located throughout Florida.

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Ready to plan your next conference with UF/IFAS OCI? Contact us today and find out what a difference a dedicated conference management team can make.

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