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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

USDA FSOP National Project Directors Meeting

May 31-June 1, 2023
Tampa, FL

Over this two-day program, the Lead Regional Coordination Center (LRCC) and four regional centers (Southern (SC), North Central (NC), Northeast (NECAFS), and the Western (WC) will host FSOP grant awardees from around the country, both virtually and in person, as they discuss their accomplishments and success stories.

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Multi-Omic Integration for AI Genomic Prediction

July 10-14, 2023
Gainesville, FL

This course is intended for research scientists from the private sector and public institutions interested in learning the foundations of different prediction frameworks considering the integration of multiple omics of information (or layers) with applications in plant and animal breeding.

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International Citrus & Beverage Conference

September 19-22, 2023
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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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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