Sunday, November 4, 2018
8:30am - 4:00pm Guests on Own for Optional Everglades Tour Activities
1:00pm - 5:00pm Executive Committee Meeting
4:00pm – 7:00pm Registration Opens
4:00pm-6:00pm Poster Presenters and Sponsors Set-Up Displays
6:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome Social in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
7:00pm - 9:00pm USDA Capsicum Crop Germplasm Committee Meeting [Island Room]
(for committee members only)
Monday, November 5, 2018
7:00am - 7:00pm Registration Open
7:00am - 8:00am Morning Refreshments in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
8:00am – 9:00am General Session
9:00am – 5:00pm Two Concurrent Sessions
12noon - 1:30pm Group Luncheon
5:00pm - 6:00pm All poster and sponsor display materials to be removed (Posters must be removed by 6pm.)
7:00pm - 7:30pm Networking Social
7:30pm – 10:00pm Evening Dinner Banquet
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7:00am Morning refreshments before boarding buses to depart hotel on field tour
7:45am – 5:00pm Group boards buses
8:00am – 5:00pm Commercial Field Trip: This segment of our conference entails an all-day tour of local industry research facilities and commercial production. Traditional cultivars as well as advanced breeding material will be available at all sites. (Lunch will be provided.)
5:30pm Busses return to hotel
7:00pm - 10:00pm Closing Dinner Banquet
10:00pm Conference Concludes
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Post-Conference Optional Event – Florida Ag Expo [Cost: $75]
6:00am Coffee and morning refreshments
6:30am Bus departs hotel
6:30am - 8:30am Travel to Florida Ag Expo
12noon Lunch Provided at Ag Expo
3:30pm Board bus and return to hotel
5:30pm Arrive at hotel - group on own for dinner

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