UF/IFAS Extension

New Dates!

October 27-30, 2020


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Pre-Short Course Session

New Dates!

October 27-30, 2020


Course Locations

Due to increasing concerns, restrictions, and local executive orders associated with COVID-19, the Coral Springs Marriott is unable to commit to hosting the Short Course in October. As a result, there will be no on-site presence; instead, the entire Short Course will be presented virtually and transmitted to Extension offices throughout Florida, where attendees will be hosted by an Extension agent. We are still lining up host sites, but already have commitments from several. You will be assigned to the host site closest to you to reduce the need for travel and you will be notified of your host location by Friday, October 16, 2020. Presentations will be pre-recorded and streamed at the scheduled time, and speakers will participate in a live Q&A session.

The location sites are as follows:

Brevard County Extension Office

Address: 3695 Lake Drive, Cocoa FL 32926
Host: Bonnie Wells

Charlotte County Extension Office

Address: 1120 O’Donnell Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33953
Host: Holly Bates

Collier County Extension Office

Address: 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples FL 34120
Host: Michael Sipos

Duval County Extension Office

Address: 1010 N. McDuff Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32254
Host: Chris Kerr

Fort Lauderdale Research & Education Center

Address: 3205 College Avenue, Davie FL 33314
Host: Kim Moore

Hillsborough County Extension Office

Address: 5339 County Road 579, Seffner FL 33584
Host: Susan Haddock

Manatee County Extension Office

Address: 1303 17th Street West, Palmetto FL 34221
Host: Michelle Atkinson

Palm Beach County Extension Office

Address: 559 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach FL 33415
Host: Frank Dowdle

We will be adding additional host sites and will update this page as we have confirmation of new sites. You will be notified of your location assignment no later than October 16th.

If you have any questions regarding your location assignment, contact Dr. Lyn Gettys: lgettys@ufl.edu. If you have any questions regarding your Short Course registration, contact Kim Brand: kimmer72@ufl.edu.

UF/IFAS Extension

Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. UF/IFAS Extension encompasses thousands of Extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff, and volunteers, all working to provide solutions for your life.


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 enhance and sustain the quality of human life by making that information accessible.


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