Agenda-at-a-Glance

Sunday, October 16, 2022
12:30pm - 4:30pm Optional Pre-conference Field Trips
4:30pm - 6:30pm Pre-Conference Registration Open and Early Silent Auction Donation Check-In
Monday, October 17, 2022
6:30am - 9:30am Hotel Breakfast for In-House Guests
7:00am - 4:30pm Registration Open & Silent Auction Donation Check-In
8:00am - 9:30am Opening General Session and Keynote Speaker – Gary Bachman
9:30am - 10:30am Concurrent Sessions (1-3)
10:30am - 10:45am Refreshment Break - UF/IFAS Bookstore Opens
10:45am-11:45am Concurrent Sessions (4-6)
11:45am - 12:50pm Lunch and Presentation of Service Awards
1:00pm - 2:00pm Concurrent Sessions (7-9)
2:10pm - 3:10pm Concurrent Sessions (10-12)
3:10pm - 3:30pm Refreshment Break - Silent Auction Opens
3:30pm-4:30pm General Session and Keynote Speaker – Jaret Daniels
4:30pm - 6:00pm Welcome Social & Book Signing with Gary Bachman & Jaret Daniels
6:00pm - 7:30pm Embassy Suites evening reception for hotel guests only (Dinner on own)
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
6:30am - 9:30pm Hotel Breakfast for In-House Guests
7:00am - 5:00pm Registration and UF/IFAS Bookstore Open
7:00am - 4:30pm Silent Auction Open
7:30am – 8:30am County Photos
8:35am - 9:45am General Session and Keynote Speaker – Linda Seals & Ramona Madhosingh-Hector
9:45am - 10:15am Refreshment Break
10:15am - 11:15am Concurrent Sessions (13-15)
11:30am - 1:15pm Lunch & Industry Updates -and- Awards of Excellence Presentations
1:30pm - 2:30pm Concurrent Sessions (16-18)
2:30pm - 3:00pm Refreshment Break - Last call for silent auction bids
3:00pm - 4:00pm Master Gardener Volunteer Fun Workshops
4:00pm - 5:30pm Silent Auction Checkout
4:00pm - 6:00pm 4-H Plant ID & Judging Contest
5:30pm - 7:30pm Embassy Suites evening reception for hotel guests only (Dinner on own)
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
6:30am - 9:30pm Hotel Breakfast for In-House Guests
8:00am - 11:00am Registration and UF/IFAS Bookstore Open
8:35am - 11:00am Closing General Session and Keynote Speakers – Kevin Coyne  |  Madeline Hooper & Jeff Hughes
11:15am - 11:30am Closing Remarks & Conference Concludes

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.

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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