Tentative Agenda-at-a-Glance

Monday, March 18, 2019
Attendee Arrival Day
Registration Opens - Palm Foyer [4:00 PM - 6:00 PM]
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Registration Opens - Palm Foyer [6:00 AM - 4:30 PM]
6:30am-8:00am Group Breakfast Location: Breezes Terrace
Concurrent Sessions [8:00 AM - 10:00 AM]
Room Orchid Ibis Royal
Poinciana
8:00am-10:00am Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) & Association of Southern Region Extension Region Directors (ASRED) Association of Research Directors (ARD) Association of Extension Administrators (AEA)
10:00am-10:30am AM Break Location: Grand Floridian Foyer
Concurrent Sessions [10:30 AM - 12:00 PM]
Room Egret /
Sandpiper
Sawgrass /
Mangrove
Ibis Royal
Poinciana
10:30am-12:00noon Association of Southern Region Extension Region Directors (ASRED) Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) Association of Research Directors (ARD) Association of Extension Administrators (AEA)
12noon-1:30pm Group Lunch Location: Breezes Terrace
Concurrent Sessions [1:30 PM - 3:00 PM]
Room Egret /
Sandpiper
Sawgrass /
Mangrove
Orchid Cocoplum Royal
Poinciana
1:30pm-3:00pm Association of Southern Region Extension Region Directors (ASRED) Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching - Southern Region
(S-CARET) & Administrative Heads Section - Southern Region (S-AHS)
Academic Programs Section - Southern Region
(S-APS)
Association of Research Directors (ARD) & Association of Extension Administrators (AEA)
3:00pm-3:30pm PM Break Location: Grand Floridian Foyer
Concurrent Sessions [3:30 PM - 5:00 PM]
Room Egret /
Sandpiper
Sawgrass /
Mangrove
Orchid Ibis Cocoplum Royal
Poinciana
3:30pm-5:00pm Association of Southern Region Extension Region Directors (ASRED) Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching - Southern Region
(S-CARET)
Administrative Heads Section - Southern Region (S-AHS) Academic Programs Section - Southern Region
(S-APS)
Association of Research Directors (ARD) & Association of Extension Administrators (AEA)
6:00pm-9:00pm Tuesday Night Welcome Reception Location: Breezes Terrace
Program Concludes for the Day
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
6:30am-8:00am Group Breakfast Location: Breezes Terrace
8:00am-5:30pm

Joint Session [Great Cypress / Royal Poinciana]

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Administrative Heads Section – Southern Region (S-AHS)
Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD)
Association of Extension Administrators (AEA)
Association of Sothern Region Extension Directors (ASRED)
Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching – Southern Region (S-CARET)
Association of Research Directors (ARD)
Academic Programs Section - Southern Region (S-APS)

10:00am-10:30am AM Break Location: Grand Floridian Foyer
12noon-1:30pm Group Lunch Location: Cypress/Royal
3:00pm-3:30pm PM Break Location: Grand Floridian Foyer
6:00pm-9:00pm Dinner Banquet Location: Breezes Terrace
Thursday, March 21, 2019
6:30am-8:00am Group Breakfast Location: Breezes Terrace
Concurrent Sessions [8:00 AM - 10:00 AM]
Room Egret /
Sandpiper
Orchid Sawgrass /
Mangrove
Cocoplum Ibis
8:00am-10:00am Association of Southern Region Extension Region Directors (ASRED) Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching - Southern Region
(S-CARET)
Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) Academic Programs Section - Southern Region
(S-APS)
Administrative Heads Section - Southern Region (S-AHS)
10:00am-10:30am AM Break Location: Grand Floridian Foyer
Optional Tour [10:00 AM - 4:00 PM]
(Bus boards at 10:00am and departs promptly at 10:30am at the Convention Center Entrance)
Room Egret / Sandpiper
10:30am-12:00pm Association of Southern Region Extension Region Directors (ASRED)
Conference Concludes 12noon
5:30pm –7:30pm Closing Reception (hosted by Jack Payne, UF/IFAS Senior VP for Agriculture and Natural Resources)

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The Southern Region of the U.S. has abundant opportunity as well as some enduring challenges in ensuring a safe and profitable food system, community and individual economic vitality and a healthy citizenry. The 2019 Southern Region Mini Land-grant Meeting brings together leaders from seven groups from both 1862 and 1890 Land-grant universities.



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