Registration Information

We are pleased you wish to register for this meeting but, advance registration is closed. We will be happy to register you onsite.

Registration Fee Schedule

Attendee Regular Reduced Registration Fee (Ends Feb 1) Late Registration Fee (Begins Feb 2)
Administrative Heads Section – Southern Region (S-AHS) $560.00 $610.00
Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (SAAESD) $560.00 $610.00
Association of Extension Administrators (AEA)* $535.00 $585.00
Association of Sothern Region Extension Directors (ASRED) $560.00 $610.00
Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching – Southern Region (S-CARET) $560.00 $610.00
Association of Research Directors (ARD)* $535.00 $585.00
Academic Programs Section – Southern Region (S-APS) $560.00 $610.00
*These categories include attendance on Tuesday & Wednesday only.
OPTIONAL Tour - Thursday, March 21: Port Everglades & UF/IFAS Ft. Lauderdale Research & Education Center Space is limited. Accompanying guests may participate by paying the optional tour fee.
Tour Fee (Tour registration closes March 1 or once tour fills.) $ 60.00
Guest Fee (18 years of age and older) Registration Fee
Full Guest Fee (includes three continental breakfasts, the reception on Tuesday and dinner on Wednesday. $140.00
Tuesday Guest Fee (Includes Tuesday continental breakfast and evening reception only) $60.00
Wednesday Guest Fee (Includes Wednesday continental breakfast and dinner only) $65.00
Note: The Guest Fee is not for use by co-workers

What Does the Registration Fee Include?


The registration fee provides full participation in the conference, meals delineated on the agenda including morning, mid-day and afternoon breaks, Tuesday Night Welcome Reception, Wednesday Evening Dinner Banquet, and the Thursday Evening Closing Reception.

NOTE: The AEA and ARD fees do not include participation in any Thursday meal events.

Guest Fee

The guest fee allows guests 18 years of age and older to attend functions included with each applicable guest fee category listed above.

Tour Fee

The tour fee includes bussing, a tour of Port Everglades, the educational program and lunch.

Refund Policy

All refund requests must be received in writing by February 15, 2019. A processing fee of 50% will be deducted from all refunds (registration or tours). After February 15, no refunds will be issued.

Special Needs

Participants with special needs can be reasonably accommodated by contacting Ms. Kimberly Brand, Registrar at the Office of Conferences & Institutes, at least 30 days prior to the conference. She can be reached by email at, by phone at 1-352-392-5930, by FAX at 1-352-392-4044, or by calling 711 TTY/TDD.

2019 Southern Region Mini Land-Grant Meeting Program Book

Program Book

Click the thumbnail to view the online program book for the 2019 Southern Region Mini Land-Grant Meeting

Important Deadlines

Advanced registration is now closed but, we will be happy to register you onsite.

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.

The University of Florida’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.

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