Conference Listings

Upcoming Conferences

  • 7th Biennial UF Water Institute Symposium

    February 25-26, 2020
    Gainesville, FL, USA

    The UF Water Institute Symposia is a unique venue for cross-disciplinary dialogue bringing together scientists, industry representatives, resource managers and public policy makers to focus on some of the most critical and challenging issues confronting Florida’s water.

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  • Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture & Natural Resources

    April 26-28, 2020
    Gainesville, FL, USA

    The Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture and Natural Resources brings together statisticians from academia, industry & government to discuss ideas and advancements in the application of statistics to solving agricultural research problems.

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  • 13th International Symposium on Biogeochemistry of Wetlands

    April 27-30, 2020
    Baton Rouge, LA, USA

    Thi   symposium provides a framework for scientists to share technical information on various topics related to coupled biogeochemical cycling of macro-elements and associated organic and inorganic contaminants.

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  • Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

    May 4-7, 2020
    Coral Springs, FL, USA

    For 43 years, the University of Florida has offered training and continuing education for Florida's pesticide applicators through the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course. The Short Course features leading experts in Aquatic and Upland vegetation management, and is designed to benefit those new to the industry and experienced professionals seeking a comprehensive update.

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  • National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration

    August 2-6, 2020
    Portland, OR, USA

    NCER is an interdisciplinary conference on large-scale ecosystem restoration presenting state-of-the art science and engineering, planning and policy in a partnership environment. NCER brings together scientists, engineers, policy makers, planners and partners from across the country actively involved in large-scale ecosystem restoration.

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  • ACES: A Community on Ecosystem Services

    December 14-17, 2020
    Bonita Springs, FL, USA

    The ACES Conference brings together this community in partnership with Ecosystem Markets and the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), providing an open forum to share experiences, methods, and tools for assessing and incorporating ecosystem services into public and private decisions.

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Ongoing Specialized Training Programs

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    Florida Master
    Naturalist Program (FMNP)

    The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida's natural world.

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    Soil & Water Science
    Short Courses

    These short courses are designed for students with a strong interest in agricultural sciences and natural resource management, as related to sustainable productivity and water quality.

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    Florida Natural Resources Leadership Institute

    NRLI seeks to impact decision making in Florida by creating a network of professionals prepared to effectively address natural resource issues through conflict management and collaboration.

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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 by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed a national and international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and Extension.

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