Critical Dates & Deadlines

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March 1, 2018

Abstracts Due

March 14, 2018

Agenda Grids Due by Session Organizers

April 18, 2018

Presenter Notifications Released

May 1, 2018

Detailed Agenda Posted

May 18, 2018

Speakers, Poster Presenters and Moderators Must Be Registered to Confirm Participation

Early Bird Discounted Reg Fee EXPIRES

July 17, 2018

Regular Registration Fee EXPIRES

July 20, 2018

Hotel Reservation Deadline

August 1, 2018

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Hosting Organizations


Society of Ecological Restoration

Platinum Sponsor

Walton Family Foundation

Partnering Organizations





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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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