Critical Deadlines

Please add these important dates to your calendar.

Session Proposals

Call Opens: July 29, 20198
Call Closes: September 20, 2019
Notified of Status: October 10, 2019
Organizer to Email Instructions to Speakers: December 1, 2019
Confirm Moderator: February 12, 2020
Submit Agenda Grid*: February 19, 2020

*We will provide a template to be completed.


Call Opens: October 16, 2019
Call Closes: February 14, 2020
Notified of Status: March 18, 2020
Register to Confirm: April 17, 2020

Agenda & Poster Directory

Released on Web Site March 26, 2020


Online Form Opens March 18, 2020
Early Fee Deadline: April 17, 2020
Regular Fee Deadline: June 19, 2020
Sign up for Field Trips: June 19 or until full

Hotel Reservations

Group rate guaranteed through June 19, 2020.

Airline Flights & Rental Car

Book by July 1, 2020

Conference in Progress

August 2-6, 2020


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.


The Office of Conferences & Institutes 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 human life.

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