Registration Information

Registration Fee Schedule

Anyone who wishes to attend SFTIC 2017, including speakers, poster presenters, moderators, session organizers and attendees, needs to register and pay the applicable fee to participate. Fee payments must accompany all registrations by the deadline to qualify for the applicable discount.

ATTENDEE FEE Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $ 350.00 7-Apr
Regular Reduced Registration $ 395.00 12-May
Late Registration $ 450.00 After May 12
STUDENT FEE* Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Discounted Registration $ 250.00 7-Apr
Regular Reduced Registration $ 295.00 12-May
Late Registration $ 350.00 After May 12

*Photocopy of valid student ID required. The student fee does not apply to post-docs.

OPTIONAL WORKSHOP: Monday, June 19 Registration Fee Registration Deadline
North American Quantitative Genetics Workshop No Charge June 1st or until workshop is full (attendance is limited to 30 people)
GUEST FEE (16 years of age and older) Registration Fee Registration Deadline
Early Bird Registration $80 7-Apr
Regular Registration $100 12-May
Closing Dinner & Awards Banquet (Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
$35 Space is limited. We will continue selling banquet tickets on a first-come, first-served basis until all seats are full.

NOTE: The Guest Fee is not for use by co-workers.

What Does the Registration Fee Include?


The registration fee, combined with funds contributed by our generous sponsors, provides full participation in all conference sessions and networking functions, including morning, mid-day and afternoon refreshment breaks, a Poolside Welcome Social on Monday, a Poster Session Networking Reception on Tuesday, a lunch buffet on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the Closing Dinner and Awards banquet on Wednesday.

Guest Fee

The guest fee allows guests 16 years of age and older to attend the Welcome Social on Monday evening, and the Poster Session Networking Reception on Tuesday. The guest fee does not include meeting attendance, lunches or the closing dinner banquet. Additional tickets may be purchased if you wish to bring a guest to the dinner.

Refund Policy

All refund requests must be received in writing by Wednesday, May 31st, 2017. A processing fee of 50% will be deducted from all meeting attendee and workshop refunds and $25.00 from all guest refunds. After May 31st, 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.

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.


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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